One uncomfortable reality of the social media era is that the information that we are so freely sharing online is actually providing cybercriminals with a treasure trove of information that they can use to make their malicious attacks more believable...and therefore more successful.
Phishing is one of the most prevalent and efficient ways for cyber criminals to exploit employees and gain access to sensitive data. Instead of looking for system vulnerabilities, they are targeting human ones by creating sophisticated campaigns intended to trick you and your staff into providing sensitive data to them.
Being cyber aware is a business imperative, and understanding the fundamentals of social engineering is critical to that awareness. Because the cyber criminals are targeting YOU. Not the vulnerabilities in your systems, but you and your team.
It’s official! In our connected world, no digital domain or communication is sacred anymore. In addition to staying alert to email phishing scams, malvertising and insecure Wi-Fi connections, text messages should also be treated as suspect thanks to SMiShing.
Social engineering is the art of manipulating you into giving up personal or private information. It's also a very common type of cyberattack levied against small and medium-sized businesses (SMB’s), making it critical that you understand both what it is and how it’s being used to trick victims (your employees) into handing over confidential...
You may be the one who is most responsible for putting your computer at risk of a breach or malware infection. But by taking steps to end these 10 bad habits, you can limit your risks and enjoy a safer, more secure 2017.
Halloween frights may come around only once a year, but there are some truly scary scams lurking online every single day of the year.
He didn't MEAN to take down your business network.
All he did was click on the link in that email his bank sent him unexpectedly.
Because if he didn't follow that link immediately, his account was going to be frozen. And he had plans later on, so not being able to access his account was going to be super inconvenient.
It was just one click.
Do you know how to spot phishing attacks and keep your business network safe from threats like ransomware and identify theft?
One of the mainstays in a hacker's arsenal is the phishing attack. Phishing is defined as a form of fraud in which the attacker tries to learn information such as login credentials or account information by masquerading...