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Tackling Phishing: The Most Popular Phishing Techniques and What You Can Do About It
December 12, 2018

Overall, the infosec community has done a relatively good job in securing systems. While a measure of restrained back-patting is …

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Bomb Threat Emails: Extortion Gets Physical

December 14, 2018

We’ve seen yet another change in tactics for the recent spate of extortion campaigns. Whereas before these emails tried to …

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2019 Cyber Security Forecasts: Six Things on the Horizon

December 5, 2018

The new year is upon us! 2018 brought us Spectre and Meltdown, Russian GRU indictments, and the exposure of 500 …

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Black Friday and Cybercrime: Retail’s Frankenstein Monster

November 20, 2018

With every year that passes, Black Friday seems to morph into a creation its original proponents could not have even …

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Sextortion 2.0: A New Lure

November 20, 2018

Back in September we released a blog about the large volume of sextortion email campaigns that were hitting people’s inboxes. …

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To Pay or Not to Pay: A Large Retailer Responds to DDoS Extortion

November 8, 2018

Fans of The Sopranos or Goodfellas are well-versed in the world of extortion. Whether it is paying off Tony Soprano …

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81,000 Hacked Facebook Accounts for Sale: 5 Things to Know

November 2, 2018

This morning, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) published an article detailing how online actors had obtained and advertised at least …

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The Dark Web: Marketers’ Trick or Threat Intelligence Treat?

October 31, 2018

At this time of the year, you can’t go anywhere without encountering something dark, spooky and mysterious. It all reminds …

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Bank Discovers Customer Credit Card Numbers Traded Online

October 23, 2018

Payment card fraud costs banks and merchants nearly $23 billion a year and rising. As consumers spend more money online, …

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12.5 Million Email Archives Exposed: Lowering the Barriers for BEC

October 18, 2018

Digital Shadows’ latest research report, Pst! Cybercriminals on the Outlook for Your Emails, highlights the different ways cybercriminals can access corporate …

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33,000 Accounting Inbox Credentials Exposed Online: BEC Made Easy

October 9, 2018

Last week, I wrote about how cybercriminals are looking to trade corporate emails in their pursuit of conducting Business Email …

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