Category: Malware

How to survive in the world of malware terrorism…

 

Scam of the Week: Fiendishly Clever Gmail Phishing You Need to Know About

Twitter user @_thp shared a recent phishing scam that they received; and it’s so fiendishly clever that it’s gone viral. They wrote: “This is the most clever phishing scam I’ve ever encountered and for a second it almost got me.” Now, that is perhaps a bit exaggerated, but you haveRead More …

Seven Passwords You Should Never Use

Owning a small business means owning data. You’re constantly acquiring new information related to your customers, your financial details, and all the vendors and contractors with whom you work. One cyber criminal, though, one lucky hack, and you’ve just exposed your business to a major blow. From lost trust amongRead More …

New Email Ransomware Threat

OK, here is something new and really scary. There is a new type of ransomware coming which will encrypt your Exchange email and all its attachments, contacts and calendars. This new strain uses a smart social engineering tactic to trick the user to give the bad guys access to theirRead More …

This Scary New Phishing Attack Is Very Hard To Detect

You need to know about a new phishing attack vector just reported. It utilizes a new technique that’s just plain nasty. This week, users at one of their customers began receiving emails from known contacts they had at another organization. In the screenshot below you can see that at least oneRead More …

Phishers Target PayPal Users With Fake “Failed Transaction” Emails

Scammers are pushing out fake PayPal emails that use the premise of an unverified transaction to phish for customers’ personal and financial information. With the end-of-the-year holidays quickly approaching and many users worrying whether the gifts they bought online will be delivered in time for the festivities, an email fromRead More …

Cyber Attacks Slated For 2018

If you think 2017 was bad, hold on for dear life because 2018 is going to be the worst yet when it comes to cyber attacks, with new and better coordinated attacks looming large. Why? Three forces are going to be combined by the bad guys: The massive amount ofRead More …