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Oct 08

Beware of Apple ID Phishing Scams

Posted by Robert Siciliano in phishing scams , phishing emails , phishing

Robert Siciliano

You may have been scammed after you responded to an e-mail that appears it came from Apple. When hackers send e-mails that appear to come from a legitimate company like Apple (or Google, Microsoft, PayPal, etc.), with the objective of tricking the recipient into typing in passwords, usernames, credit card information and other sensitive data, this is called phishing.

Sep 26

Finding out which Employees keep clicking on Phishing E-mails

Posted by Jessica Hurley in phishing scams , Phishing email , phishing

Jessica Hurley

You have the best IT security, but dang it…the bad guys keep getting in. This means someone inside your house keeps opening the back door and letting the thieves slip inside. You have to find out who this enabler in your company is, and it may be more than one.

Apr 05

Criminals Prefer Pheasting on Phish Over Spam

Posted by Robert Siciliano in phishing , pheasting

Robert Siciliano

Most of us are aware of spam, and while we may think it’s just an annoyance, what’s really dangerous about it is the fact that most spam are phishing attempts. Phishing is when cybercriminals attempt to fraudulently acquire your personal information, such as passwords and credit card details, by masquerading as a trustworthy person or business in electronic communications, such as email, texts or instant messages.

Oct 11

Phishing Remains Popular and Effective

Posted by Robert Siciliano in phishing

Robert Siciliano

Phishing, where a scammer sends an email that appears to come from a trusted source in order to trick recipients into clicking malicious links, has been around for quite a while now. Although phishing has become fairly well known, the scam continues to be a successful and widely used as a method of stealing bank credentials and other personal information.

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