The FBI Catches CEO Fraud Scammers by Giving Them a Taste of Their Own...

The case of how the FBI turned the tables on cybercriminals using the very same tactics demonstrates how powerful the art of social engineering and deception can get a victim...

Google Maps’ Bank Listings Updated by Scammers

Scammers are taking advantage of Google Maps by modifying the contact information of the service’s bank listings. After replacing banks’ legitimate phone numbers with numbers of their own, the attackers...

CEO Fraud Attacks are Citing the California Wildfires

Criminals are using the California wildfires as a social engineering tactic to manipulate people into buying gift cards supposedly intended for victims of the disaster, according to James Linton at...

When Does a Legitimate Password Reset Email Feel Like a Phishing Attack? Just Ask...

A recent password reset email from ShareFile (a Citrix company) put some users on edge, questioning both the emails legitimacy and why the reset. Very seldom do we ever get a...

What Security Experts Worry About for 2019

Phishing getting laser-focused? Highly targeted ransomware attacks? Continued cryptojacking? Evil AI-based attacks? With 2018 coming to an end, it's time to dust off the crystal ball and see what 2019...

Hackers reportedly breached Republican campaign committee emails during 2018 elections

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) was hacked during the 2018 midterm elections, according to a report from Politico. Republican officials said that hackers had access to four senior NRCC aides’ email...

Data Breach at Q&A Site Quora Affects 100 Million

It's all over the news, it even made the Wall Street Journal. I'm a quora participant myself and received the news directly in an email. Quora said it discovered last week...

New Phishing Scam Seeks to Help Wildfire Victims… With Google Play Cards???

Cybercriminals will take advantage of any major news story if there’s a way to make money from it. But sometimes, the scam just gets a little too odd to believe.Nothing...

Attackers Impersonate CEOs to Scam Employees into Sending Gift Cards for the Holidays

A crafty mix of social engineering, great timing, and context act as the perfect ingredients to trick unwitting users into buying gift cards and placing them into the hands of...

Some Practical Advice For Business Travelers

If you have stayed in one or the following hotels in the last 4 years, it's very likely that your personal data—and even potentially your passport number—has been stolen and...

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