Is the message real or fake? Take our Phishing Derby quiz to find out how much you know about phishing. Phishing comes in a number of forms and remains one of the most pervasive online scams, as both consumers and businesses face an incessant stream of unsolicited emails, texts and even phone calls where bad actors impersonate a trusted … More Would you take the bait? Take our phishing quiz to find out!
Why is Facebook spam so successful? Because unlike email spam, which comes unwanted to the mailbox, Facebook spam is propagated through user actions and driven by curiosity. The “Stalker” spam we’ve been seing so much of lately is another example of such. Being a network driven by social interactions, Facebook is most vulnerable to socially … More CyberThreats Daily: Curiosity fuels spread of Facebook spam
In the last 24 hours the security experts of ESET Ireland have caught more than 5 different Facebook spams. This is the biggest spam wave so far we have seen appearing all over people’s walls in such a short time. Facebook is vulnerable to spam by design, since Facebook users trust the messages they see … More CyberThreats Daily: A new spam wave on Facebook