Knowing that because of the current situation an increased number of people are working from home, via email, cybercriminals have adapted a few scams to take advantage of that. ESET Ireland has identified a few more email scams, aimed at the office or home-office workers, taking advantage of an increased reliance on emails and office … More Scams designed to target home-office workers in Irish mailboxes
NIST’s tool can help organizations improve the testing of their employees’ phish-spotting prowess. Researchers at the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have devised a new method that could be used to accurately assess why employees click on certain phishing emails. The tool, dubbed Phish Scale, uses real data to evaluate the complexity and … More New tool helps companies assess why employees click on phishing emails
Could your social media account be spoofed, why would anybody do it, and what can you do to avoid having a doppelgänger? Social media has some great advantages, such as keeping in touch with loved ones and sharing experiences with friends, but like almost anything on the internet, it can be easily abused. With some … More Attack of the Instagram clones
The web browser will only display domain names as a way to help people recognize impostor websites. Google will test a new feature in the Google Chrome web browser to help people spot websites that aim to trick them into giving away their personal data. The experiment, which will be rolled out on the desktop … More Google will test new feature in Chrome to curb phishing
The going prices are lower than you probably think – your credit card details, for example, can sell for a few bucks. It’s no news that the dark web is rife with offers of stolen data that ranges from pilfered credit card information and hijacked payment services accounts to hacked social media accounts. Anyone interested … More How much is your personal data worth on the dark web?