Vishing: What is it and how do I avoid getting scammed?

How do vishing scams work, how do they impact businesses and individuals, and how can you protect yourself, your family and your business? We’ve all heard of phishing, the tried-and-tested email scam that spoofs authoritative sources to trick recipients into handing over sensitive information or downloading malware. Well, vishing is its voice call equivalent. It’s … More Vishing: What is it and how do I avoid getting scammed?

Why do we fall for SMS phishing scams so easily?

Here’s how to spot scams where criminals use deceptive text messages to hook and reel in their marks. Have you ever received a text message from a delivery company that you are familiar with and never for a moment questioned it? Why would you? We now order so much online and all those delivery notifications … More Why do we fall for SMS phishing scams so easily?

Phishing texts scamming Irish Vodafone users

Mobile text messages that try to get the user to do something that ends up benefitting scammers are nothing new. But it’s worth reminding people every now and then that these messages come in many different varieties and use different more or less clever tactics to extract sensitive information from their victims. Here is an … More Phishing texts scamming Irish Vodafone users