Social engineering attacks: What makes you susceptible?

Cybercriminals will do what it takes to get what they want, whether that’s breaching a corporate network or stealing credentials with malware. But what do we do if hackers are hacking us instead of our computers? Here’s how to tell if you’re susceptible to social engineering attacks, and what to do to combat them.

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A week in security (October 16 – October 22)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from Monday, October 16 to Sunday, October 22. We talked about adware and malware in Google Play, a ransomware exclusively targeting South Korea, BYOD, a new 419 scam, cyptocurrency mining, and more.

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Nigerian scams without the Nigerians

Many in the United States are familiar with Nigerian scams, but what kind of scams are going on in non-English countries? Take a look at the Chinese version – the seminar scam.

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A week in security (August 28 – September 3)

A compilation of security news and blog posts from the 28th of August to the 3rd of September. We touched on Kronos, Locky, a 419 scam, insider threats, and more!

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The little 419 scam that could

It has been six months since David and Carol Martin, a Scottish couple in the UK, received the highest National Lottery pay out made to any winner to date. And scammers have been taking advantage of it for half a year now. Don’t be misled by this so-called “donation scam”.

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Will Hand Over Millions for Your Info: A 419 Scam

419 scams are a dime a dozen. However, this scam I’ve been alerted to is (literally) hitting close to home.

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