A week in security (August 31 – September 6)

A round up of the previous week’s most interesting security news and happenings.

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Missing person scams: what to watch out for

Missing person alerts can be a prime source of inspiration for scammers looking to turn a quick buck. We explore some of the techniques used to further ill-gotten gains.

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A week in security (August 17 – 23)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from August 17 – 23, including our Enduring from Home report, and the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare security.

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Lock and Code S1Ep13: Monitoring the safety of parental monitoring apps with Emory Roane

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Emory Roane, policy counsel at Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, about parental monitoring apps.

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SBA phishing scams: from malware to advanced social engineering

SBA loan scams continue to make the rounds targeting small business owners, CEOS, and CFOs. Learn what to look out for.

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Avoid these PayPal phishing emails

We cover some recent PayPal phish mails and link to anti-phish resources.

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A week in security (May 25 – 31)

A roundup of news and blog posts from the week of May 25 – 31

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Spear phishing 101: what you need to know

We look at the threat of spear phishing, why it’s such a problem, and what organizations can do to lessen the chance of a successful attack.

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Fake Elder Scrolls Online developers go phishing on PlayStation

We take a look at a pressure-filled phishing attempt sent to players of the Elder Scrolls Online video game.

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Sextortion scammers getting creative

We’ve covered sextortion before, focusing in on how the core of the threat is an exercise in trust. The threat actor behind the campaign will use whatever information available on the target that causes them to trust that the threat actor does indeed have incriminating information on them. (They don’t.) But as public awareness of…

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