Social engineering attacks: What makes you susceptible?

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000

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)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:24:14 +0000

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

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2017 23:00:09 +0000

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)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 04 Sep 2017 17:00:53 +0000

Last week, we looked at what actions Kronos can perform in the final installment of a 2-part post. We also dived into Locky, again, a ransomware that just made a comeback, and found that its latest variant (as of this writing) has anti-sandboxing capabilities. This means that once Locky has determined that it’s residing in…

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