How to securely send your personal information

Credit to Author: Seth Rosenblatt| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 16:00:00 +0000

On its own, email is not safe for sending credit card or passport numbers. Here’s how to securely send personal information over the Internet.

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Beware! Email attachments can make you victim of spear phishing attacks

Credit to Author: Prashant Tilekar| Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 09:15:28 +0000

In the last few months, we’ve seen a sudden increase in Spear Phishing attacks. Spear phishing is a variation of a phishing scam wherein hackers send a targeted email to an individual which appears to be from a trusted source. In this type of attack, the attacker uses social engineering tricks and some…

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5 ways to instantly detect a phishing email and save yourself from phishing attack

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:06:17 +0000

Phishing is a fraudulent activity to trick you into revealing your personal and confidential information. This information usually includes bank account details, net banking details, credit/debit card numbers, login ID and passwords. Every day, countless people become unsuspecting victims of phishing attacks. With cyber criminals adopting sophisticated modes of phishing…

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Hackers snab emails and more in Microsoft Outlook, Hotmail, and MSN compromise

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:30:20 +0000

Hackers made use of a compromised Microsoft support agent’s credentials to sneak a peek at its users’ Hotmail, MSN, and Outlook emails. How bad is it, and what has Microsoft done to correct it?

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GandCrab Riding Emotet’s Bus!

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:03:57 +0000

Emotet Known for constantly changing its payload and infection vectors like spam mail, Malicious Doc and even Malicious JS files. It compromised a very high number of websites on the internet. Emotet malware campaign has existed since 2014. It comes frequently in intervals with different techniques and variants to deliver malware…

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Hacker destroys VFEmail service, wipes backups

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:56:00 +0000

A hacker managed to compromise, and entirely destroy, a popular email service and all of its backups. What happened?

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Businesses: It’s time to implement an anti-phishing plan

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:54:28 +0000

If your organization doesn’t have an anti-phishing plan in place, it’s time to start thinking about one. Here’s what to tell your employees and customers about phishing attacks.

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Sextortion Bitcoin scam makes unwelcome return

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 18:38:53 +0000

A well-worn sextortion scam is back in user’s inboxes. We explain what to look for and why recipients shouldn’t panic.

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Anatova, A modular ransomware

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 06:09:49 +0000

While everyone was engaged in new year celebrations, malware authors were busy creating new ransomware for 2019. Quick Heal Security Labs has discovered the first ransomware of 2019 — Anatova ransomware. During our analysis, we found that Anatova is not just ransomware but a modular one. By modular ransomware we…

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