New research finds hospitals are easy targets for phishing attacks

Credit to Author: Joan Goodchild| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

New research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston finds hospital employees are extremely vulnerable to phishing attacks. The study highlights just how effective phishing remains as a tactic, and why awareness of email scams is more critical than ever.

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Alerta: 2 campañas de phishing contra entidades bancarias

Credit to Author: Sophos Iberia| Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 16:14:10 +0000

La Oficina de Seguridad del Internauta alerta sobre la existencia de dos campañas de phishing en las que los ciberdelincuentes se hacen pasar dos bancos españoles para conseguir obtener las credenciales de acceso de sus clientes. En este caso, las entidades que se pretende suplantar son Caja Rural y el BBVA. El funcionamiento es similar [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/8zSxp84I8m4″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Essential cyber safety tips every woman should follow

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 07:21:16 +0000

There is less doubt that women are more social, expressive and vocal as compared to men and what better means to enjoy such freedom of expression than social media. Reports suggest that over 76% of social media users are women; either looking to make connections, initiate discussions on women-specific topics…

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A Look Back at the 2018 Security Landscape

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 15:00:20 +0000

Do you ever question the value of the mounds of data we all collect? We make a point to stop, analyze and share, especially because we know you might not have the time. So, I bring you our annual look back at the more interesting security events and trends seen last year. The report, Caught…

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What K–12 schools need to shore up cybersecurity

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2019 13:00:00 +0000

We discuss the challenges facing K–12 schools looking to protect students’ data, and which solutions they can adopt in order to build up defenses and increase cybersecurity awareness.

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Sophisticated phishing: a roundup of noteworthy campaigns

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:21:40 +0000

A phishing page that hides behind a translation service. A kit that uses fake font files. A hyper-realistic campaign that could likely fool even the pros. We look at these noteworthy phishing attempts and more to show how far phishers have evolved, and remind users to remain vigilant against this threat.

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This Valentine fall for true love not for fake online dating apps

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 12:36:04 +0000

Valentine Day is that special time of the year when people are busy celebrating the essence of love. However, on the darker side, it is also a time when cyber criminals are looking to cash on your hunt for the love of your life. So, just in case you are…

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