Pegasus like spyware could be snooping on you right now!!

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 13:08:42 +0000

The recent news of Pegasus spyware attack via WhatsApp that targeted lawyers, journalists and human rights activists, offers an astonishing revelation on the kind of havoc such spyware can create. We covered the topic extensively, recently. The frequent media buzz about the recent incident of snooping by Pegasus spyware which…

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Deepfakes and LinkedIn: malign interference campaigns

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000

Don’t discount deepfakes just yet. We may not be fooled by phony Mark Zuckerberg anymore, but the discovery of a fake LinkedIn profile sporting a deepfake avatar shows how social engineering can deceive through the mundane.

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Attacker uses tricky technique of Excel 4.0 in Malspam campaign

Credit to Author: Anjali Raut| Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 12:56:15 +0000

Use of Phishing emails is not new for cyber-attack and is still one of the classic strategies to compromise a victim’s machine. Cyber criminals lure victims to open email attachments (mostly Doc and XLS files) by faking them to look like important one using keywords like invoice, payment, finance, order…

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Help prevent disaster donation scams from causing more misery

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 20:36:21 +0000

Scammers will stop at nothing—not even a tragic natural disaster—for a chance to cash in. We offer some helpful tips to avoid disaster donation scams.

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How to protect yourself from doxing

Credit to Author: Osama Tahir| Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 15:37:31 +0000

Doxing, or collecting and spreading private information about a user online, is a form of cyber harassment, stalking, and even a potential threat to physical safety. Here’s what you can do to protect yourself against it.

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Instagram clamps down on fake messages with anti-phishing tool

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 15:51:50 +0000

We take a look at a new anti-phishing feature Instagram hopes will cut down on imitation messages and other social engineering attempts.

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