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Guest Post: Scammer, Meet Hacker

Kyle Bubp from Savage Security recently wrote a three part blog post series highlighting a real-world scam targeted at us, The IT Company. Here's the basic background: A few months ago we were targeted by overseas scammers in a unique and interesting way. The scammers didn't as much target The IT Company, as they posed [...]

October 31st, 2017|Categories: CEO FRaud, Social Engineering|Tags: , , |

BEWARE: CEO Fraud And W-2 Phishing Scam Combined

The IRS warned that phishers started a new scam which is particularly nasty and dangerous. This scam combines CEO fraud (where email attacks spoof the CEO and a high-risk employee) and W-2 phishing (where scammers impersonate "the boss" asking for an employee to send their tax info). Per a new “urgent alert” issued by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, [...]

February 10th, 2017|Categories: CEO FRaud, Phishing|Tags: , , |