Social Engineering

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Protect Yourself Against Data Breaches

Are you concerned about your online security? If you’re not, you should be. Recent news has shared that earlier this month, security experts discovered the largest collection of stolen account credentials, ever. They then found that this overwhelmingly large collection of information pulled from both old and new data breaches, is just one of seven collections [...]

February 19th, 2019|Categories: Data Breach, Security|Tags: , , , , |

ALERT: New Ransomware Strain Targeting Very Specific Users

A new strain of Ransomware called "Defray" is spreading it's way around. This is different in how it is being targeted and distributed. The distribution of Defray has several notable characteristics: •Defray is currently being spread via Microsoft Word document attachments in email •The campaigns are as small as several messages each •The lures are [...]

New Mac malware targets Microsoft Word users

From the Cult of Mac site, a warning of a malware strain going after Microsoft Word on the Mac users. Mac's have long remained more isolated and immune, but as they become more pervasive and more mainstream applications move to the Mac the risks increase. Here's a snippet from the article: After spreading viruses among [...]

Fake Netflix App is Actually Ransomware

Kaspersky warned on their blog: "People are downloading a new app, looking to get free access to Netflix accounts. What they’re actually getting is a malware strain called Netix that encrypts users’ data and demands $100 in bitcoins to unlock their files. Like the folks at KnowBe4.com say - "Do not let social engineering tricks [...]

February 8th, 2017|Categories: Ransomware, Security, Social Engineering|Tags: , , , |