Phishing Alert – Micrоsоft Mail Suppоrt Center Message

News, Phishing Alert, Security

Your email is important to you, your business, and your employees. It is the modern world’s primary way of communicating. It provides a legal paper trail for communication and can hold some extremely sensitive information. Email security is everyone’s responsibility.  We have discovered a new phishing attempt making the rounds that is targeting Microsoft Outlook 365 accounts. Here is an example: … Read More

Ransomware Alert: You’re Gonna Wanacry Over Wanacrypt

News, Security

Do I have Ransomware? How do you know if you have ransomware on your computer? Let’s say you sit down at your computer to work on an important project. After it turns on, you meet a popup that states, ” You must pay 0.3 Bitcoin to decrypt the data on this computer.” What do you do and what is ransomware? … Read More

Email Security – It Is Everyone’s Responsibility

News, Security

Last week, the internet was set on fire by the Google Docs phishing attack.  This attack was highly sophisticated, in that, it worked inside the Google Docs system.  Many people clicked on this legitimate email, only to get their Google accounts hacked. What happened next is the scam was sent to everyone in their contacts.  It gave the attacker full … Read More

A New Google Docs Phishing Scam – What you Need to Know

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A new Google Docs phishing scam is making its way around the internet. To understand how this very sophisticated attempt works and how you could be at risk, picture the following: You are looking through your email when all of a sudden, your good friend Stan Perimeter has shared a Google Doc with you. Excited to see what your friend thought was … Read More

You could be vulnerable to this hard to detect phishing attack

News, Security

There’s a new phishing attempt going around that is almost impossible to detect. This clever exploit makes bogus URLs appear as legitimate sites in both Firefox and Chrome, and can even mimic the green lock icon of secure HTTPS sites. Most users don’t know the difference, and even expert users can be fooled with these look-a-like URLs. The Chinese security … Read More

You’re Hacked! 800 Million iCloud Accounts Compromised

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Two simple takeaways 1. Change your Apple account password now (Before April 7th, 2017) 2. Consider activating two-step authentication. The Turkish Crime Family A group of hackers calling themselves The Turkish Crime Family has recently announced and presented evidence that they have obtained account credentials for 800 Million accounts. They claim that if Apple doesn’t pay the ransom by April … Read More

Highly Effective Gmail Phishing Attempt – Via Wordfence

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Over the weekend Wordfence released information about a very effective phishing attempt going around that is targeting Gmail users. The attack comes in as a message with a link that takes you to what looks like a Google sign in page. Upon further inspection of the address bar, you find that though it has accounts.google.com in it also has a bunch of … Read More

Firefox 0 Day Exploit: Take Steps To Protect Yourself

News, Security

Several hours ago the trusted team at Wordfence released an emergency bulletin telling of  a zero-day exploit in the wild. The exploit targets the current version of Firefox on windows machines. According to Wordfence their team was able to run malicious scripts with a high success rate. Currently it exploits Windows systems with a high success rate and affects Firefox versions 41 to 50 and … Read More

Phishing Targeting Office 365 Accounts

News, Security

Phishing is the attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money), often for malicious reasons, by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.[1] You might receive an email that looks like a legitimate company like Master Card. The email might be letting you know ou have unusual activity and … Read More