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Angler Phishing: The Risks and Dangers of Fake Social Media Brand Profiles – Part 2

Fake brand profiles are a plague on social media, and their risks and dangers shouldn’t be underestimated. Since the beginning of our new connected world, companies have been encouraged to have a presence on social media networks and engage with their followers and fans; but as always, criminals followed them on this new journey. As […]

date:  Apr 19, 2017 comments:  0
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Insights from APWG’s 4th Quarter 2016

The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) is the worldwide coalition unifying the global response to cyber-crime across industry, government and law-enforcement sectors. The information in this article is a description of what is trending, according to APWG recently published Phishing Activity Trends Report for 4th Quarter 2016. The APWG recorded more phishing in 2016 than during […]

date:  Apr 05, 2017 comments:  0
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Learn How to Avoid IoT Threats!

Every aspect of our lives is becoming ‘Internet-ready” and last week, we detailed some of the devices hackers have been able to use the Internet of Things (IoT) to steal our information or spy on us. Both manufacturers and individuals have a responsibility to protect the information stored or transmitted by these IoT devices, and […]

date:  Mar 29, 2017 comments:  0
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Latest IoT Cyber-Threats Trends

The Internet of Things (IoT) is now a sign of the times. We have digitally connected devices all around us – at work, in our cars and homes, and even on our bodies. With the arrival of IPv6 and the wide use of Wi-Fi networks, IoT is expanding at a rapid rate. Researchers estimate that […]

date:  Mar 22, 2017 comments:  0
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Defending Against a Scareware Attack

In last week’s blog article, we discussed what scareware was and what it could do to your computer. In this article, our experts at FraudWatch International provide an insight into how to spot a scareware attack, the steps you can take if you think you have been a victim of an attack, and also handy […]

date:  Mar 15, 2017 comments:  0
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What is… Scareware?

What is it? Scareware is a type of malware that uses social engineering and fear tactics to trick victims into purchasing and downloading unwanted and potentially dangerous software. Our Experts Explain This class of malicious software (which also includes rogue security software and ransomware) misleads users into thinking that their computer has a virus, and […]

date:  Mar 08, 2017 comments:  0
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How Does the Trickbot Malware Works

Last week, we talked about a new banking Trojan, called TrickBot, that is plaguing banks all around the world, including the US, UK and Australia. In this article, we will take in inside look at how the Trojan works. TrickBot has made its way into the banking sector over recent months by using a malvertising […]

date:  Mar 01, 2017 comments:  0
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Trickbot Malware: Beware of this New Banking Trojan!

In September 2016, researchers at Fidelis Cybersecurity discovered a new malware bot dubbed TrickBot or “TrickLoader” by its authors. They found that it had a lot in common with the infamous Dyre banking Trojan. Not only was the loader similar, but the code itself was very familiar, suggesting that some of the original Dyre authors […]

date:  Feb 22, 2017 comments:  0
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