Phishing

3 Things To Teach Your Employees To Avoid Phishing

Phishing has damaged hundreds if not thousands of companies in the digital age, mainly since it targets the most vulnerable aspect of cybersecurity: the human element. To determine if your employees are knowledgeable enough about cybersecurity to prevent phishing, a simulated phishing test—without employee knowledge—might just do the trick. Though this might leave some of […]

date:  Jun 07, 2021 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  All, Brand Protection, Phishing Read More

How to Protect Your Business from Cybersecurity Threats

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly changed people’s lives worldwide and more companies have shifted their operations to a remote setting. Most employees have adjusted to this, so much so that many workers’ productivity increased or remained the same when they work from home. But with the positive comes the negative, as cyber attackers seem to […]

date:  Mar 09, 2021 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  All, Phishing Read More
Why do I need Cyber Security Awareness Training for my employees?

Why do I need Cyber Security Awareness Training for my employees?

Recent research shows that human error is responsible for more than 90% of data breaches. 90%. Let that sink in for a minute. For any business, large or small, that’s a pretty frightening statistic. No organization is immune to the risk of a cyber-attack. A social engineering scam needs only one thing to be successful, […]

date:  Oct 09, 2020 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  All, Brand Protection, Malware, Phishing, Security Awareness, Uncategorised, Vishing Read More
Why do I need Cyber Security Awareness Training for my employees?

Why do I need Cyber Security Awareness Training for my employees?

Recent research shows that human error is responsible for more than 90% of data breaches. 90%. Let that sink in for a minute. For any business, large or small, that’s a pretty frightening statistic. No organization is immune to the risk of a cyber-attack. A social engineering scam needs only one thing to be successful, […]

date:  Dec 06, 2019 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Protection, Malware, Phishing, Security Awareness, Uncategorised, Vishing Read More

Difference Between Phishing and Pharming

Cyber criminals continue to improve upon tried and true methods of scamming unsuspecting businesses, and phishing and pharming attacks, while commonplace, are growing in technical sophistication. In this article, we explore the difference between these attacks, the danger they pose, and what you can do to protect your business. While their methods are different, the […]

date:  Nov 20, 2019 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Pharming, Phishing Read More
Phishing Attack Trends for 2019

Phishing Attack Trends for 2019

Phishing Attacks impersonate organizations or businesses through phishing emails and fake websites. The criminals who engage in phishing attacks seek access to private and sensitive information, like login credentials, credit card details, and social security numbers.  Every year, fraudsters get smarter and their techniques become more sophisticated. By constantly changing their tactics, they continue to […]

date:  May 31, 2019 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Protection, Phishing, Uncategorised Read More
What is a phishing attack?

What is a Phishing Attack? + Phishing Email Examples

Every day, email inboxes fill up with annoying, unwanted messages. However, some of these junk messages are malicious/ phishing attacks. By using phishing emails, texts, or social media posts that lead to phishing sites, fraudsters attempt to deceive you into revealing your personal and sensitive information – bank account numbers, credit card info, Social Security […]

date:  May 21, 2019 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Phishing, Uncategorised Read More
What is Vishing?

What is Vishing? Voice Phishing Scams Explained & How to Prevent Them

There’s good news and bad news. The good news: advances in technology have changed our lives in many positive ways. The bad news: crooks keep pace with technological innovations and adjust their scams accordingly. One of the many technology-based criminal scams is ‘vishing’. What is vishing? The word ‘vishing’ is a combination of ‘voice’ and […]

date:  Feb 26, 2019 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Abuse, Phishing, Vishing Read More