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Phishing Attack Using CAPTCHAs

Phishing Attack Using CAPTCHAs

Phishing attack using CAPTCHAs – Cybercriminals attacked their targets using multiple CAPTCHAs. They installed various CAPTCHAs that Office 365 users have to click on before the phishing page. These attacks have been going on and targeting health care institutions. Criminals have been using visual CAPTCHAs to circumvent exposure and [...]

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Office 365 Phishing Attack Using Realtime Validation

Office 365 Phishing Attack Using Real-Time Validation

To steal Office 365 login information from users, criminals used a phishing attack that used real-time validation against an institution’s Active Directory. It was reported that the attack was made against an executive of a financial organisation.  The email, along with the subject line “ACH Debit Report,” used spoofing tactics [...]

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The Biggest Data Breaches in the first half of 2020

The Biggest Data Breaches in the first half of 2020

2020 Data Breaches – In this blog, we are going to talk about the big data breach that occurred in the first half of 2020.  Since the COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies to move their business to remote operations, there has been a significant increase in the number of data [...]

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Tailgating

Tailgating

In this blog, the topic of Tailgating comes under our information security microscope. This method of social engineering can be easily overlooked in the cyber security world with the same potentially fatal consequences of other common attacks such as phishing, spear phishing, whaling, baiting and watering holes. All involve [...]

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Instagram "Help Center" Phishing Attack

Instagram “Help Center” Phishing Attack

Instagram “Help Center” Phishing Attack 1- About This Phishing Attack Cyber Security Researchers warn against professional phishing attacks aimed at stealing user information that targets Instagram users and these phishing attacks being sent with direct messages via the application to users. Cyber Security Researchers stated that “Attackers are sending legitimate messages that [...]

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Why is phishing rising in the world

Why is Phishing Rising in the World?

The favourite move of cybercriminals is phishing attacks. According to the report presented by RSA in the first quarter of 2020, there is a huge increase in phishing emails including the COVID-19 title. Cybercriminals attempting to take advantage of both company employees and people and can be said that [...]

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Ransomware attacks 2020-2021

Top 11 Ransomware Attacks in 2020-2021

Ransomware attacks 2020-2021 – Recently, cybersecurity researchers have shown that ransomware attacks doubled in number. In the first quarter of 2020’s financial year, ransomware attacks have dramatically increased due to the home-office working that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought along. It is pointed out that the main reason for [...]

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Phishing Awareness Training

Phishing Awareness Training: 12 Things Your Employees Should Know for Phishing Protection

Phishing Awareness Training: 12 Things Your Employees Should Know for Phishing Protection Phishing attacks have been a widespread problem, posing a huge risk to individuals and institutions. According to Garner, According to Gartner, phishing emails will continue to be the primary method used by advanced attacks.  Because it is simple [...]

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Mobile device security

Securing Mobile Devices

Today, mobile devices (smartphones, laptop computers, and tablets) are always available to you everywhere you go and are used for business, travel entertainment, or for different purposes. These devices allow you to easily connect to the world around you. However, mobile phishing has been a trending method for cybercriminals [...]

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