The Better Business Bureau has warned banks, especially Bank of America and their depositors/creditors to be alert of a new phishing attack using a newer social engineering technique. Some victims of the new phishing attack suddenly realized that their bank accounts were totally wiped-out of funds, even without remembering if she gave her banking information
Fraud transaction through clever social engineering enabled Chinese phishers in successfully swindling an estimated $18.6 million from Tecnimont SpA’s Indian branch. With a cleverly written email that heavily resembles Pierrorberto Folgiero’s (the company’s Group CEO) was sent to Tecnimont Pvt Ltd, the phishers were able to persuade decision makers in the company’s India office to
Holiday season is a period where system admins perform fine tuning of the systems and network. With employees taking their vacation, it is the best time to perform scheduled downtime in order to keep the computers working in their top shape as the New Year comes. Here, we have provided you another full year of
It is a well-known fact that our oceans are over fished. As if that is not enough, so too are our inboxes. While a different kind of “phishing”, email hacking and scams are increasing with every turn of the tide, most of us count on our email provider to include a level of spam filtering
If there’s one thing we learned from the 2016 U.S. elections, it’s this: the entire process is in serious need of a cybersecurity update. And the biggest thing on most people’s minds right now as we head towards the midterm elections on November 6 is this: has the security situation gotten any better? Given how
Word to the wise—watch your email inbox with a critical eye, as email scams are on the rise. According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, they have identified a 270% increase in business email fraud since the beginning of 2015. Even smart and technologically savvy people can become email scam victims, so don’t let
In a recent intelligence report, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has revealed serious weaknesses in Gmail’s new interface, many of which appear to be highly exploitable. As a top email service released in April 2004, Gmail has become the de-facto mode of digital communication for many people, especially those using an Android mobile device.