Spear-Fishing Diver

What is spear-phishing?

spear phishing Spear phishing is an email-spoofing attack that targets a specific organization or individual, seeking unauthorized access to sensitive information. Spear-phishing attempts are not typically initiated by random hackers, but are more likely to be conducted by perpetrators out for financial gain, trade secrets or military information.As with emails used in regular phishing expeditions, spear phishing… Continue Reading What is spear-phishing?

Fishing Bobber

What is a phishing email and How to spot the scam

Phishing is a type of online scam where criminals send an email that appears to be from a legitimate company and ask you to provide sensitive information. This is usually done by including a link that will appear to take you to the company’s website to fill in your information – but the website is a… Continue Reading What is a phishing email and How to spot the scam

10 Tips on Detecting Phishing Emails

Phishing attacks are more rampant than ever before, rising by more than 162 percent from 2010 to 2014. They cost organizations around the globe $4.5 billion every year and over half of internet users get at least one phishing email per day. The best defense companies have against phishing attacks is to block malicious emails before they reach customers… Continue Reading 10 Tips on Detecting Phishing Emails

Spear-Fishing Diver

What is Spear Phishing?

We’ve all heard about phishing emails and scams. This is where a hacker requests general information from you using generic terms that apply to a large amount of people, looking for a couple people to fall for the scam and give the hacker personal information. This information is then used to hack other online accounts,… Continue Reading What is Spear Phishing?

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10-21-15 Back to the Future Day

This date in future history, Marty McFly (played by Michael J Fox) returned to the future. In Back to the Future II, Dr. Emmett Brown (played by Christopher Lloyd) persuades’ Marty and his girlfriend, Jennifer Parker (Lea Thompson) to go help their children in the future. But that’s besides the point, the talk of the… Continue Reading 10-21-15 Back to the Future Day