Social Engineering

Get a free Volkswagen? Not so fast — it’s just another scam

A recent campaign plaguing social networks promises a free Volkswagen — and all you have to do is click a…

1 year ago

GreyEnergy industrial attacks found to begin with phishing emails

The advanced persistent threat group GreyEnergy has wreaked havoc mostly in the shadows. But new research is highlighting just how…

1 year ago

Ramped-up phishing attacks target universities around the world

Phishing attacks are easily one of the most common, and effective, methods of social engineering. Every facet of society is…

1 year ago

Fake tech support scams and how to deal with them

Yes, even an experienced tech writer like our intrepid reporter can fall for a fake tech support scam. Here’s what…

1 year ago

Why social engineering works — and what you can do to fight back

Social engineering attacks are not new. They exist and persist because they work. But there are ways to defend yourself…

1 year ago

DanaBot Trojan targets banking customers with phishing campaign

Banking Trojans are go-to malware for hackers looking to score a quick buck. DanaBot, which targets banking customers, is the…

2 years ago

Fake WannaCry email threats extorting money from victims

With such a high profile incident like WannaCry, it is a reality that cybercriminals will try to leverage the paranoia…

2 years ago

Olympic Destroyer attackers back with a vengeance, eye bigger targets

Instead of laying low, the threat actors known as Olympic Destroyer are pursuing bigger targets with more aggressive measures.

2 years ago

Cybercriminals getting their kicks with malicious World Cup phishing campaign

Big events always kick cybercriminals into hyperdrive as they attempt to exploit innocent people. The current World Cup phishing campaign…

2 years ago

Social engineering attacks: How to defend against them and how to fight back

The best way to defend yourself against the criminal mind is to try and get inside it. An expert in…

2 years ago