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Three-Quarters of Businesses Saw Phishing Attacks in 2017

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The war against phishing is still on, with 76% of organizations experiencing phishing attacks in 2017. Further, nearly half of information security professionals surveyed said that the rate of attacks increased from 2016. That’s according to the Wombat Security Technologies’ annual State of the Phish research report, which also found that the impacts of phishing […]




Phishing remains top cyberattack method

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Despite constant warning from IT business leaders to never open an email or to click on a link sent from an unknown source with “important” delivery information, executive file or report, legions of employees still do it, and IT is still left to prevent further infiltration. As quickly as employees get wise to some of […]




How to Spot the Convincing New Phishing Scam Targeting Netflix …

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Thanks in part to the influence of Silicon Valley and its focus on the psychological probing of job applicants, interview questions have been steadily getting more and more abstract. As part of the interview process, today’s job seekers might be asked to describe a vending machine to someone who’s never seen one before, or plan […]




SA at higher risk of phishing scams: report

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South Africa is at higher risk of data breaches stemming from phishing scams. This is according to the South Africa Phishing Response Trends Report commissioned by phishing defence solutions firm PhishMe and delivered by market survey consultant Censuswide. The research is based on a survey of 100 IT professionals, largely senior decision-makers, from firms belonging […]




CRCW INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Notifies Investors of a Class Action Involving The Crypto …

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NEW YORK–(Business Wire)–The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Central District of California on behalf of investors who purchased The Crypto Company (“Crypto”) (OTCMKTS: CRCW) securities between August 21, 2017 and December 18, 2017. Click here to learn about […]




Phishing Simulation Training Escalation

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Phishing simulation training is a staple of many security awareness programs. In the latest State of the Phish annual research report by security company Wombat, 76% of information security professionals reported that their organizations were victimized by phishing. It is also big business. The firm Cybersecurity Ventures is predicting that “global spending on security awareness […]




CRCW SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Notifies Investors of Commencement of a Class …

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Don’t get hooked: Anatomy of a phishing attack

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It seems like almost a daily occurrence that I get an email or a phone call from someone who has either been victimized by a phishing attack or is seeing something unexpected on their computer and is not quite sure what to do about it. For IT pros, this trend should be deeply concerning. Even […]




SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with losses on their Investment in The Crypto …

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If you are a shareholder who purchased Crypto securities between August 21, 2017, and December 18, 2017, both dates inclusive, you have until February 20, 2018, to ask the Court to appoint you as Lead Plaintiff for the class.  A copy of the Complaint can be obtained at www.pomerantzlaw.com.   To discuss this action, contact […]




Phishing remains a top tactic for cyberattacks on businesses

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Phishing attacks are simple exploits, but they’re also devastating. TechRepublic’s Dan Patterson met with Oren Falkowitz, CEO of Area 1 Security to discuss why it’s challenging to eradicate these simple hacks. “Phishing attacks really rely on one key element and that is authenticity,” Falkowitz said. It lures on the inevitability of users who think they’re […]




DST Systems, Inc. Shareholder Alert: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe Investigates Merger with SS&C Technologies …

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DALLAS–(Business Wire)–Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of DST Systems, Inc. (“DST”) (NYSE: DST) concerning the merger with SSC Technologies Holdings, Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, valued at approximately $5.4 billion, DST shareholders will only receive $84.00 per DST share […]




Russian hackers are laying the groundwork to spy on the US Senate, cybersecurity firm says

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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a state awards ceremony for military personnel who served in Syria, at the Kremlin in Moscow Thomson Reuters The cybersecurity firm Trend Micro found evidence that Russian hackers targeted the US Senate’s internal email system in mid-2017. The phishing emails, while not advanced in nature, are often “the starting point […]