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Bank of France warns of phishing attempts using its name | Reuters

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PARIS France’s central bank on Tuesday said there had been an increase in phishing attempts using its name and logo and email addresses purporting to be Bank of France ones. The Bank of France in a statement called the general public “to be very vigilant”. (Reporting by Ingrid Melander; Editing by Alison Williams) Article source: […]




Ironscales phishing for partners following UK launch

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The 2017 MSP Global Pricing Report The Global Pricing Survey is back, and continues to be an essential industry insight for the channel. This year’s report is informed by owners and operators of over 900 MSPs of varying sizes, spread across the globe. To find out about MSP market divergence, success and focuses, download now. […]




VNCE SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong …

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NEW YORK, May 09, 2017 — The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York on behalf of investors who purchased Vince Holding Corp. (“Vince Holding Corp.”) (NYSE:VNCE) securities between December 8, 2016 and April 27, […]




Opinion: Some thoughts about Gizmodo’s Phishing story | CSO Online

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On Tuesday, Gizmodo published a story about how easy it was to get Trump Administration officials and associates to click a Phishing link. In order to do this, the Gizmodo Special Projects Desk developed a fake Google Docs email, complete with a false sign-in page. During the elections last November, President Trump and his staff […]




Team Macron praised for feeding phishing spies duff info • The …

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The Macron campaign reportedly used fake logins and docs to waste hacker resources and frustrate phishing attempts. Although the newly elected French president’s campaign was still hacked before the release of emails and other information last Friday, Team Macron’s interference tactics have been heralded by at least some security pundits as a smart move. It’s […]




How Google protects you against phishing

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Many email users have been targets of phishing attacks, where their personal information was targeted by cybercriminals. Google works to protect Gmail users against phishing attacks, and has explained how its systems work. “Every day, millions of phishing emails are blocked from reaching your inbox,” said Google. “We protect our users from phishing attacks in a […]




As long as humans have access to email, phishing will work

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An email has arrived, and it’s just for you. What a moment. Someone has something to share. It’s an old friend, or a current colleague, or maybe your former dentist. Dr. Scott has shared a document on Google Docs with you. That’s unusual, but Dr. Scott is all about business, not one to share documents […]




Google details how it clamped down on massive phishing scam

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Google shuts down a big security problem A phishing scam that would allow an attacker access to Google account information sees its end. by Iyaz Akhtar The internet was a flurry Wednesday over a sophisticated phishing scam that was circulating around to Google users. With the aim to steal access to users’ accounts, the attack […]




Modern Phishing Attempts Look More Legit, but the Methods Haven’t Changed Much

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You get a new email that looks like it’s from a friend, a company, a government official, or even a family member. All that’s in that email is a link. You click it, because, of course you do. You’re taken to a login page, where you enter your credentials. Then, that site turns out to […]




Massive phishing attack targets millions of Gmail users

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Taking steps to avoid phishing scams | Inquirer Technology

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he APWG says that it recorded or registered over 1.2 million individual phishing attacks over the course of 2016. Image: xijian/Istock.com via AFP Relaxnews You may think it’s easy to spot an email phishing scam, but if, as a report in Fortune outlines, even two companies positioned at the absolute cutting-edge of high-tech progress can […]