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Bronson investigating possible phishing scam | WOODTV.com

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Bronson Healthcare Group is investigating a possible phishing scam that could impact patients’ records. Bronson officials said an employee opened an email that they thought was from Bronson, which started the possible security breach. When the employee opened the email, hackers were able to enter some employee email accounts, one […]




One surprising statistic explains why phishing will remain the most common cyberattack for the next few years

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Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: One in two computer users will click on a link from an unknown sender.—Friedrich Alexander University, 2016 It’s time to shift the security emphasis and burden of responsibility for phishing attacks away from companies and onto their employees. — TechRepublic A new report […]




Barracuda Networks buys phishing simulation company PhishLine …

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Intro: Cloud – How to Do SaaS Right Storage, backup, and security appliance vendor Barracuda Networks announced that it has acquired phishing simulation SaaS company PhishLine. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. on techrepublic Windows 10: Here are the big new features to look out for in 2018 Due to the public way […]




Malicious Phishing Protection Achieved with Bromium’s Application Isolation

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Use Bromium to stop malicious phishing and safely open any shared web link from email or chat clients Eliminate restrictive IT security policies that limit user access to shared URLs Protect remote and roaming endpoints from malicious links when outside of layered defenses The news isn’t good. Malicious phishing links in email and chat clients […]




To Mitigate Phishing Risk, Let Employees ‘Fail Forward’

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Failure, not surprisingly, gets a bad rap. Yet, learning from failure is often the quickest path to growth. Take young children learning to walk for example: children will fail many times before getting it right, but at what point do we tell kids to stop? We don’t. We teach them instead to learn and adjust […]




Mastermind who claimed to be Nigerian Prince for well-known email phishing scam ‘finally arrested’

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A man suspected of pretending to be a ‘Nigerian Prince’ to scam people in a notorious email phishing scam has been arrested. Michael Neu, 67, has been charged with 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering after an 18 month investigation by the Slidell Police Department in Louisiana. It is believed he set up […]




Companies Need To Be Proactive To Combat Email Phishing

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by Jess Nelson , Yesterday Another year marked by email phishing and data breaches is coming to an end, and it is crucial for businesses to take this threat more seriously in the New Year. Email is now hackers’ preferred method of attack and the largest source of data breaches in the United States. Nine […]




Beware whale phishing and corporate espionage

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The people issue is one of the most concerning cyber risks there is. Phishing scams are becoming ever more sophisticated and some companies are struggling to keep up – especially those without access to cyber security resources, insurance and risk management. Organizations across the world have acknowledged the people problem in cyber, but are still […]




Solving the Human Problem: A Progressive Security Strategy to Phishing

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There is a huge industry dedicated to phishing awareness and prevention with whole companies built on the concept of simulating phishing emails and tracking how employees respond. It’s a great step forward in terms of educating users and combatting cyber security threats, but the time is now ripe for a more progressive security strategy where […]




Spear Phishing Solution Market Projected to Witness Vigorous Expansion by 2017-2027

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Future Market Insights has announced the addition of the “Spear Phishing Solution Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 – 2016 and Opportunity Assessment; 2017 – 2027″ report to their offering. This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire Valley Cottage, NY — (SBWIRE) — 12/26/2017 — Majority of the organizations recently are shifting towards the digitization […]




5 phishing tests to run inside your organization

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Last month, I talked about minimizing phishing attacks. Now, I am going to talk about some sample phishing scenarios that you can use to help increase awareness and alertness within your organization. These are based around events that occur in the United States, so you may need to refocus if these timelines or events are […]




Netflix Canada users told to beware of phishing scam

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Netflix Canada is warning of a scam being sent to users via email or text message that asks for credit card information. (Matt Rourke/Associated Press) Netflix Canada is warning subscribers to be wary of a scam. The company says on its website that some Canadian users are receiving “suspicious” texts and emails asking for their […]




Netflix Canada users told to beware of phishing scam – CBC.ca

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Netflix Canada is warning of a scam being sent to users via email or text message that asks for credit card information. (Matt Rourke/Associated Press) Netflix Canada is warning subscribers to be wary of a scam. The company says on its website that some Canadian users are receiving “suspicious” texts and emails asking for their […]




Netflix Canada warns subscribers of phishing scam

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Netflix Canada is warning subscribers to be wary of fraudulent messages that appear to be sent by the streaming service. The company issued an alert on its website saying that some Canadian users are receiving “suspicious” texts and emails asking for their login details. The fake messages tell subscribers their Netflix access has been suspended […]




Singapore Airlines Warns of New Phishing/Vishing Campaign

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Singapore Airlines and DBS Bank customers have been warned of two convincing new phishing and vishing campaigns designed to harvest their credit card details. The Asian airline claimed in an advisory this week that fraudsters are sending messages and emails and even calling individuals, tricking them into believing they’ve been selected for a draw or […]