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Tech, not people, will help stop phishing attacks

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Karla Burnett, a security engineer with Stripe. Corporate cyberdefenses that rely on training workers to recognize and not click on malicious emails are destined to failure and must be replaced with technology, said security engineer at Black Hat 2017. Karla Burnett, a security engineer with Stripe, told the large crowd at her ichthyology: Phishing as […]




Tech, not people, are needed to stop phishing attacks – SC Magazine

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Karla Burnett, a security engineer with Stripe. Corporate cyberdefenses that rely on training workers to recognize and not click on malicious emails are destined to failure and must be replaced with technology, said security engineer at Black Hat 2017. Karla Burnett, a security engineer with Stripe, told the large crowd at her ichthyology: Phishing as […]




The total economic impact of PhishMe’s Human Phishing Defense Solution

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The Total Economic Impact Of PhishMe’s Human Phishing Defense Solution. PhishMe’s Human Phishing Defense Solution is a suite of products to educate employees, send test phishing e-mails, report phishing attempts, and resolve phishing attempts targeted at employees. PhishMe commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact (TEI) study and examine the potential return on […]




Phishing racket busted; four arrested – The Hindu

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The Cyber crime police have busted a major phishing racket and arrested a gang of four engineering drop-outs for running a online scam. The four would lure bank customers with investment offers and withdraw money form their accounts using the details furnished. The accused have been identified Kapil Dev Suman, his brother Sushil Kumar Suman, […]




What is phishing?

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Phishing (pronounced “fishing”) attacks occur when a malicious actor (such as a hacker or a spy) convinces a person to hand over information such as bank details, online account login details or other personal information. This type of attack has been around since the mid 1990s and has been growing in both popularity and sophistication […]




Google rolls out new protections against phishing plugins

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Google is making it even harder to accidentally install a malicious plugin. Today, the company announced new changes to the way Google services handle plugins, adding new warnings for users and a more involved verification system for apps. The result is more scrutiny on apps plugging into Google services, and more active involvement from Google […]




UVM Medical Center warns patients of phishing incident

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Channel 3’s Ike Bendavid makes chocolate for this weeks Destination Recreation. Article source: http://www.wcax.com/story/35943312/uvm-medical-center-warns-patients-of-phishing-incident




Newcastle Uni Stung by Sophisticated Phishing Site

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Newcastle University has been forced to issue a phishing alert after spotting a highly professional looking but fraudulent site trading on its name. In a tweet yesterday, the Russell Group university claimed the scam site is using its brand and accepting credit card payments to secure fake courses. It added: “The website ‘newcastle international university’ […]