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Cops warn over convincing Debenhams receipt phishing scam …

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In the fake e-receipt scammers used the Debenhams logo and transaction ID  Also included in receipt is a link to a website where victim’s information is stolen  Action Fraud say they have been inundated with reports about the scam E-receipts are carbon copies of ones issued to people who buy goods in store By Tariq […]




Florida phishing attack exposes data for 30000 Medicaid recipients

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Large-scale medical hacks are horrible in themselves, but sometimes it’s the ease of the hacks that’s scary — and Florida knows this first-hand. The state’s Agency for Health Care Administration has warned that a phishing attack compromised data for as many as 30,000 Medicaid recipients. One of its staffers fell for a “malicious phishing email” […]




Florida phishing attack exposes data for 30000 Medicaid recipients

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Large-scale medical hacks are horrible in themselves, but sometimes it’s the ease of the hacks that’s scary — and Florida knows this first-hand. The state’s Agency for Health Care Administration has warned that a phishing attack compromised data for as many as 30,000 Medicaid recipients. One of its staffers fell for a “malicious phishing email” […]




Florida phishing attack exposes data for 30000 Medicaid recipients

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Large-scale medical hacks are horrible in themselves, but sometimes it’s the ease of the hacks that’s scary — and Florida knows this first-hand. The state’s Agency for Health Care Administration has warned that a phishing attack compromised data for as many as 30,000 Medicaid recipients. One of its staffers fell for a “malicious phishing email” […]




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 […]