Tag: phishing

Are Your Emails Safe?

Important as emails are to everyday business, most of the messages people receive are considered spam. In some cases, this means the messages are irrelevant or annoying, but in others, it means they’re dangerous. At least 3 billion phishing emails (fraudulent emails meant to steal personal information) are sent every day. Phishing emails come in many varieties. Oftentimes they are the first step of a more sophisticated attack. Unsuspecting individuals …
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Keeping Safe From Phishing During COVID-19

Email, while a helpful resource and an effective communication tool, has been taken advantage of by scammers and hackers for decades. Phishing is a common attack used to get victims to click a malicious link – in 2018 alone, over 80% of people received phishing emails and over 60% of businesses experience phishing attacks. These attacks are hard to spot as they don’t target the tech but they target human …
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Beware of the Latest Binance Phishing Email

Cryptocurrency users are often targeted by criminals and scammers. Particularly emails can prove to be incredibly harmful in this regard. It appears a fair few phishing emails are making the rounds once again. Another Fake Binance Email Appears One of them claims to come from Binance, even though it is clearly not. Anyone who looks closely at the actual sender will notice this fairly quickly.  In the email, fake Binance …
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The History and Future of Phishing

Having a spam email show up in your inbox nowadays is most of the time a harmless annoyance and we don’t really pay attention to them nearly as much as we used to. But a few decades ago, spam emails had bigger ramifications, and sometimes, even today, spam emails can wreak havoc on our systems.    Email started as MIT’s Compatible Time-Sharing System, which stored shared files on a central …
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