Tag: phishing

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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The Phishing Attack Economy

Emails have become an essential part of our working and personal lives. But some people have found ways to exploit emails to spread viruses and other malware. One out of every 99 emails is a phishing attack; in a 5 day work week, this amounts to 4.8 phishing emails per employee. Business could even be receiving phishing attacks everyday and not even know it. 30% of phishing emails can make …
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