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Decoding Today’s Healthcare Phishing Attempt

By Brad Wyro posted in Email Gateway How-To, Email Security, Cybersecurity, MDaemon Email Server, Stop Spam Email, Email Spoofing, Phishing, Email Server

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A brief glance through my spam folder in MDaemon Webmail recently reminded me of the need for on-going education on the topic of phishing and Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams. I’d like to be able to tell you that the recent crush of cyberattacks on the healthcare sector, as exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, has run its course – but then I’d be the one scamming. Looking through the latest Health IT Security monthly news archive turns up a long litany of phishing, ransomware, malware, spoofing, password theft and other data leaks, and server vulnerabilities that affect millions of patients and financial donors – and it’s not even the end of the month.

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Business Email Compromise Scams are Reminder to Educate Healthcare Users

By Brad Wyro posted in Business Email Compromise, Email Security, Spear Phishing, Email Spoofing, Phishing, Health Care Security

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Online scams are nothing new -- but as email has evolved and improved, so have scammers and the messages they send. Nefarious emails, attachments and links now appear sophisticated and look legitimate, sometimes tricking even the most meticulous user.

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The Coronavirus pandemic comes with a spike in online email scams, and changes to how we work

By Brad Wyro posted in Cybersecurity, Spear Phishing, Email Spoofing, Phishing, Two-Factor Authentication, Email Best Practices

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Stories of the COVID-19 pandemic’s rapid global spread have paved the way for threat actors to unleash the most widely-used cyber threat in recent memory.

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Recent Business Email Compromise Scams - Reminder to Educate Users

By Brad Wyro posted in Business Email Compromise, Email Security, Spear Phishing, Email Spoofing, Phishing

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Online scams are nothing new. But as email has evolved and improved, so have scammers and the messages they send. Nefarious emails, attachments and links now appear sophisticated and look legitimate, sometimes tricking even the most meticulous user.

 

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