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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 Email Best Practices, security, spear phishing, spoofing, phishing, email security

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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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Business Email Compromise Discussed on NPR’s Morning Edition

By Brad Wyro posted in BEC, Email Security, News, security, spear phishing, phishing, best practices

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business email compromiseEarlier this week, I heard an interesting interview on NPR’s Morning Edition with a recent victim of Business Email Compromise (BEC), a growing threat that uses social engineering to exploit human nature in order to divert massive amounts of money to cybercriminals.

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Recent Business Email Compromise (BEC) Scams are Reminder to Educate Users

By Brad Wyro posted in Business Email Compromise, Email Security, spear phishing, spoofing, phishing, email 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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Phishing Email Uses Google Drive to Get Past Microsoft Security

By Brad Wyro posted in BEC, Business Email Compromise, Email Security, spear phishing, phishing, email security, spam filter

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This week, Threatpost reported on a new spear-phishing attack that uses email sent via Google Drive claiming to be the CEO of the targeted company sharing important information with the recipients.  The email came from Google Drive, but the sender address didn't match the company's standard naming convention for email addresses.

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10 Tips to Identify a Phishing Email

By Brad Wyro posted in antispam, Email How To, Email Security, malware, security, anti-spam, spear phishing, phishing, best practices, email security

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Don’t Risk Losing your Life Savings to Scammers. Follow these 10 Tips to Identify a Phishing Email.

Whether you run a Fortune-500 organization or a small boutique, by now you should be aware of the threats posed by cyber criminals to trick you into clicking a link, downloading an attachment, or parting ways with your money.

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