Tag: social engineering


8 steps to protecting login credentials

August 5, 2020

Via: CSO Online

How many passwords does the average network administrator have? The average end user? Plenty. What can you do to protect those passwords? How do you educate users on protecting their credentials? A recent article in Mashable revealed that an attacker […]


Twitter says ‘phone spear phishing attack’ used to gain network access in crypto scam breach

July 31, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Twitter has revealed a little more detail about the security breach it suffered earlier this month when a number of high profile accounts were hacked to spread a cryptocurrency scam — writing in a blog post that a “phone spear […]


Businesses pay $100,000 to DDoS extortionists who never DDoS anyone

April 26, 2016

Via: ArsTechnica

In less than two months, online businesses have paid more than $100,000 to scammers who set up a fake distributed denial-of-service gang that has yet to launch a single attack. The charlatans sent businesses around the globe extortion e-mails threatening […]