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Seattle

3 Steps to Avoiding Phishing Scams on Cyber Monday

By | Nov 9, 2017 at 9:20 am

Two out of every five U.S. consumers have fallen victim to an online phishing attack. Does that sound high? It’s probably because 91 percent of them are aware that fake websites or emails can be designed to trick them into thinking they’re the real…

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Tallahassee

Trick or Treat? Beware the 10 Spookiest Cyberattacks!

By | Oct 27, 2017 at 9:20 am

While most people are opening doors to cute ghouls in costume this season, for many business owners/security professionals, the ghost in the machine is an online attack, and that’s scary business. We take a look at the top 10 scariest cyberattacks that have kept…

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Most Internet Users Think They Can Spot Phishing Emails. Half of Them Are Wrong

By | Jul 19, 2017 at 11:30 am

If you aren’t investing in cybersecurity measures for your business, you’re in trouble. With cyber crime costs projected to exceed $2 trillion in 2019, securing your company’s information should be a top priority for founders everywhere. And while you might think your employees are…

Business

Report: “Malvertising” Went Up 132 Percent Since Last Year

By | Jan 31, 2017 at 9:15 am

Digital threat management service RiskIQ released a report just hours ago: Turns out we saw a “sharp spike” in malvertising last year. The term refers to any form of advertising delivered with a disingenuous intent, from scams to phising pages to downloadable malware. Malvertising Went…

Tips & How To’s

5 Tips to Protect Against Phishing Scams

By | Jan 11, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Phishing scams are becoming dangerously common. According to research from the Government of Canada, over 156 million phishing emails are sent every day. Most phishing emails are caught by spam filters and others are obviously bogus, but many are convincing. You need to be…

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Cyber Security Breach: Phishing Site Steals Apple IDs

By | Apr 19, 2014 at 6:15 pm

In yet another example of a cyber security breach, the EA server was recently hacked, and its website was used to host a phishing site intended to steal Apple IDs. Unfortunately, such online security breaches are becoming more common as hackers take advantage of…

Twitter

Twitter Hacked Again? Security Issues Continue

By | Dec 29, 2009 at 3:11 pm

Take it from someone who knows, as last night before getting my beauty sleep I got 10 emails from Twitter. They read something like this: Hey there. Due to concern that your account may have been compromised in a phishing attack that took place…