Posts Tagged 'email and web security'

Phishing attacks exploit the often weakest link in cyber defense—human behavior. Bypassing our best judgment can be as simple as creating urgency with a fake bank notice, or complex as assuming the persona of a known business partner – just to steal our information. Numerous high-profile breaches such as the theft of credit card data […]

The recent celebrity photo hacks are an unfortunate reminder of how devastating or embarrassing it can be to have your data compromised.  But celebrities are not the only ones getting hacked. Cybercriminals aren’t choosy—they’ll send malicious texts, emails, and website links to Jennifer Lawrence and your grandma. And while the celebrity hacks are more publicized, […]

As the largest dedicated security vendor, McAfee’s goal is to help customers and consumers feel secure in the digital world. It’s certainly not simple, and it’s challenging to keep up with the bad guys. One way to do that is to match our adversaries’ aggressive drive to innovate with our own deeper commitment to collaborate […]

Phishing scams are immensely popular and we see millions of phishing messages everyday. Today we offer the top three phishing scams that attempt to steal your web mail credentials. Web Mail Scam This scam starts with an email that appears to come from Administrator or Helpdesk and requests that you validate or update your account. […]

It’s hard to believe we’re already past the half way mark for the year, but I suppose that’s what happens when we live in a world with so much action and activity all around us.  As I’ve said before, the pace of business today is overwhelming.  We’re inundated with content and data coming at us […]