Posts Tagged 'Phishing'

Companies need to both educate their employees and implement prevention technology. No matter who you are, or how you get your email, you’re bound to be a target. That’s the inconvenient truth about phishing. The sheer volume is astonishing — McAfee Labs found over 150,000 new phishing URLs in the fourth quarter of 2014 alone. […]

We all, at one point in our lives, have felt the sting of being duped. Whether you donated to a less-than-legitimate charity, fell for one of last week’s better online April Fool’s jokes, or simply came to the realization that your precious child actually did steal the last cookie from the cookie jar, we’ve all […]

On Tuesday, CNN reported that a group of cybercriminals compromised a network used by the White House. The network in question was unclassified—the most sensitive material that could’ve been stolen was the president’s private schedule—but the incident does offer a stark example of just how easy it is for anyone to fall victim to cybercrime. […]

If there’s been one growing source of concern over the past year, it’s the explosion of corporate breaches. Businesses of all kinds, including major retailers, restaurant chains and banks have all suffered from the constant onslaught of attacks from cybercriminals. These attacks have illustrated one thing well: we’re not as secure as we ought to […]

Ever felt like your computer was possessed? Or that you aren’t the only one using your tablet? I think I smell a rat. Literally, a RAT. A RAT or remote administration tool, is software that gives a person full control a tech device, remotely. The RAT gives the user access to your system, just as […]