Posts Tagged 'social engineering'

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 […]

Being in love in the digital age is far more complicated than the ‘good ‘ole days’. The way we court and communicate has been turned on its head by the Internet.  The fact that we can be ‘researched’ online, have our movements constantly analysed along with the constant obligation to be in touch with our […]

Following the announcement of the 2014 Most Dangerous Celebrities™ earlier this month, our senses have been heightened to scams on the web involving Hollywood’s most famous. Well, it seems our fascination with lifestyles of the rich and famous have led us to yet another attack utilizing well-known celebs to spread malicious software (referred to as […]

Not all hacking requires code-cracking programmers who can slip through complex algorithms. No, sometimes all you need to do to pull out a map—a digital map. WIRED has an excellent profile on a type of cyber attack that takes advantage of a service’s social aspects in an effort to divert, damage or destroy another business. […]