Archive for the ‘Phishing’ Category

Anatomy of a spearphishing attack

Anatomy of a spear phishing attack You may be wondering what it takes to send this type of attack. This is not trivial, and can only be done by someone trained in advanced hacking techniques. We will first take a look at the steps required to send an attack, and then we’ll look at steps […]

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The ABCs of Detecting and Preventing Phishing

Stay out of the phishing net with these actionable tips – here’s how you can detect and prevent phishing attacks. Source: The ABCs of Detecting and Preventing Phishing  

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How a Security Vendor Tricked Social Media Phishers

UK-based Fidus Information Security was targeted by angler phishing Source: How a Security Vendor Tricked Social Media Phishers Phishing Scam Subscribe to DISC InfoSec blog by Email

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Google Creates Online Phishing Quiz

Google Alphabet incubator Jigsaw says knowing how to spot a phish plus two-factor authentication are the best defenses against falling for a phishing email. Source: Google Creates Online Phishing Quiz Phishing Scam Subscribe to DISC InfoSec blog by Email

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10 most clicked phishing email subject lines

10 most clicked phishing email subject lines  Luke Irwin   Ironically, the most successful phishing emails of Q3 2017 told recipients that they had been victims of a data breach. This finding comes from a report from KnowBe4 that investigated the most effective phishing email subject lines. The report looked at tens of thousands of emails from simulated […]

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