Posts Tagged ‘phishing countermeasures’

Cybersecurity awareness month: Fight the phish!

It’s the second week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021, and this week’s theme is an alliterative reminder: Fight the Phish! Unfortunately, anti-phishing advice often seems to fall on deaf ears, because phishing is an old cybercrime trick, and lots of people seem to think it’s what computer scientists or mathematical analysts call a solved game. Tic-tac-toe (noughts and […]

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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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Sophisticated phishing attack and countermeasures

Phishing and Countermeasures: Understanding the Increasing Problem of Electronic Identity Theft Phishing is a practice of luring unsuspecting Internet users to a fake Web site by using authentic-looking email with the real organization’s logo, in an attempt to steal passwords, financial or personal information. In daily life people advise to retrace your steps when you […]

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