With the festive season in full swing and organisations winding down for the end-of-year break, cyber criminals are ramping up phishing attacks.
Email security describes the techniques an organisation can use to keep sensitive information in its email accounts secure against unauthorised access, loss or compromise. Cyber criminals often target victims via email, using techniques such as malware, spam and phishing attacks …
Emails sent to the incorrect recipient or where the incorrect field is used happen more frequently than you might expect.
The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) defines a personal data breach as a “breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data”. In broad terms, it’s a security incident …
Smishing, also known as SMS phishing, is a type of phishing scam that targets victims via SMS/text messages. It attempts to dupe them into handing over sensitive information such as financial information and login credentials, which could then be used …
Pretexting is a type of social engineering attack in which the attacker gains a victim’s trust in order to obtain private information.
Vishing is a type of phishing scam that takes place over the phone. It attempts to con individuals into surrendering personal information such as passwords, card details and PINs, which can be used for identity theft.
According to the Insider Threat 2018 Report, both malicious and negligent insiders pose the most damaging security threats.
Tabnabbing is a type of phishing attack like no other. It doesn’t come with the tell-tale signs of a scam email and works within your browser. Do you know what to look for?
Whaling, also known as CEO fraud, is a specific type of spear-phishing attack that targets high-profile individuals. This blog explains how to avoid it.