Whale phishing is a targeted attack on a high-value target or executive to gain sensitive information. Protection against a whale attack includes the combined efforts of IT departments, the C-suite, and individual discrepancy.
Phone phishing is how scammers try to obtain personal or financial information via call or text. Vishing attacks might utilize a number of tactics, including phone number spoofing. Protect yourself and others by reporting spoofed numbers.
“Spear phishing” is a type of phishing that involves gathering information about a person or company in order to carry out a personalized attack with a better chance at success.
Whether it’s a social media account or bank account, it seems that almost everyone gets hacked at some point or another. This article will explain the basics of an increasingly common issue: hacking. It will define the term in the appropriate context, explain how unauthorized users gain access to others’ devices and accounts, and go over some of the most common signs that your resources are likely to have been compromised. It will conclude with a discussion of important things readers should do if they suspect or know that their account was hacked.
The Google Doc phishing scam reached nearly one million people by mimicking the popular Google Docs app. Phishing scams rely on the trust of the user to gain information.
Spam emails and texts are an ever-evolving annoyance. Filters and other methods of blocking spam are constantly being developed, but the spammers simply improve their own methods in response.
Sometimes referred to as identity fraud, identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information — such as your Social Security Number or driver’s license
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