Phishing

What Should You Do if You are the Victim of a Phishing Attack?

August 9, 2019
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Whether in their personal lives or in their business, people try to minimize the risk of cyber-attacks. We put in anti-virus software and maintain secure passwords. We set up processes to limit risk, and we train employees on how to avoid creating gaps that hackers can exploit. Unfortunately, hackers are working as hard and fast […]

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What is Identity Theft, How It Happens and the Best Protection

November 28, 2018
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With increasing digital footprints on online platforms, there comes the risk of enhanced security threats to your data & identity. Here, users are prone to numerous cyber threats and cyber-attacks performed in different forms. So, if you have recently noticed some suspicious activity while being online then it is the time to look for certain […]

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Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?

June 15, 2018

Are you sure that email you received from Apple is actually from Apple? Fraudulent emails are one of the biggest security threats impacting businesses and individuals. Known as phishing, these emails lure users into clicking a malicious link or downloading malware-infected file by mimicking the look of emails sent from reputable companies. This is done […]

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Don’t Get Hooked by Social Phishing, Here is How

February 23, 2018
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Prevention is better than consequences. Before we go on to discuss about the ways to survive phishing, let us first get an idea about what it is. What is phishing? Not to confuse with fishing (although the idea is same), phishing is a fraudulent attempt to extract sensitive information from online visitors by putting on […]

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SPAM mails – where do they come from? I’ll tell ya!

March 19, 2013
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Research done by Giovane Cesar Moreira Moura from Twente University in Holland shows that it’s just a few bad ISP’s (Internet Service Providers) that is behind most of all the spam and scam e-mails that the rest of us is plastered with daily. He has looked into 42,000 ISP’s to find “the bad neighborhood” on […]

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Choosing the right antivirus software for your PC

September 12, 2011
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Internet has revolutionized the world and so our life style. We cannot deny its countless blessings, which has made our life easy and convenient with floods of information and services at just one click. But with the expansion and progress in this area, our computers are more expose to the evil of viruses, which are […]

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Symantec: Denmark Most Spammed Country

November 2, 2009
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A new report from Symantec/MessageLabs reveals that 95.6% of all e-mails sent to a Danish recipient, is spam. In the US it increased to 91.8%, Canada to 91.2% and 91.7% in the UK. The global average for Q3 2009 was 88.1% compared with 81% for Q3 2008. There’s many seasonal spam mails nowadays, taking advantage […]

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One Hundred Bad Guys From A Phishing Gang Indicted

October 8, 2009
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Softpedia reports FBI announced that 33 bad guys were arrested in the connection with an international phishing gang that operated out of U.S. (California, Nevada and North Carolina) and Egypt. So far 53 individuals have been charged but the number is expected to rise to 100 in the coming days, as Egypt authorities have identified […]

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A Child Can Crack Your Password – Change It Now!

October 8, 2009
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If you can count to 10, you can crack most passwords. That seems to be the case by looking at most of the thousands of leaked Windows Live ID passwords last week – they very often are just simple number combinations such as “123456”, birth dates or names. Passwords that can easily be found out […]

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Over 10,000 Hotmail User Logins Leaked On Pastebin

October 5, 2009
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A list of over 10,000 usernames and passwords for Microsoft Live ID was leaked October 1st on the web site pastebin.com which is a tool for collaborative debugging and editing, usually for developers to paste code snippets etc. to share with others. The list was later removed but is said to include usernames starting with […]

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Telia Closed The Infamous Botnet “Zeus”

August 10, 2009

Hosting company Real Host in the Latvian capital Riga had its Internet connection shut down by TeliaSonera between the night of 31 July and 1 August. The connection was shut down after it emerged that Real Host was base for the infamous botnet Zeus, which presumed to have control over 3.6 million zombie PCs. The […]

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TDC Warns Against Phishing

August 4, 2009

Former telecom monopoly in Denmark, TDC, says in its latest press release that phishing e-mails are increasing. A phishing-mail is an e-mail with the sole purpose of trying to fish personal information from you, like username and password to an e-mail account, bank account, etc. It might also cut straight to the point and try […]

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Get Rich Schemes – How To Avoid Internet Scams & Phishing

July 17, 2009
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In his “Atlantic City”-song, Bruce Springsteen sings: Now I been lookin’ for a job but it’s hard to find Down here it’s just winners and losers and don’t get caught on the wrong side of that line Well I’m tired of comin’ out on the losin’ end So honey last night I met this guy […]

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