Social Engineering

Social Engineering

Far Cry 5 download offers: embrace the power of “no”

Far Cry 5 download offers: embrace the power of “no”

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It seems opportunists are jumping on popular video game Far Cry 5's bandwagon, with a flood of promises for free game downloads. We take a look at a return to form for ...
8 Tips for a Secure and Frictionless Mobile First Strategy

8 Tips for a Secure and Frictionless Mobile First Strategy

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This blog is based on an article authored by David Vergara, Director of Security Product Marketing, VASCO, that first appeared 2/21/2018 in Credit Union Times. As part of a secure and seamless ...
Sophistication in Hackers

Barracuda Networks Rethinks Cybersecurity Training for Users

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Barracuda Networks, following its acquisition of PhishLine, wants to encourage companies to take a more positive approach to cybersecurity training, helping users how to better recognize spear-phishing attempts along with other forms ...
IRISSCON 2017 Mahkra ni Orroz by Chris Boyd

Myspace vs. Facebook: the good old days?

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There's a debate happening at the moment: Myspace vs. Facebook. Was it safer? Easier to use? More welcoming of sparkly gifs? We take a walk down memory lane and remind you that ...
Facebook spammers making things worse

Facebook spammers making things worse

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Adding to Facebook's burden are two spam campaigns. One is aimed at Finnish users and the other was quickly terminated, but we expect both to resurface in one form or another. Categories: ...
A Nonverbal Analysis of Mark Zuckerberg’s Congress Testimony

A Nonverbal Analysis of Mark Zuckerberg’s Congress Testimony

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Most of us are familiar with the fact that Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, is testifying in front of Congress this week regarding Facebook’s mishandling of user data. This hearing is being ...
‘FakeUpdates’ campaign leverages multiple website platforms

‘FakeUpdates’ campaign leverages multiple website platforms

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Browser update? Do not trust, and do verify before downloading potential malware. Categories: Social engineering Threat analysis Tags: chromeChtonicfake updatesFakeUpdatesfirefoxflashJoomlamalvertisingmalwareratSquarespacewordpress (Read more...) The post ‘FakeUpdates’ campaign leverages multiple website platforms appeared first ...
Your Phone’s Betrayal

Your Phone’s Betrayal

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Look at your phone and ask yourself, do you rely on that tiny device for your business dealings? Your important family notifications? Your link to the outside world? If the answer to ...
Maybe you shouldn’t use LinkedIn

Maybe you shouldn’t use LinkedIn

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In light of Facebook's Cambridge Analytica problem, we examined another important social networking platform's protection of users' data. The results for LinkedIn users? Not pretty. Categories: Privacy Security world Tags: LinkedInphishingprivacyscamssecuritySocial Engineeringsocial ...
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