Liar, liar, pants on fire! Barclays phish claims cards explode

Liar, liar, pants on fire! Barclays phish claims cards explode

We feel compelled to relay the dire warning from this Barclays snail-mail letter, which we acquired through social media, therefore it must be true. Categories: Cybercrime Social engineering Tags: barclayscredit cardfailfakeLOLphishquality controlscamsnail ...
Under the hoodie: why money, power, and ego drive hackers to cybercrime

Under the hoodie: why money, power, and ego drive hackers to cybercrime

We know what cybercriminals do. We know how they do it. Now we ask: why? This in-depth profile examines what makes hackers turn to cybercrime, and what could change their minds. Categories: ...
Tibetan activists, diaspora hit by resurfacing malware in cyberespionage operation

Tibetan activists, diaspora hit by resurfacing malware in cyberespionage operation

The Tibetan diaspora has once again fallen victim to a sophisticated malware campaign similar to one detected in 2016, reports Citizen Lab after receiving the infected files from one of the targets ...
It Is Important To Have Ethics In Social Engineering

It Is Important To Have Ethics In Social Engineering

Over the years of being a professional social engineer (SE), I have been asked questions like, “Are you really testing your clients if you don’t use EVERY method possible?” Or, “You are ...

Regaining the Rights of Netizens

“We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights that among these are Life, Liberty, and the ...
Vol 08 Issue 107 August 2018

Vol 08 Issue 107 August 2018

Elder abuse by financial scammers Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Vol 08 Issue 107 August 2018 In This Issue Spread the Word on Elder Fraud Social-Engineer ...

A week in security (July 30 – August 5)

A roundup of the security news from July 30 – August 5, including cryptomining, big data, social engineering, and more. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: big databreachcryptominingfacebookmalwarerecapredditSocial Engineeringspamsteam cryptominerweekly blog ...

Social engineering attacks: What makes you susceptible?

Cybercriminals will do what it takes to get what they want, whether that's breaching a corporate network or stealing credentials with malware. But what do we do if hackers are hacking us ...
What’s in the spam mailbox this week?

What’s in the spam mailbox this week?

We take a look at a few of the most notable spam emails in circulation over the last week, including a money muling scam, Apple phishes, and a sexploitation message featuring old, ...
Webinar: The Future of Social Engineering – August 16 2018

Webinar: The Future of Social Engineering – August 16 2018

Register Now and Learn All Things SE! Noted expert Chris Hadnagy, CEO & Founder of Social-Engineer, LLC, will join us for an hour of exploring the past, present & future of social ...
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