Romanian Vishing/SMiShing Threat Actors Plead Guilty

Romanian Vishing/SMiShing Threat Actors Plead Guilty

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In May of 2018, we reported on three Romanian threat actors who were extradited to the U.S. for their involvement in a SMiShing and Vishing fraud scheme. At the time of reporting, ...

Fraudsters Bring Fresh Bait to Tax Phishing This Year

The IRS reported a 60 percent increase in phishing scams in 2018 aimed at stealing money or sensitive data from taxpayers and businesses. Here?s what that portends for tax season this year ...
Let’s talk about Social Engineering Small Businesses

Let’s talk about Social Engineering Small Businesses

If you work for, or with, small to mid-sized companies, you may think the risk of social engineering attacks are lower for you. You know all 30-100 people in your office so ...

Dialing Up Deception: The New Vishing Scam

While vishing accounts for less than one percent of total phishing-type attacks, it remains a very real threat, as evidenced by its recent evolution. Traditionally believed to originate from an inbound call, ...
Social-Engineer Newsletter Vol 08 – Issue 110

Social-Engineer Newsletter Vol 08 – Issue 110

Vol 08 Issue 110 November 2018 In This Issue Hi, This Is Your Bank Calling. Social-Engineer News Upcoming classes As a member of the newsletter you have the option to OPT-IN for ...

Google+ Shutdown, Weapons Systems Vulnerabilities, Voice Phishing Scams – WB38

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for October 15th 2018 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Google+ shutdown, weapons systems vulnerabilities, and new data on voice phishing scams ...
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Voice Phishing Scams Are Getting More Clever

Most of us have been trained to be wary of clicking on links and attachments that arrive in emails unexpected, but it's easy to forget scam artists are constantly dreaming up innovations ...
The SEVillage Wrap-up from DEF CON 26

The SEVillage Wrap-up from DEF CON 26

The Social-Engineer team is collectively wrapping up their annual post-DEF CON foggy state, unburying from their backlog, and reminiscing on the amazingness that was the SEVillage at DEF CON 26. Can we ...
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 ...
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