[ALERT] A Big Locky Ransomware Phishing Attack Infects With the New Diablo6 Strain

By | 2017-08-17T09:25:17+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: Cyber Security|Tags: , , |

A massive, worldwide ransomware attack is currently unfolding, powered from more than 11,625 distinct IP addresses in 133 different countries, experts at cyber security vendor Comodo said today. The campaign was first detected on Aug. 9, and more than 62,000 phishing emails related to the attack were detected at Comodo-protected endpoints alone, as of Friday. [...]

New Type of WhatsApp Phishing Attack

By | 2017-07-26T13:54:40+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: Cyber Security, Mobile|Tags: , , |

Heads-up. There is a new social engineering attack currently being tested in Europe, and that means we will see it in America in the near future. The bad guys are using malicious WhatsApp ads, which offer a 250 dollar coupon for a well-known retailer, in exchange for a short survey. The invite looks like it [...]

Scam of the Week: Phishing Moves to Smishing

By | 2017-07-26T13:30:53+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: Cyber Security, Mobile|Tags: , , , |

Bad guys are increasingly targeting you through your smartphone. They send texts that trick you into doing something against your own best interests. At the moment, there is a mystery shopping scam going on, starting out with a text invitation, asking you to send an email for more info which then gets you roped into [...]

Google Docs Phishing Scam Spreading Quickly

By | 2017-05-03T15:42:19+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Cyber Security|Tags: , , |

A very convincing Google Docs phishing scheme is racing around the internet right now, which means you should avoid clicking any weird Google Docs that have been emailed to you recently — even if it’s from someone you know. If you click the link, it asks for some access permissions to your Gmail account (which [...]

Scam of the Week: Airline Confirmation Fraud

By | 2017-04-05T16:34:00+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Categories: Cyber Security|Tags: , , , , |

There is a new spin on an existing phishing scam you need to be aware of. Bad guys are doing research on you personally using social media and find out where and when you (might) travel for business. Next, they craft an email especially for you with an airline reservation or receipt that looks just [...]

New Scam of the Week – Valentine’s Day Scams

By | 2017-02-13T14:11:00+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Categories: Cyber Security|Tags: , , |

It's Valentine's Day and the scammers are out in full force... again. There are many ways these online criminals try to trick you, but the most common are phony florists, online dating scams, phony electronic greeting cards and delivery scams. So, here are the red flags you need to look out for. Do not trust emails or [...]

Scam Of The Week Blends CEO Fraud And W-2 Phishing

By | 2017-02-07T10:50:48+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Categories: Cyber Security|Tags: , , |

The bad guys are starting their tax scams early this season! They are now combining two scams-in-one. First, they ask you to send them the W-2 forms of all employees, with the email looking like it comes from the CEO or a C-level executive. Next, they follow up with an urgent request to transfer a [...]

Avoiding Holiday Scams

By | 2017-02-23T13:57:05+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Categories: Cyber Security|Tags: , , |

by Matt Haring   Phishing scams are a menace. At least one in 10 people fall for phishing attacks in the workforce. This rate of success spells trouble for businesses. But consumers are not safe from phishing attacks, either. Mobile banking trojans like Android.Fakelogin and scammers impersonating online travel agencies like and Travelocity are already targeting users for [...]