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Spear Phishing By Hijacked Account and Word Macro
Cybercriminals use the hijacked account to engage in friendly conversations with you in an attempt to lower your guard. Since you don't know that the account has been hijacked, you are more likely to trust information that they send to you...
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LinkedIn Security Bug In Job Posting Leaks Your Resume
Job postings on LinkedIn aren't as secure as you might expect. There is a security hole in the LinkedIn job posting. Anyone with a LinkedIn profile can anonymously create a job posting for nearly any small or medium-sized organization...
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Continue with Facebook May Steal Your Account
Recently over 10,000 Facebook accounts were hijacked by some malicious Android applications (apps). If you were to download and open one of them, you'd see a familiar feature: the "Continue with Facebook" button...
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Fake Instagram Or YouTube Copyright Scammers
The scammers claim that the content the user posted, such as an Instagram photo or a YouTube video, violates copyright law. Users are told that they must immediately click a link to protect their account from suspension or deactivation...
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Cybercriminals Are Impersonating With Phishing Email
Cybercriminals are impersonating the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), which is the largest brokerage regulation company in the US. Organizations strive to be compliant with regulations...
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Real People Trick You Downloading Malware
A recent social engineering scam uses real people in a call center to trick you into downloading malware onto your computer. It exploits the MS Excel macro to install the seed malware and then control your computer. Here's how the scam works:
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Be Careful About Cyber Attack Using Windows 11 Upgrade
Microsoft Windows is the most widely used operating system in the world. This October, it is getting an upgrade. Microsoft has announced that starting October 5, compatible systems that run the current version of Windows 10 will be offered a free upgrade to Windows 11...
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Man-made Phish Bait on COVID-19
COVID-19 is from the nature, be or not to be, is a question. But there are some computer viruses or malware made from COVID-19. E.g., cybercriminals have used COVID-19 as phish bait since the start of the pandemic, there are some computer viruses or malware made from COVID-19...
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Classic Facebook-Themed Phishing Attack
While cyber threats continue to advance in new and intimidating ways, classic or say simple phishing methods are still a favorite among phishing emails. Let's take a look at a recent Facebook-themed phishing attack. Keep alert to spot any red flags in your email box...
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Spot Phish Bait In Emails
Phish Bait in emails causes lots of information security disasters. Recently cybercriminals impersonated the largest brokerage regulation company in the US: the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. A simple trick can fool such a vital organization. The phish bait story is chilling...
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