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Top Scams, Scamming Countries, Scammer Country

Top 10 Scamming Countries in the World to be aware

People who are desperate for money will seek to criminal means to make money. But keep in mind that haste is a waste of time and can get you ...
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Scam calls from “matching” mobile phone numbers

In May 2021, Action Fraud UK received 2,110 scam call reports in which the caller's number matched the first 7 digits of the victim's phone number. The calls pretend ...
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Small Businesses, Small Business, Cyber Attacks

How Can Small Businesses Prevent Cyber-Attacks?

According to Verizon Business 2020, almost a third or 28% of data breaches in 2020 involved small businesses.The data comes from one of the most acclaimed cybersecurity reports in ...
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Phishing Campaign, Phishing Attacks, Phishing Attack, Email Scam

Unusual Attachment now associated with Phishing attacks

According to Trustwave, Windows Imaging Format (WIM) files are now being used in phishing attacks. As WIM files aren't typically thought as harmful, it makes it easier for data ...
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Remote Working, Work from Home, Working Remotely

Poor Security Habits during Pandemic

With over half (51%) of 16-24 year olds and almost half (46%) of 25-34 year olds reporting they’ve used security workarounds, Younger employees are most likely to admit they cut ...
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CEO Fraud, Spear Phishing, Spear Phishing Attacks, Phishing Attacks

CEO Fraud – Don’t Fall For It

Cybercriminals are no longer going after computer systems or business networks to steal data. Instead they are now using employees to steal information. Business Email Compromise, also known as ...
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Online Gaming, Online Hacking, Online Hackers

Are hackers becoming wealthy by exploiting gamers?

Some gamers are extremely successful; professional gamers can earn millions of dollars. However, not all video game players are powerful celebrity influencers. Regular gamers generally cannot afford to buy ...
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Spear Phishing Attacks, Spear Phishing, Phishing Attacks, Spear Phishing Scams

Top Things You Must Know About Spear Phishing

Spear-phishing is a targeted attempt to steal sensitive information such as account credentials or financial information from a specific victim, often for malicious reasons. This is achieved by acquiring ...
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Online Hacking, Hackers Space, Online Hackers, Security Myth

Security Myth – I don’t have anything a hacker would want

You may be thinking your information is not good. You might even be thinking that because you're not rich, nobody would want your information. Since you believe that you ...
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