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How the Rise of Cryptocurrencies Fueled Cyber-Criminals

Since the start of the year, there has been a fivefold increase in phishing attacks for cryptocurrencies. In 2016, Initial Coin Offerings (ICO’s)- essentially crowdfunding for cryptocurrencies- collected around $240 million. 2017 brought in over $5.5 billion in ICO’s. This ... »

Italian soccer club SS Lazio loses €2 million from a phishing scam

Italian soccer club SS Lazio was a victim of a phishing scam held by hackers claiming to be Dutch team Feyenoord requesting funds for the transfer of a player. The scammers had insider knowledge of the deal between Lazio and ... »

6 Things to Watch Out for in Phishing Attacks

While phishing attacks may be one of the oldest forms of attacks, they have shown no signs of slowing down. The growth of phishing attacks in both frequency and sophistication poses a significant threat to organizations of all size. It’s ... »

Phishing Testing: Building Your Human Firewall

Phishing is becoming a major threat vector for organizations all around the world. Phishing is the exercise of sending illegitimate emails designed to elicit a response from the end user, whether that’s clicking on a link that infects them with ... »

6 lessons from horror films for avoiding phishing attacks

Most people know enough about horror films to recognize that the victims make the same mistakes time and again. There are the teenagers who follow a creepy noise and walk right into the killer, the couples who ignore warnings about ... »