Phishing Campaign

World’s Largest Spambot Discovered

Posted date: October 22, 2017

If you are not familiar with what a spambot is, they are programs designed to collect e-mail addresses from the Internet in order to build mailing lists for sending unsolicited e-mail. The recipient of the spammed email has no idea the email is not c ...

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NotPetya Ransomware Not Designed to Make Money

Posted date: August 25, 2017

NotPetya, the recent ransomware attack that infected PC’s around the world spread faster than the notorious WannaCry ransomware. Its rapid proliferation wasn’t the only thing that set NotPetya apart. According to security experts, this attack ...

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Phishing Scams – How to Protect your Business

Posted date: July 28, 2017

What is a Phishing Scam? Phishing scams are typically fraudulent email messages appearing to come from legitimate enterprises in order to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details and, indirectly, money. T ...

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Gone Phishing – The Benefits of a Phishing Campaign

Posted date: August 16, 2016

Phishing is a form of cyber-attack in which an attacker attempts to steal personal information from a person by disguising themselves as a reputable company or person through email or other communication tools. Falling for a phishing attack can be ...

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Is That Email a Phishing Scheme?

Posted date: October 20, 2015

Research has revealed that over half of all users end up opening fraudulent emails and often even fall for them. Phishing is done with the aim of gathering personal information about you, generally related to your finances. The most common reason for ...

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Taking Down Fraudulent Sites is Like Playing Whack-a-Mole

Posted date: May 13, 2015

We have all played the arcade game Whack-A-Mole, hitting the moles with the mallet.  Whack-A-Mole is fun, but when it comes to taking down fraudulent sites, it becomes more of a chore.  Removing illegal and fraudulent websites is easier said than ...

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Ransomeware: Are You Protected?

Posted date: September 25, 2012

Ransomware is a type of malware that is deployed on a computer or server and is designed to restrict access to the device and/or data on the device. As the name suggests, in most cases the only way to regain access of the infected device is to pay a ...

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