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What is Phishing

September 9th, 2019 by admin in ilicomm News No Comments »
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According to the 2019 Cyber Security government survey by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport, the most common cyber attack that businesses face is fraudulent communications that appear to come from a reputable source, usually through email; known as Phishing. So What is Phishing? An example of a phishing email, disguised as an official [...]

Phishing email that knows your address

April 7th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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A new type of phishing email that includes the recipient’s home address has been received by thousands of people, the BBC has learned. Members of the BBC Radio 4’s You and Yours team were among those who received the scam emails, claiming they owed hundreds of pounds to UK firms. The firms involved have been […]

Phishing via SMS – crooks target Australian mobile banking users

February 12th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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For better or for worse, most of us are familiar with bank-related phishing. That’s where a crook tricks you into clicking a link that looks as though it belongs to your bank, and then presents you with one or more login screens that look like your bank. The idea is that by making the experience […]

eBay XSS bug left users vulnerable to (almost) undetectable phishing attacks

January 13th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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It’s the same old familiar, cheery red-blue-yellow-green sans serif logo at the top of an eBay login page that we know so well. The URL even starts with ebay.com. But if you were to input your email and eBay password, it would have returned an error message, while your login information could have been harvested […]

5 Cyber Security Tips to Improve Employee Habits

December 21st, 2015 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Employees are a first-line defence against threats such as zero-day attacks and breaches.  It is critical that they are made aware of basic methods that will maintain the company’s digital integrity.  Whether your organization is large or small, training your employees can go a long way towards keep your IT infrastructure secure.  Here are 5 […]

Advent tip #14: Beware of login links in emails!

December 14th, 2015 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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You’ve heard of phishing. It’s where crooks “fish” for personal details you wouldn’t give them if they asked outright – information such as date of birth, ID number, login name, password, bank account number, SSN, and so forth. Most phishing happens by email, and the process is surprisingly simple and effective. The crooks send you […]

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