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Watch out – fake support scams are alive and well this Christmas

Watch out – fake support scams are alive and well this Christmas 18 Dec 2017  byPaul Ducklin https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/12/18/watch-out-fake-support-scams-are-alive-and-well-this-christmas/ A few years ago, fake support call scams were one of the most likely cybercrimes that would reach out and touch you … Continue reading

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Don’t be a Victim of These Common Phishing Attacks

Written by Dave LeClair May 31, 2016 http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/dont-be-a-victim-of-these-common-phishing-attacks/ 6 Common Phishing Attacks and How To Avoid Them 11 May 2016 On February 2016, an apparently politically-motivated hacker accessed the personal information of 20,000 FBI employees and 9,000 Department of Homeland Security employees … Continue reading

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5 steps to lock down your webmail account

5 steps to lock down your webmail account by John Hawes on October 14, 2014 https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2014/10/14/5-steps-to-lock-down-your-webmail-account/ Filed Under: Data loss, Featured, Malware, Phishing, Privacy, Spam For most people, webmail is their main personal account – used for everything from keeping … Continue reading

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Twitter Resets User Passwords in Wake of Phishing Attack

Sarah Jacobsson, PCWorld http://www.pcworld.com/article/188392/twitter_resets_user_passwords_in_wake_of_phishing_attack.html Early Tuesday, Twitter says it had to reset the passwords of a small number of accounts compromised in an external phishing attack. “As part of Twitter’s ongoing security efforts, we reset passwords for a small number … Continue reading

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