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SCARS™ Guide: There Is A New Kind Of Phishing Called Whaling Scam Attacks

SCARS™ Guide: There Is A New Kind Of Phishing Called Whaling Scam Attacks Whaling: How It Works, And What Your Organisation Can Do About It A GUIDE TO 'WHALING' - TARGETED PHISHING ATTACKS AIMED AT SENIOR EXECUTIVES Whaling is a highly targeted phishing attack - aimed at senior executives - masquerading as a legitimate email. Whaling is digitally enabled fraud through social engineering, designed to encourage victims to perform a secondary action, such as initiating [...]

Knowledge – SCARS™

SCARS™ Insight: Phishing the Famous - Cybercriminal Sentenced Man Who Targeted Celebrities Sentenced; Simple Precautions Can Keep Your Information Safe Kwamaine Ford traveled in famous circles. He worked for a celebrity and had social media accounts that showed him living a glamorous life, surrounded by well-known people. But Ford, now 28, funded his lifestyle with an illegal hobby—using his knowledge of celebrities to phish their personal accounts and charge the associated credit cards. Between 2015 [...]

SCARS™ Cybersecurity: U.K. National Cyber Security Centre Training

SCARS™ Cybersecurity: U.K. National Cyber Security Centre Training   The Cybersecurity Training Will Start Automatically And Appear In A Popup. To Exit The Popup, Just Click Outside Of The Screen.   [iframe-popup id="3"]     PLEASE SHARE OUR ARTICLES WITH YOUR CONTACTS HELP OTHERS STAY SAFE ONLINE   SCARS™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.     TAGS:SCARS, U.K. National Cyber Security Centre, Government of the United Kingdom, Cybersecurity Top Tips, Cybersecurity Infographic, Phishing [...]

SCARS™ Cybercrime Infographic: U.K. Government – Stay Safe Online [INFOGRAPHIC]

SCARS™ Cybercrime Infographic: U.K. Government - Stay Safe Online [INFOGRAPHIC] Provided Courtesy of the National Cyber Security Centre of the United Kingdom Stay Safe Online: Top Tips Regardless of the size or type of organization you work for, it's important to understand why you might be vulnerable to cyberattack, and how to defend yourself. The advice summarised below is applicable to your working life and your home life. You should also familiarise yourself with any [...]

Sextortion Combined With Phishing Scams – SCARS™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: Sextortion Combined With Phishing Scams The Vilest Phishing Method, Sextortion, Often Snares Victims Using Fake Security Alerts It’s embarrassing, so few employees tend to report it, but a type of phishing attack known as sextortion is becoming increasingly common at workplaces, according to one security company’s recent analysis. To get the attention of users, many of these threatening messages are initially disguised as legitimate security warnings. These type of scams are carried out [...]

Don’t Be Fooled By Spoofed Celebrities And Brands – SCARS™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: Don't Be Fooled By Spoofed Celebrities And Brands Ever had a celebrity like your post, reply to you publicly, or even direct message you? Yep, it can be a thrilling experience knowing that an actual star took time off from their busy schedules just to reach out you. And with the spread and popularity of social media, communicating your thoughts to any brand or personality is easier than ever. It's like having a [...]

2020-02-01T18:36:05-05:00January 30th, 2019