Phishing

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best networking and security software

InfoWorld picks the top open source software for protecting networks and their users

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Sneaky Gmail phishing attack fools with fake Google Docs app

Russian hackers resorted to a similar method to abuse the OAuth protocol to phish user accounts

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McAfee: Wave of Shamoon cyberattacks coordinated by a single group

The campaigns are bigger and more sophisticated, and they're causing far more damage as the attackers learn new techniques and collaborate with other groups

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Phishing scammers exploit Wix web hosting

Criminals flock to free web services to establish their attack infrastructure. The latest example: A group using free website host Wix for its phishing pages

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Bitcoin rise fuels social media scams

The price of a single bitcoin passed that of an ounce of gold for the first time this month

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IRS makes tax refund scams harder but W-2 phishing attacks continue unabated

Organizations continue to get pounded even as attacks targeting individual taxpayers appear to have slowed

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6 of the most effective social engineering techniques

It takes a layered approach to technology and added protections and assurances for your people to fight social engineering

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How to scrub your private data from 'people finder' sites

The internet has your number—among many other deets. Prevent identity theft and doxxing by erasing yourself from aggregator sites like Spokeo and PeekYou

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Security researchers trick 'CEO' email scammer into giving up identity

Dell SecureWorks is encouraging businesses to use these tips to fight back against phishing schemes

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IRS-related phishing scams seen running rampant

Also, Google, Dropbox, Adobe and DocuSign are being targeted by phishers, PhishLabs report says

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What 2017 has in store for cybersecurity

Donald Trump's administration seems to be the biggest concern

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Nearly half of all websites pose security risks

According to a new study of the top one million domains, 46 percent have security problems

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17 essential tools to protect your online identity, privacy

From secure chips to anonymity services, here’s how to stay safe and private on the web

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