Spear phishing - Danger in Familiarity

Posted by Ragnar Sigurdsson

Spear phishing is a specific cyber-attack that is aimed at an individual or individuals that are associated with an organization.

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) gives this example: “Customers of a telecommunications firm received an e-mail recently explaining a problem with their latest order. They were asked to go to the company website, via a link in the e-mail, to provide personal information—like their birthdates and Social Security numbers. But both the e-mail and the website w

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Topics: security awareness, phishing, spearphishing

6 ways to recognise phishing emails and how to avoid being scammed

Posted by Ragnar Sigurdsson

Phishing is the attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details by disguising as a trustworthy entity.

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Topics: security awareness, cyber security, phishing, email security