Social engineering: The art of deception employed by online crooks to get their hands on your money is what the term social engineering generally refers to. Read more
- August 17, 2020We found some fake Facebook accounts stolen from influential accounts to sell, change the details, and/or reused for phishing.
- July 30, 2020We found online dating website scam campaigns primarily targeting Japanese customers for their personal and financial information.
- October 18, 2018Continued innovations in mobile technology enable businesses to respond to growing demands. Here are some best practices to make sure that the whole enterprise is protected against constantly evolving threats.
- April 23, 2018An emerging threat actor called Gold Galleon targets maritime shipping companies, related businesses, and their customers in business email compromise (BEC) and social engineering attacks.
- March 12, 2018MIT's recent research delved into 126,000 stories tweeted by around 3 million accounts from 2006 to 2017 and found that fake news spread faster and were more likely to be retweeted than true stories.
- July 04, 2017A social engineering attack shut down a popular Ethereum Classic wallet. But apart from this type of attack there are more sophisticated threats on the landscape.
- June 13, 2017This research paper explores the tools and methods used to spread fake news and manipulate public opinion: the services that enable them, their appearance on social media sites, and the motivations behind these activities.
- October 20, 2016Cybercriminals often use social engineering tactics to pry information from users and enterprises. Here are the most popular scams from TV and movies, and some tips on how to recognize them.
- September 21, 2016A Wall Street technology firm was sued by investment firm, Tillage after losing $6M in a Business Email Compromise (BEC) scam reportedly due to the negligence of the former’s employee.