Holiday season phishing

Phishing scams As the holiday season fast approaches so do the inevitable phishing scams. What's a phishing scam? Fraudsters may use a practice called phishing to try to obtain your sensitive data such as usernames, passwords, and credit card information. These fraudsters impersonate legitimate companies or people, sending emails, text messages containing links that attempt … Continue reading Holiday season phishing

Why you should not open phishing emails

Spam the world! Recently a data security researcher known as Benkow found millions of emails and credentials on a spambot server. Your email address, your password, your name, your other online details are probably on that server. So, what is a spambot and why do crooks use them? Or more importantly, why do crooks need huge lists … Continue reading Why you should not open phishing emails