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ISP Phishing Scam

The BBC is reporting cyber criminals are targeting users with a fake pop-up window designed to look like a legitimate message from the user’s ISP. The message states there is malware on the user’s system and please call the toll free number provided. It’s a scam. But as phishing campaigns go this one is particularly [...]

By |2017-06-22T20:19:38+00:00June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on ISP Phishing Scam

Good advice can lead to bad cybersecurity choices

  Generation Y and Millennials have a skewed view of cybersecurity. They are told constantly “be careful what you post; once it’s on the web it’s there forever.” Good advice. Unfortunately this has given the impression to 16-34 year olds that they can retrieve their data from sources other than their PC, phone or tablet, [...]

By |2017-06-22T20:19:38+00:00June 21st, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Good advice can lead to bad cybersecurity choices

Let the Cyber Litigation Begin!

Cyber Insurance is squarely in the spotlight; the case of P.F. Chang’s China Bistro Inc. v. Federal Insurance Co. has been heard and could signal an onslaught of litigation between cyber insurers and policyholders. Chubb Ltd. will not be required to reimburse P.F. Chang's for costs charged the restaurant chain related to credit card processing [...]

By |2017-06-22T20:19:38+00:00June 7th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Let the Cyber Litigation Begin!

Why Spear Phishing and Social Engineering Work

Why Spear Phishing and Social Engineering Work People are the weakest link when it comes to cybersecurity. Why do they click on an embedded link contained in an email. Why do they open what looks like a suspicious email in the first place? Successful ransomware and spear phishing attacks continue to be on the rise; [...]

By |2016-06-02T16:17:38+00:00June 1st, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Why Spear Phishing and Social Engineering Work