Does this represent the most dangerous phishing scheme yet?


Imagine this: While checking your email, suddenly an unexpected but reliable message pops up in your inbox.

"Wow!" you may think to yourself. However, this email might not be what it seems.

Cyber criminals use this scam to lure you into clicking malicious links or providing personal data that could compromise your security. SubdoMailing is as harmful as its name suggests.

What's going on?

Cyber criminals pose as trusted brands to commit phishing attacks that appear legitimate.

So how does Trustedbrand do it? They search the web for subdomains of reputable companies that contain subdomains known as Experience, such as Experience is actually just an instance of what's ...


Online Security: Examining the risks posed by browser extensions


Browser extensions have become as ubiquitous as mobile applications, yet many only end up installing and using a handful of them. Google Chrome features over 176,000 extensions which provide users with additional functionality and customization options.

Browser extensions can enhance your browsing experience while simultaneously posing risks to both your online privacy and security.

We will explore the dangers associated with browser extensions in this article and shed light on their possible threats, providing insight into how you can protect your online presence.

Browser Extensions:

Benefits and Risks Browser extensions have quickly become popular due to their convenience and versatility, wit...


The award for most popular phishing scheme goes to...


When it comes to safeguarding business data, one thing is certain: Be on guard against phishing emails!

What is Phishing Email? Imagine an unscrupulous person or business wearing sheeps' clothes to attempt to defraud unsuspecting victims with fraudulent messages that appear legitimate but are actually designed to take advantage of people by disguised themselves as legitimate messages, often including malicious links and attachments or requests for sensitive data from unsuspecting recipients. They might appear as emails coming from someone known and trusted.

Knowledge is power, so staying informed is one of the best ways to protect yourself. Here are some of the most popular phishing emails fro...


Be Aware of 2024 Emerging Technology Threats


Last year, the global cost of data breaches reached US $4.45million; an increase of 15% from three years prior. As we move into 2024, new technological threats should be carefully considered - they could cause irreparable harm to your business and disrupt its success.

Technology is evolving at an incredible speed, creating both challenges and opportunities for both businesses and individuals. However, not all innovations are benign; certain innovations may threaten our digital safety, privacy and security.

This article will describe some of the emerging threats in technology that we should be mindful of by 2024.

Data Poisoning Attacks

Data poisoning refers to the corruption of datasets used for ...


Why you need to learn about Secure By Design Cybersecurity Practices


Cybersecurity has become an integral component of most businesses today. Network security should be taken seriously by any entity no matter its size; cyberattacks may have long-term effects and should always be treated seriously.

Cyberattacks have grown increasingly sophisticated and sophisticated since 2022; IoT-based malware attacks saw an impressive 87% increase, as artificial intelligence-powered attacks increase exponentially.

Moving away from a reactive cybersecurity approach and adopting proactive measures such as "Secure by Design" are crucial.

International partners have taken steps to address vulnerabilities that are commonly exploited, and recently issued an advisory outlining Secur...


Be wary of a new, devious phishing scam

temp-post-imageAnother day, another scam. Here's one that is particularly insidious.

Cyber criminals have evolved, creating increasingly intelligent malware. One such virus even impersonated an established brand to gain entry.

Email from an e-signature service widely utilized.

Email attachments will consist of an empty picture containing empty svg images carefully embedded within an HTML file (please be patient).

Clever malware that bypasses security software.

Your business could be put at risk as the code within this image redirects users to a malicious website.

By simply opening an attachment, it's possible for malware to infiltrate your device or network and put your data at risk of ransomware attacks, leavin...


Cybersecurity Month: Fortifying Your Team's Defense with Essential Cyber Hygiene Practices


As technology rapidly progresses, awareness must also grow along with proactive steps taken to secure sensitive data.

Cybersecurity may appear daunting for the average person. But cybersecurity should not just be left up to IT; all employees can do their part to safeguard the data of their organization as well as themselves. They should protect both themselves and any relevant third parties when possible.

October is Cybersecurity Month and serves as an excellent reminder that there are numerous methods available for safeguarding data. Even simple measures will have a major effect on network security.

What Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CSM)?

Every October, Cybersecurity Awareness month is an ...


Are we to assume this email from Microsoft represents a genuine attempt at phishing?


Your email inbox is full of threats; have you ever considered that an email from Microsoft could become the biggest fear?

Microsoft, the tech company we all rely on and trust, is one of the most copied brands when it comes to phishing scams. Cyber criminals will send emails containing links or files containing malicious malware in order to gain access to sensitive data and steal it from users.

Microsoft isn't at fault; however, you and your staff should remain wary of anything suspicious that arises in the workplace.

Microsoft was the most copied brand by criminals during the second quarter 2023, accounting for 29% of phishing attempts.

Apple (at 5.2%) and Google (19.5%) both boast significantly...


Top Cybersecurity Risks Facing Remote Workers and How To Address Them


Remote work has grown increasingly popular over time. Employees enjoy greater flexibility working from home while employers save costs through reduced office expenses. Telecommuting also decreases distraction levels resulting in higher productivity gains.

Research indicates that working from home reduces nonproductive time by 56% when compared with working in an office environment.

Working away from the office does have its downsides; remote and hybrid work poses serious cybersecurity risks that are difficult to monitor. 63% of companies have reported data breaches caused by remote workers.

Working remotely doesn't have to compromise your security

You can find the ideal balance. Be mindful of cy...