Tag: Spear Phishing

Neutralize Phishing Threats with Web Scraping

Identifying fraudulent emails may be easy for tech-minded professionals—but not so obvious for the general public. At the same time, tactics used by cybercriminals to trick users into giving up sensitive financial and personal information are growing in number and sophistication. In cases where education and awareness are not enough, web scraping identifies fraudulent websites […]

Back to Basics: Understanding Phishing

Back to Basics is a new article series highlighting important, but possibly overlooked, information that security professionals should know. All businesses need to take steps to understand and combat shoplifting, including security professionals. While most shoplifting deals with people taking merchandise, phishing is a cybercrime in which information is stolen through deceit, which is used […]

Spear Phishing vs. Phishing: 7 Ways to Protect Your Organization

Phishing attacks have ramped up since the start of the pandemic with the majority of workforces transitioned to a remote setting. Spear phishing has particularly seen an increase and can be even more harmful due to its targeted approach. Hackers target and personalize messages to a specific individual, group, or organization in a spear phishing […]