How to Spot Phishing Emails | Network 1 Consulting

By Kevin Jackman Phishing emails are a major threat in today’s world, and it is getting worse. KnowBe4, a service that trains users to recognize and avoid phishing emails, compiled a list of the “Top 10 Global Phishing Email Subject Lines for Q1 2018,” and I would like to share them with you. Hackers will…

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By Tony Coughlin What is phishing? It is becoming a more frequent term in everyday life. The term is defined as an attempt to obtain sensitive information like usernames, passwords, and credit card information by disguising as a trustworthy entity in electronic communication. In other words, these bad boys and girls are going to send…

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by Tony Rushin CryptoLocker, “Crypto” for short, is the latest on a long, nasty list of malware that bad guys have been circulating.  .  This malware is a Trojan Horse (a program that masquerades as a helpful app) and also demands a ransom (another name for this type of malware is “ransomware;” I really dislike…

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by David Gracey The bad guys never stop trying to figure out ways of separating people from their money.   The advancement of technology has given hackers the ability to steal from people around the world, not just from folks in their own community.  Hiding behind firewalls and slow-moving international police investigations has emboldened them to…

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