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March 19, 2019 - New research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston finds hospital employees are extremely vulnerable to phishing attacks. The study highlights just how effective phishing remains as a tactic, and why awareness of email scams is more critical than ever.

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February 20, 2019 - A phishing page that hides behind a translation service. A kit that uses fake font files. A hyper-realistic campaign that could likely fool even the pros. We look at these noteworthy phishing attempts and more to show how far phishers have evolved, and remind users to remain vigilant against this threat.

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February 13, 2019 - If your organization doesn't have an anti-phishing plan in place, it's time to start thinking about one. Here's what to tell your employees and customers about phishing attacks.

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December 20, 2018 - It’s dubbed the ‘Three Questions Quiz’ scam, and not only are people letting their guard down, but they’re also freely sharing it on social media, too. Do you think you have been duped by this before? Read on.

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December 10, 2018 - Phishing is more problematic on smartphones than on desktops. Not only that, approaches to handling phishing attacks on mobile are quite different because their techniques are also different. So, how can users sniff out a mobile phish? Let us count the ways.

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Voice phishing (vishing)

Vishing, short for voice phishing, is a type of phishing on mobile devices. It is carried out over-the-phone (e.g. landline, VoIP, smartphone). For more information, see this blog post on how to generally detect phishing attempts.

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SMS phishing (Smishing)

Smishing, short for SMS phishing, is a type of phishing on mobile devices. It is carried out via SMS text messaging. For more information, see this blog post on how to generally detect phishing attempts.

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Phishing kit

A phishing kit is a set of materials and tools that allows scammers with little technical ability to create a convincing phish. Someone in need of a large-scale attack also uses a kit to deploy a phishing campaign at short notice.

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September 24, 2018 - Could it be that our dream job awaits via a random SMS message? On the contrary, this SMS phishing attack could cause nightmares for unsuspecting job hunters.

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