Knows a bit about everything and a lot about several somethings. Writes about those somethings, usually in long-form.
June 21, 2019 - A recent Steam phishing campaign caught our eye, but looking deeper, we found it's been around for a few months. We investigate the phish to show users how to spot the telltale signs of social engineering.
June 14, 2019 - Twitter, like any social network, is faced with the challenge of addressing cyberbullying. And trolls have been abusing the platform’s Lists feature to home in on targets. But have no fear: There are ways to protect users from social attacks, and Twitter is moving to make itself a safer place.
May 29, 2019 - If you’re familiar with skimming, you may have also heard of shimming, card trapping, and cash trapping. These are attacks and scams targeted at ATMs. Part 1 of our series explores various ATM attack scenarios and explains what users should look out for when using an ATM.
May 23, 2019 - Riskware is a type of software that, while considered legitimate, can still put users at risk in some way. Learn why anti-malware vendors detect it, and how to tell whether the apps you use are riskware or not.
May 8, 2019 - It’s good to know that your bank’s website boasts that little green padlock, promotes secure communication, and follows a two-factor authentication (2FA) scheme. But are their mobile apps equally secure?
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