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Cybersecurity News and Threat Intelligence for Business

How to Protect Yourself from 419 Scams

on November 18, 2019 | by Bear Huddleston | 419 scam, 419, email fraud, email scams, fraud, Nigerian scam, scam

Have you ever received an email that was too good to be true? Has someone claiming to have a large amount of money tried to seek your help in donating money to charity? How about being offered a payout for being a victim of a scam? Welcome to the world of 419 scams. Find out how to protect yourself ... read more

Never Trust A Voicemail

on November 06, 2019 | by Chris Lee | phishing, email security

Voicemail phishing is still as prevalent as ever, and these phishers use a myriad of obfuscation tactics to attempt to bypass various filters. Here I point out different red flags to look for as well as highlight how important it is to be familiar with your companies voicemail and email practices. read more

FTCode Ransomware Drops, Rocks, & Locks Files

on October 17, 2019 | by David Pickett | malware, advanced email security, Ransomware

A ransomware named FTCode is currently being used in email campaigns targeting Italian customers. These emails have been arriving posing as resumes, invoices, or document scans. While monitoring for new variants, we spotted one which departed from the norm. Surprisingly, it played Rammstein music fo ... read more