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Smashing Security #104: The world's most evil phishing test, and cyborgs in the workplace PODCAST

Smashing Security #104: The world’s most evil phishing test, and cyborgs in the workplace

Does your employer want to turn you into a cyborg? Was this phishing test devised by an evil genius? And how did a cinema chain get scammed out of millions, time and time again…?

All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Scott Helme.

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Insecure Office 365 setups could be a ticking time bomb for your business

Insecure Office 365 setups could be a ticking time bomb for your business

Messages your customers receive from a hacker who has already compromised your email system are going to look much more convincing, and could result in your clients transferring large sums of money into a scammer’s bank account and you losing customer trust and future business.

Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Business Insights blog.

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How a single email stole $1.9 million from Southern Oregon University

How a single email stole $1.9 million from Southern Oregon University

Southern Oregon University has announced that it is the latest organisation to fall victim to a business email compromise attack, after fraudsters simply tricked the educational establishment into transferring money into a bank account under the fraudsters’ control.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

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