Tag Archives | business email compromise

Smashing Security #106: Google Maps, Fed phishing, and Grinch bots PODCAST

Smashing Security #106: Google Maps, Fed phishing, and Grinch bots

How are scammers stealing your money through Google Maps? Why did the FBI create a fake FedEx website? And how are US senators hoping to stop Grinch bots ruining Christmas?

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 Maria Varmazis.

And don’t miss our special bonus interview about passwords with Rachael Stockton of LastPass.

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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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