Fireeye published research last week that it has identified a phishing campaign by APT34, which is known to be a hacking group out of Iran, that all LinkedIn users should be aware of when considering adding a LinkedIn contact. In particular, if you receive a LinkedIn request from someone named Rebecca Watts from Cambridge University,
Privacy Tip #114 – Your Email May Have Been Hijacked and You Don’t Know It
A new study by Google, the University of California Berkeley and the International Computer Science Institute has concluded that email users are being threatened by massive credential theft and phishing schemes are the primary way hackers are stealing credentials.
According to the study, phishing victims are 400 times more likely to have their email accounts…
Privacy Tip #65 – Beware Online Shoppers of Keylogging Malware
There are reports of a java keylogger that is able to copy and forward credit card details from online checkout forms that are used on shopping websites. It has reportedly affected several dozen online shopping websites that use the Magento open-source ecommerce platform.
What does this mean? When you buy something online, and you go…
Malware Attacks Against Health Care Sector Rose 67 percent in Q3 of 2016
The NTT Security Q3 Quarterly Threat Intelligence Report states that the healthcare industry is the fifth most targeted industry for ransomware (behind financial services, retail, manufacturing and technology) for all cyber attacks.
Malware increased in the health care sector by 67 percent in the third quarter of 2016. Viruses and worms account for 63 percent…