By Art Gross – In a recent warning, the Federal Trade Commission has cautioned consumers and small businesses about the continuing and growing threat of phishing scams. There are many ways scammers may try to trick small business employees with a phishing email. Often times, scammers pose as a member of upper-level management.
By Art Gross – Business email compromise (BEC) scams remain one of the most widely used attack vectors among cybercriminals to date. In fact, cybercriminals are finding so much success in exploiting human vulnerabilities through BEC scams that their frequencies have been dramatically increasing.
By Art Gross – Phishing is a cybercrime that has been around for many years, where targets are sent malicious emails claiming to be from a legitimate individual or organization to trick them into disclosing their sensitive information.
By Art Gross – Cyberattacks only happen to large corporations because they hold the most personal and sensitive data, right? Wrong. While the media often leads us to believe cyberattacks are only occurring on high-profile organizations holding a lot of data, the statistics show us otherwise.
By Art Gross – In a cruel twist of fate, health care entities are being phished using an OCR (HHS Office of Civil Rights) email as the bait. Here is the context: HHS/OCR is the governmental entity in charge of enforcing the HIPAA statutes.
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