Spear Phishing – Avoiding the Trap

Phishing is an attack designed to trick Internet users into giving away confidential information, typically by sending an e-mail posing as a legitimate organization (like a financial institution) and linking to a website disguised as one associated with that institution. Spear phishing is a more sophisticated version of phishing that takes these attacks to the next level. Instead of sending …

Holiday Hackers

The holidays are traditionally a season to enjoy time with friends and family, to exchange gifts, and to cheerily overindulge in food and drink. Unfortunately, there are Grinches out there that will do everything they can to spoil your holidays with ransomware¬†and other threats. Ransomware has become one of the most widespread and damaging threats that Internet users face. Since …