Fear the Spear: How to avoid being a victim of spear phishing

By Mike Gilmore, RESULTS Technology Chief Technology Officer

Phishing emails are a well-known and mostly annoying daily reality for most of us and not surprisingly, the banking industry is one of the top targets of hackers. All banks have email security protections in place, and most of the phishing attempts are obvious and easy to avoid. These “scatter shot” or “spray-and-pray” attacks rely on sending a high volume of generic emails to catch a few bites from gullible targets.

Office 365 threat comes with new techniques

If you’re using Office 365, you wouldn’t want to miss this news: Online scammers are carrying out a highly customized spear-phishing campaign to steal Office 365 users’ credentials and attack organizations internally. Get yourself informed and read on. What makes it different from other scams? The new threat comes in the form of spear phishing, […]