Cyber Security Articles & News

Social Engineering Training: What You're Really Paying For

Social engineering attacks are currently one of the most prominent cyberattacks plaguing organizations today. While many corporations try to implement state-of-the-art software to prevent this type of threat, the most crucial safeguard is often overlooked... End users, who are the first and last line of defense when it comes to social engineering attacks. 

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6 Types of Social Engineering Attacks

Social engineering attacks account for a massive portion of all cyber attacks, and studies show that these attacks are on the rise. According to KnowBe4, more than 90% of successful hacks and data breaches start with a common type of social engineering attack called phishing.  

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How Social Engineers Use Your Digital Footprint Against You

Think of all the publicly accessible information about your business that’s published on the web— from your corporate social media accounts to your very own website. 

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How to Avoid Holiday Scams & Social Engineering Tricks at Work

While you’re out looking for incredible shopping deals this holiday season, cyberattackers are hunting for clever ways to trick unsuspecting users. 

These bad attackers know that the holidays are a busy time for corporations— and while some tech-savvy breachers leverage the chaos to target a company’s technical vulnerabilities, many capitalize on human security weaknesses. 

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The 2020 Twitter Bitcoin Scam: How it Happened and Key Lessons from Whitehat Hacker Kevin Mitnick

Just yesterday, the notable social media platform Twitter and a number of its high-profile users fell victim to a flashy Bitcoin scam. 

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The Latest Malware Threat: The USB Ninja Cable

You just updated your laptop with the latest virus definitions and security patches and you think, “there we go, I’m safe now!”

Unfortunately, that’s not necessarily true. Cybercriminals and hackers are always thinking of clever, new ways to exploit your devices— and you have to be perpetually vigilant. 

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5 Common Hacking Techniques for 2021

Hacking techniques are ever-evolving, and it’s important to keep up with new threats.

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