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#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | Netflix email scam tells victims to ‘update your payment information’, news update

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans If you receive an email from Netflix telling you to update your payment information immediately, you could be the victim of sophisticated new scam. The streaming giant has once again been embroiled in a phishing email scam, which uses the same branding and username seen with […]

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | Disputes, Issue 1: Cybercrime: beware the business email compromise

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Over the past three years, the “business email compromise” has become one of the most common, vexing, and financially injurious forms of cybercrime. On any given day, companies around the world and across industry sectors are finding themselves the victim, the pawn or both in cybercrime […]

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | Email Threats Poised to Haunt Security Pros into …

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Decentralized threat intel sharing, more public-private collaboration, and greater use of automated incident response are what’s needed to combat phishing As organizations begin to plan their cybersecurity strategy for 2020 and beyond, email security will certainly be high on leadership’s agenda. That’s because phishing attacks continue […]

Kremlin Tried To #Hack At Least 4,700 #Email Accounts Before The #Election

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans An extensive, Russian-backed hacking operation targeted the email accounts of thousands of perceived Kremlin adversaries in 2015 and 2016, an Associated Press investigation has learned. The effort, broadly referred to as “Iron Twilight” by security researchers, sought to compromise 4,700 Gmail accounts worldwide, belonging to everyone from […]

Scammers Stealing Down Payments By Hacking Real Estate Agents’ Email Accounts

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Buying a home is the biggest purchase most Americans will make during their lifetime. But now hackers have figured out how to steal the down payment, leaving the buyer without a new home and often wiping out their life savings. “The timing was impeccable, actually,” said […]

Hackers exploited an Instagram bug to get celebrity phone numbers and email addresses

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans An Instagram bug allowed hackers to access contact phone numbers and email addresses for high-profile users, the company said today. The bug was discovered recently in Instagram’s application programming interface, or API, which the service uses to communicate with other apps. Instagram declined to specify which […]

The Cybercrime Scheme That Attacks Email Accounts And Your Bank Accounts

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Cybercrime is ever present, and there is one particular fraud we all should be aware of—particularly anyone who sends or receives bank wiring instructions or the funds themselves. The fraud involves the hacking or impersonating of email accounts, it might be called business email compromise (BEC) […]

Email hacking fraud hits home renovators: ‘I paid £10,800 to a bogus builder’

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans First came “solicitor fraud”, where conmen intercepted emails between property buyers and conveyancers and diverted huge sums to the wrong accounts. Now this form of life-destroying crime has widened out to embrace other, big-ticket transactions, including home renovations and building work. The mechanism is the same: […]

WINDOW’S OPEN Microsoft Windows bug lets hackers take control of your PC by sending you a email

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A WINDOWS bug could allow hackers to remotely take over your PC or laptop by sending an email which can attack your system even if you don’t open it. The alleged flaw could allow crooks to make changes to your device and steal everything you have […]

Forty percent of Americans more cautious with email after election hacking

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Forty percent of Americans say they are more cautious about what they write in emails since last year’s cyber attacks against the Democratic Party, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Thursday. The March 11-20 opinion survey showed that a … The post Forty percent of […]

Ex-Sunriver firefighter sentenced for hacking chief’s email

A former Sunriver Fire Department firefighter-paramedic who was president of their labor association was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 200 hours of community service, to be completed within three years, after he pleaded guilty to hacking the fire chief’s computer email … View full post on National Cyber Security Ventures hacker proof, #hackerproof

Abta cyber attack leaves 43,000 holidaymakers at risk of identity fraud after email addresses and passwords stolen

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Email addresses and personal details belonging to 43,000 British holidaymakers may have been stolen in a cyber attack against Abta’s website. Data for up to 650 members of the Association of British Travel Agents were exposed in the hack which … The post Abta cyber attack […]