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3 Ways to Protect Your Business Against Corporate Phishing Attacks | Company Profile

We all know better. We’ve all seen the articles explaining that phishing is a real and persistent threat, and we’ve been warned ad nauseam not to click on suspicious links. Yet we also know just how easy it is to mess up and click on that link. One type of phishing is growing explosively and …

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Think you can spot a phishing email? Think again

People may not be as good as they think they are at spotting phishing scams, according to researchers at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Dr Casey Canfield, Missouri S&T assistant professor of engineering management and systems engineering, worked with Carnegie Mellon University colleagues Baruch Fischhoff and Alex Davis on the study, which measures …

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Phishing attacks against the Apple brand reach 1.6 million in six months

There have been 1.6 million phishing attacks targeting the Apple brand name in the first half of 2019. This is up nine percent on the total number of attacks seen last year, revealing a growing trend. These figures come from Kaspersky’s Threats to Mac Users Report 2019, released this week, which shows the number of cases …

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How Gmail accounts are hacked… Google research reveals the ways 

“What we learned from the research proved to be immediately useful. We applied its insights to our existing protections and secured 67 million Google accounts before they were abused.” – Google 2017 The three greatest threats to users According to Google, phishing attacks – which in case you don’t know are a method by which …

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1 in 10 People Have Become a Victim of Cybercrime

It is a sobering thought that approximately 10% of the population have now experienced cybercrime or fraud in one way or another and what is more, you are 20 times more likely to be robbed by an overseas criminal as you sit using your computer or handheld device, than if you were walking down the …

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How eCommerce Businesses Can Prevent Fraud in 2018 Holiday Season

Given the dynamic nature of the internet, it’s not surprising to also see frequent changes in consumer buying behavior, which online retailers try to predict and cater to on various digital platforms. Convenience and revenue growth of eCommerce businesses, however, come with a price in the form of fraud. Sales transactions from online merchants are …

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