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Don't Plug in USB Drives you Receive in the Mail...

By Carl Keyser on Jan 19, 2022 3:05:11 PM

The FBI is reporting that cybercriminals have been soliciting USB drives containing malware via the United States Post Office (USPS) and the United Parcel Service (UPS). 

Topics: Social Engineering, USB Drive Baiting Social Engineering Attack
2 min read

Vishing Attacks on the Rise

By Carl Keyser on Sep 3, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have issued a statement regarding an uptick in Vishing Attacks since the Covid-19 pandemic began.

Topics: Social Engineering, Vishing
7 min read

RIP: My Cousin Alan Has Died - How to Spot a Social Engineering Attack

By Carl Keyser on Jun 1, 2020 12:00:00 PM

My cousin, Alan, has died.

He has ceased to be, bereft of life, he rests in peace, he has kicked the bucket, hopped the twig, bit the dust, snuffed it, breathed his last, and gone to meet the High Mucky-Muck in the sky. And you know what I have to say about that? Good riddance to him, the freeloading bastard! I hope he fries!

Topics: Phishing Social Engineering, Spear-Phishing Pretexting Vishing
1 min read

Scammers Leveraging Covid-19 Confusion to Take Advantage of People

By Carl Keyser on Mar 26, 2020 1:08:22 PM

Scammers are legitimately trying to take advantage of people online during the Covid-19 crisis.

Topics: Phishing Social Engineering, Coronavirus Covid-19
6 min read

Kentucky School District Recovers $3.7 Million Stolen During Phishing Scam*

By Carl Keyser on May 7, 2019 11:19:35 AM

Some good news for a change. A Kentucky School who lost $3.7 million in a Phishing attack was able to get it back.

Topics: Phishing Social Engineering,
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Sometimes Life Can be a Real Beach: Hackers Steal $800,000 from Cape Cod Community College

By Carl Keyser on Dec 10, 2018 8:52:19 AM

I guess it's not all fun in the sun down on the Cape. Hackers just stole $800,000 from Cape Cod Community College via a phishing attack and some nasty malware.

Topics: Malware Phishing Social Engineering,

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