Tag: phishing

News and information from the Advent IM team.

Boardroom does not see ransomware as a priority

Less than a quarter of company directors think ransomware is a top priority for their security teams, according to Egress Only 23% of company directors consider ransomware to be a top cyber security priority, even though a slim majority (59%) of organisations have at some point fallen victim to a ransomware incident, according to a […]

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New phishing campaign targets Monzo online-banking customers

Users of Monzo, one of the UK’s most popular digital-only banking platforms, are being targeted by phishing messages supported by a growing network of malicious websites. Monzo is a 100% online banking platform with over four million customers and among the first to challenge the traditional financial managing system. The mobile-only platform offers a feature-rich […]

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Hackers exploit Google Docs comment feature in new phishing campaign

This is an appealing technique for attackers whose malicious messages are delivered by Google Attackers are abusing the comment feature in Google Docs to deliver malicious links to unsuspecting users, a new analysis by researchers at Check Point-owned Avanan has revealed. In a detailed report published on Thursday, the researchers said they had noticed the […]

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Day 19 #AdventAdventCalendar Who ordered the phish?!

  • by Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn
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Watch out for that #Phish! Don’t ruin Christmas by clicking a link you are unsure about. Forward the email to report@phishing.gov.uk. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) will investigate it. Advent Advent Calendar Secret Santa Giveaway Terms & Conditions 

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It’s Day 4! We want Turkey, not #Phish!

  • by Olivia Lawlor-Blackburn
  • General

It’s Day 4 of the Advent Advent Calendar. Have you got your turkey for your dinner? You don’t want to end up with Phish… Do not give out private information (such as bank details or passwords), reply to text messages, download attachments or click on any links in emails if you’re not sure they’re genuine. […]

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