26
Mar

Spot the Scam – March 2018 Edition

One of the latest phishing scams doing the rounds is using Apple branding to try and dupe victims. The scam functions by first sending victims an email detailing that their Apple ID has been locked. This email contains a link that supposedly takes the victim to the Apple website where they can unlock the account. The website is of course

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7
Mar

Brandjacking – Dropbox Scam

It is incredibly frightening how easy it is becoming for our personal data to be stolen. Nowadays, all scammers need us to do is unwittingly click on one single link in an email. Everyday, cybercriminals are devising new techniques and methods to get us to click on said links. One such method that is on the up is brandjacking. Brandjacking

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17
Dec

Phishing – Think Before You Click!

Phishing is a method used by hackers to try to obtain your personal data. The ideal result of phishing is to get hold of an unwilling user’s details such as login credentials and/ or bank details. Another possible consequence of this attack is where a user accidently downloads malware. The malware then infects the user’s PC. Phishing attacks solely rely

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29
Nov

Spot the Scam – November 2017 Edition

In the last few months we have noticed an increase in the amount of scam/ phishing emails. These kinds of emails are constructed by a scammer to try and trick a user into providing personal information such as bank details and passwords. The emails appear to be sent from a legitimate sender. The quantity of such emails is of course

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