Cyber criminals hate a hard target. In the language of security, a “hard target” is someone difficult to hack, while a “soft target” is someone… Read More »Are You a Hard Target for Cyber Criminals? You Must Be
With Cyber Security Awareness month set to kick off on October 1, a new survey finds that the boards of U.S. companies should pay attention.… Read More »Corporate Cyber Security Leadership Is Lacking, Survey Finds
Social engineering may be behind two high-profile attacks on casino operators Ceasar’s and MGM. In an 8-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Ceasar’s… Read More »Social Engineering Eyed in High-Profile Casino Attacks
The New Haven, Connecticut, school district lost more than $6 million to cyber thieves in a Business Email Compromise (BEC) attack that was discovered only… Read More »Business Email Compromise (BEC) Attack Steals $6 Million from Public School System
Real estate agents nationwide need to be on alert for the Vacant Land Scam. A California Department of Real Estate (DRE) advisory issued in July… Read More »Vacant Land Scam Warning Issued: Can You Spot These Red Flags?
Pretexting attacks, many launched through Business Email Compromise (BEC), have nearly doubled in 2023 according to the Verizon 2023 Data Breach Investigations Report. First, the… Read More »Pretexting Attacks Nearly Double in 2023: What Business Owners Need to Know