WIRED: “The Decade Big-Money Email Scams Took Over”

Excellent article in WIRED, where they observed that In the last few years, the “Nigerian prince” scams have gotten a major upgrade. Here is an extract and a link to the full... Read more »

Whaling: Like Phishing, but After Bigger Game

Organizations have to acknowledge their responsibility for ensuring their employees are able to recognize targeted phishing attacks, according to James McGachie, Legal Director of DLA Piper Scotland. Writing in The Herald, McGachie... Read more »

Spear Phishing in the Royal Canadian Mint

The Royal Canadian Mint, which produces Canada’s coins, nearly sent an employee’s paycheck to an attacker following a spear phishing attack, CBC News reports. The attacker sent an email to the Mint’s... Read more »

Google Sent 12K Nation-State Phishing Warnings In Three Months

Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) delivered thousands of alerts of government-backed attempts to spearphish gmail users over just a three-month period earlier this year, they reported. TAG director Shane Huntley revealed that... Read more »