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HACKERS LOVE A BARGAIN

Why Hackers love bargin events and how to be protected?   Hackers love a bargain just as much as consumers do and the run up to Amazon Prime Day is a perfect opportunity to swindle. The hackers often use Scam Websites and Phishing campaigns to take advantage of...

What is Whaling and how to avoid it?

* This article is part of a sequel on Social Engineering Attack Types and how to avoid them. You can read our previous article about spear phishing, here:  (https://web.aumint.io/spearphishing-spear-phishing/). Whaling is a sophisticated and specifically targeted...

Spear Phishing

Perhaps you remember hearing about people getting requests from a Nigerian prince, a scam known as Phishing? Hackers spread wide nets, playing the numbers and hoping to take advantage of people's naivete and generosity. Today's hackers are far more sophisticated and...

IDN Homograph Attack aka UTF8 URL Impersonation

What is a IDN Homograph Attack? IDN (Internationalized Domain Name) Homograph Attack is a manipulative and simple, but sophisticated type of cyber attack. It is also called a "UTF8 URL Impersonation".   How does it work? A hacker poses as a trusted counterpart...

Warshipping attack – free books for all

What is Warshipping ?Warshipping uses disposable, low-cost, low-power computers to remotely perform close-proximity attacks, regardless of the hacker’s location. The attacker can control the device from the comfort of their home anywhere in the world. The only thing...

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What can we learn from Mimecast Hacker Breach

Mimecast, which provides email management systems, updates that the hacker was able to hack into the company's systems and access customer information. According to the company, the hacker was able to gain access to a certificate used to identify Mimecast services...

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