Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day: 419 Phish

Chef’s Special:  Malware, Malicious Domains, and More

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my Inbox, or from clients, or reliable sources on the Internet.

I would be delighted to accept suspicious phishing examples from you.  Please forward your email to phish@wyzguys.com.

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Let Jobs Find You With LinkedIn – Part 1

Having trouble finding a job in Information Technology or Cybersecurity?  You may be doing it wrong.  Once you have a fully developed LinkedIn profile, jobs should be finding you.

Having a well developed profile on social network sites seems like a hassle, and if you are avoiding the social scene, LinkedIn needs to be an exception.  Especially if you are sending resumes to ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.  Insider threat edition.


Quote of the Week

Insider threats are not viewed as seriously as external threats, like a cyber attack. But when companies had an insider threat, in general, they were much more costly than external incidents… The insider that is smart often has the right skills to hide the crime, sometimes forever.

— Dr. Larry Ponemon, on the impact ...

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day:  Google Search Fails Again

Chef’s Special:  Sophos Phishing Top Ten

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my Inbox, or from clients, or reliable sources on the Internet.

I would be delighted to accept suspicious phishing examples from you.  Please forward your email to phish@wyzguys.com.

My intention is to provide ...

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Debunking the “Three Number New Cases” Meme

There is a meme going around that is amazing and suspicious.  Basically, if you open Google and search on ANY 3 digit number plus the words “new cases” (246 new cases, for example) Google will always be able to find a search result. I’ve seen this on Facebook, and tried it out myself, and it appears to work every time.  This is a little weird.  Now I’ve searched YouTube for this and similar videos.  This one is 5 minutes 18 ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Data Breach Cover-Up: Uber’s Former CSO Faces up to 8 Years Behind Bars

The U.S. Department of Justice just filed federal charges against Uber’s former CSO for allegedly covering up a company data breach and bribing hackers to stay silent about the attack. Joseph Sullivan was CSO when the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) was investigating ...

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