Weekend Update

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


US Department of Justice reignites the Battle to Break Encryption

Every 5 to 10 years, the government and law enforcement agencies try to pass a law that provides easy access or a “back door” to encryption keys because criminals use encryption and this makes arrest and prosecution harder.  The problem is that anything that weakens encryption for criminals weakens ...

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day:  Phony iPhone Smish

Chef’s Special: Phone Election Smish

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 a warning, ...

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day:  Mailbox Shutdown Phish

Chef’s Special:  IRS COVID-19 Phish

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 a warning, ...

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day:  Phishing Test

Chef’s Special: Fax Phish

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 a warning, examples of current ...

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What’s Wrong With Sendgrid?

If you are following my Friday Phish Fry posts recently, you  know that recently many of the links that I have examined resolve to addresses at sendgrid.com.  Usually we are presented with a fake landing page with a credential-stealing form of some sort.  What is this all about, anyway?

Sendgrid, as it turns out, is a legitimate ...

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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.

My intention is to provide a warning, ...

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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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