Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day: Wells Fargo Identity Theft Phish  – A trifecta – bank account, personal information, and a credit card.  On the Dark Web this is called a Fullz.

Chef’s Special: Phishing attacks impersonate QuickBooks invoices ahead of July 15 tax deadline

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

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Weekend Update

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


[WordPress Security] Large Scale Attack Campaign Targets Database Credentials

The Wordfence Threat Intelligence Team just published details of an attack harvesting database credentials, targeting over 1 million WordPress sites. For 24 hours, attacks from this campaign accounted for 75% of all exploit attempts on plugins and themes across all of WordPress.

Both the free and paid versions ...

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Tomorrow is World Password Day

I have been predicting the death of the password for several years now, but all of us are still using them, even if they are easily stolen, cracked, or bypassed.  A password by itself is not all that secure anymore.  But there are several simple steps you can take to make them more secure.

Do not:

  • Do not use personal information. Information such as  your name, or the name of your pet, ...
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Weekend Update

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


‘Was the Iowa Caucus Hacked?’

People Are Searching for Answers
After a night of confusion and uncertainty in which no results were reported for the Iowa Democratic caucus, people are searching for answers. As a cybersecurity journalist, I probably consider the hacking possibilities more than most, but it was hard not to wonder. Adding to the ...

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