Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day: Thryv Phish
Chef’s Special: LastPass Spear Phish

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my inbox. Some are sent by clients or readers like you, and other reliable sources on the Internet.

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My intention is to provide a warning and show current examples of ...

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The End of Passwords??

An article from my colleague, Joey Pepka, of Peptronics

Passwords are the standard way we log on to pretty much everything, everywhere.

The catch? Passwords are inherently insecure. They can be stolen, guessed, or brute forced. But mostly, people just use bad ones. (And, worse, reuse them.)

Password managers can track all those various alphanumerics for you and even replace the weak ones. But password management is a half measure when it comes to security. ...

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Protecting Your Credentials With A Password Manager


From capital letters to punctuation and numbers, most sites require long and complex passwords to best protect user information. While the benefits of added security are understandable, trying to keep track of the complicated passwords used across dozens of websites and applications can be easier said than done. Studies estimate that the average business user has 191 passwords to keep straight.

For those who struggle to manage passwords across dozens of sites, a password manager can be an excellent ...

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