Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day: Contact Form Survey Scam Phish

Chef’s Special:  Consent Phishing

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: Vanity Award Scam – 2020 Best of Business Award

Chef’s Special: Encrypted Message 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 ...

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Weekend Update

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


Happy Independence Day

This is the day we celebrate our liberation from the King of England and the British Empire.  The United States was founded through civil disobedience and even warfare against a government that some considered oppressive and unfair.  Consider this: if the British crown had won, the “founding fathers” would have been considered terrorists, and hanged.  Your terrorists ...

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Shouldn’t It Be Called Anti-Social Engineering?

Just as there is nothing “social” about social distancing, there is nothing social about social engineering.  We could easily call it anti-social engineering, since this is practiced by cyber-criminals and sociopaths to separate us from our personal information or our money.  A more common term would be scam or con.

These bad actors are masters at playing on our emotions.  When I teach a cybersecurity awareness course, I advise people to ...

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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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Guest Post – Internet Safety for Kids (A Parent’s Guide) Part 2

Where can online dangers for our children occur?  Keeping our kids safe and secure on the Internet has always been a challenge, but the difficulty has only increased because of the pandemic and our new normal of Safe At Home, Work From Home, and remote schooling.  Our kids are online more than ever.  As parents, we need to be aware of the ...

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