For the past two years SME’s in Australia, and around the world, have been bearing the brunt of cyber-attacks, primarily because small businesses don’t see themselves as a target of value.
In our digitally connected world spreads news faster than ever. Someone sees, feels or thinks something and posts it onto a social media platform. The trouble is, we’re all so busy, so ready to accept that someone prominent “must know what they’re talking about”, or ready to believe what we read/see without questioning that discerning fact from fiction can easily be overlooked.
Information is a pivot point for scammers: they need information to conduct a scam and it’s your data – client contact information, accounts details, employee names, titles, etc – that scammers use to defraud you and others connected to your business…
A recent report that analysed 360,000 BEC emails over three months has revealed the following top 12 most common subject lines used in emails targeting businesses…
Whilst I work with incredibly talented engineers, I am not one! In fact, when it comes to technology I call myself the “princess of darkness”. I’m surprised our engineers don’t turn and run the moment they notice me walking towards them with intent. “Got a moment for a chat?”
itro is warning clients and businesses to be aware of crafty scam artists pretending to be from National Broadband Network Co (NBN Co) requesting personal information such as site and office plans, current phone plans and Internet connections.
Using BlueKeep, hackers can remotely access and execute code on a desktop anywhere in the world. They can then install programs; view, change or delete your data; or create new accounts with full user rights – and you won’t even know it’s happened!
A new phishing scam has been discovered that pretends to be an alert from your email server that informs you that you have received an encrypted message
Westpac alerted their community to a recent scam that has infiltrated their customers inboxes
A scam has arisen texting people asking them to provide personal information to receive a tax refund