The anatomy of a targeted email account hack

“OMG! My email is hacked!” This is a true account of an email hack we’ve just witnessed and helped a client through. It all started with one of our client’s bank account manager calling our client (will call him Bob in this email): Bank: Bob, Happy New Year! We have received an email from your…

Spear Phishing – A Serious Sport

Remember the good old days when phishing schemes were easy to spot, at least to the trained eye? Errors in spelling or grammar, poor graphics, and general misuse of language were instant tip-offs. Those days are gone – modern phishing attacks are very sophisticated and very difficult to spot. Phishing pages are virtually indistinguishable from…