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Phishing costs company $46 million

Brian Krebs posted about a tech firm that lost $46M dollars due to fraud. The company reported in its SEC filings that the money was lost when someone impersonated an employee and directed the finance department to transfer money to outside accounts. This is becoming more common. In some cases, DMARC authentication may stop this […]

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Gmail reports spear phishing attack

No one, it seems, is immune from account compromise attempts. Today Google reported they had identified a systemic campaign to compromise Gmail accounts belonging to “senior U.S. government officials, Chinese political activists, officials in several Asian countries (predominantly South Korea), military personnel and journalists.” Google offers a number of solutions for users, including the ability […]

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