Posts Tagged ‘phishing’
Recognizing and avoiding phishing e-mails
Phishing e-mails are a common form of online scam that trick people into disclosing sensitive information or downloading malware. Every day, millions of people fall for these types of attacks, leading to financial losses, identity theft, and other types of fraud. In this blog post, we will discuss the different types of phishing e-mails…Read More
7 tips to protect against Ransomware
Ransomware is malicious software that encrypts a victim’s files. The attackers then demand a ransom from the victim to restore access to the files for a fee. Ransomware attacks can be particularly devastating for businesses, resulting in disruptions to operations and financial losses. Follow these best practices to protect your business from ransomware attacks:…Read More
Tips to protect against CEO fraud
CEO fraud, also known as “business email compromise“, is a type of cybercrime that involves criminals posing as the CEO or another high-level executive in order to trick employees into transferring money or divulging sensitive information. It can be a serious threat to businesses, as it can result in significant financial losses and damage…Read More
How to prevent a Phishing attack
A phishing attack is a common method by which cybercriminals attempt to steal sensitive information, such as login credentials, financial information, and personal data. These attacks often involve fake emails, websites or posts on social media that appear legitimate but are actually designed to trick people into giving away their data. To prevent a…Read More
What is Social Engineering?
If you’ve been hearing the term “social engineering” a lot lately, you’re not alone. It’s quickly becoming one of the most talked-about topics in the world of technology and cybersecurity. So, what exactly is social engineering? Let’s take a closer look. What Is Social Engineering? Social engineering is an attack tactic used by cybercriminals…Read More
New employees: the weakest link in your organization?
As the saying goes, “the weakest link in the chain is the one that breaks it.” The same is true for your organization. If you have a new, inexperienced employee, they may be the weakest link when it comes to cybersecurity. That’s why it’s so important to provide security awareness training for all new…Read More
What is Smishing?
Have you ever received a text message claiming to be from your bank that asks you to click on a link or enter personal information? If so, you may have been the target of a smishing attack. Smishing – a portmanteau of “SMS” and “phishing”—uses text messages instead of emails like phishing does in…Read More
How to protect your business from Ransomware?
In recent years, companies have had to deal a lot with ransomware. Ransomware is a highly malicious attack by cybercriminals whereby they take over your computers and systems and hold them hostage until your company pays an often large sum of money in cryptocurrency. Many companies in Belgium and the Netherlands have already fallen victim…Read More
Are your employees trained on Teleworking?
Now that a lot of employees are working from home, we have to ask ourselves how well-trained they are in teleworking. Not all employees have extensive knowledge of IT and technology. Training in teleworking is therefore often recommended. Train your employees in IT management (light version) When employees work from home, they often do…Read More
Using a Corona Phishing template?
Hackers abuse the topicality of the coronavirus for their phishing emails. Do you have to do that as a business during your phishing exercise? Can you use a corona phishing template now? This question has been asked a lot the last few days. Supporters and opponents of a corona phishing template The proponents claim…Read More