Who’s heard of WhatsApp? Phishers, that’s who!

No one else I know, until Facebook announced they would buy them. I don't have the WhatsApp app or an account either, so I immediately classified the phishing message below as spam. However, it is a great example of how criminals will use current events in attempts to get their phishing messages looking legitimate. The … Continue reading Who’s heard of WhatsApp? Phishers, that’s who!

Steps to take when your e-mail account has been hacked

A colleague experienced a rather unsettling event today. Their e-mail account was compromised and used to send out scam messages asking for funds to be transferred abroad to most of the e-mail addresses they had ever used to send and receive e-mail. When your e-mail account has been taken over, you're in for a world of … Continue reading Steps to take when your e-mail account has been hacked