Following big global events and natural catastrophes such as hurricanes and big earthquakes, fraudsters will take advantage of the vulnerability of victims and the empathy of far-away observers to trick people into giving out valuable personal identifiable information or money.
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Summer is here and the long-awaited vacations are just around the corner – at last! As much as we want to leave work behind when we activate that auto-reply and go on vacation, there are certain Out of Office risks and cybersecurity issues that we need to keep in mind when we go on vacation.
Organizations use various ways to teach employees how to recognize phishing emails. From long winded seminars or lectures to short and entertaining security awareness videos. The problem is that no two phishing emails are the same. You can’t teach all the methods because as soon as you do, hackers find a new way to trick people.
There’s nothing in this life certain except for taxes and phishing emails! If you want to avoid falling for tax season scams, read on and follow AwareGO’s pro tips.
Are you ready for a more cyber secure 2021? As much as some people would like to forget 2020 ever happened, unfortunately it will still be remembered as a year of increased cyber-attacks, spam, phishing emails and information disorder in our neck of the woods. That is why we’ve decided to publish and give away […]
Online shopping is catching on quick. Everybody’s doing it! And you can get great deals too. However, criminals will try to get you to visit fake websites by offering great deals.
Perhaps the most important lesson from the most recent cyber-attack on the healthcare industry is this: Hackers have no shame! We knew that already but recently we were rudely awakened to just how low they will go.
Hacking of multi-million-dollar companies is big business and Garmin is the latest victim of a vicious ransomware attack. Here’s what we know about the ransomware attack on Garmin and what we can learn from it.
News, emails and social media posts about Covid-19 will get the most attention these days. Hackers are ready, willing and able to use this to their advantage. This is where quality SAT (security awareness training) comes in.
AwareGO just released a new security awareness video that covers the need for multi factor authentication.
Since the dawn of the internet and online accounts hackers have been trying to find ways to get to people’s passwords. They’ll use multiple ways, from phishing or spear phishing to keylogging or hacking into big databases that store multiple passwords. Hackers also know that many people use the same password for everything. If they get your password for one account they’ll try it everywhere to see if they’ll get lucky.