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What is a social engineering attack?

In a social engineering attack, an attacker uses human interaction (social skills) to obtain or compromise information about an organization or its computer systems. An attacker may seem unassuming and respectable, possibly claiming to be a new employee, repair person, or researcher and even offering credentials to support that identity. However, by asking questions, he […]

The most common malware affecting Microsoft Office – and how to avoid it

What malware should you know about when using Microsoft Office?

How social media use can increase your cyber security risk

There are many cyber security risks when using social media. Here are a few to keep in mind.

Spear Phishing

This is one of many techniques that cyber criminals use. The most useful tools for spreading and attacking are malicious emails and websites. Affected people are tricked by very efficient social engineering to open and read malicious emails. Sophisticated social engineering tricks are used to make people click on malicious links within emails and to […]