Artificial Intelligence is already being used by hackers to mimic your voice combined with misuse of other technology that allows them to spoof your phone number. So imagine you get a phone call from your boss asking you to read off sensitive information that he/she urgently needs.
Many people assume that an email is safe if it comes from someone they know. That’s a dangerous assumption. The most lethal emails we see clients open did, in fact, come from someone they knew. That’s part of the vicious cycle of phishing emails.
Scammers are using the legitimate Intuit Quickbooks payment service to collect money for products and services that were never ordered or delivered. At least a small percentage of people fall for this scam without ever realizing it while the scammers happily collect their money.
Perhaps the most common current scam is the fake order email (or sometimes text). There are thousands of variations but all claim to be confirming some product or service that you didn’t buy. Each one will reference a phone number for you to call if you have any questions about your “order.” That’s where the […]
Phishing scams very often imitate legitimate Microsoft Office365 email notifications. The Scam email uses a deceptive “From” name (“Quarantine Timer” in our example) but note the “From” email address is definitely not from Microsoft and is almost always sent from another account that fell victim to the same scam. Many of these scams claim […]