28 Oct 2020
SOTW - KnowBe4 Blue Checkmark - Website
Security Tip of the Week – Blue Checkmarks are the Perfect Phish Bait

Cybercriminals spoof popular social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube by sending out fake verification emails.

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21 Oct 2020
SOTW - KnowBe4 Smishing - Website
Security Tip of the Week – Smishing Gains Popularity with Bad Guys

Typically, short message service (SMS) messages are short, vague, and include a link—which makes them great for spoofing!

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14 Oct 2020
SOTW - KnowBe4 Prime Target - Website
Security Tip of the Week – Bad Guys Prep for Prime Day Scams

While you get ready to shop Prime Day deals, the bad guys are getting ready to scam you any way they can. Are you prepared?

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30 Sep 2020
Cybersecurity Scam of the Week KnowBe4 Twitter Hack
Security Tip of the Week – Twitter Hack Inspires a New Phishing Attack

Cybercriminals are using this an attack on Twitter as bait for a convincing phishing scam. Don't fall for it!

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23 Sep 2020
Cybersecurity Scam of the Week KnowBe4 Third Party Phishing
Security Tip of the Week – Third Party Phishing

Working with a third-party organization can be a great help, but what happens if that third party falls victim to a cybersecurity attack?

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16 Sep 2020
Cybersecurity Scam of the Week KnowBe4 Training Notification Phishing Scam
Security Tip of the Week – Training Notifications from KnowBe4’s Evil Twin

In early September, a phishing attack surfaced that imitates one of KnowBe4's security awareness training email notifications.

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25 Aug 2020
Cybersecurity Scam of the Week Netflix Scam Using CAPTCHA as Camouflage
Security Tip of the Week – New Netflix-Themed Attack Uses a CAPTCHA as Camouflage

Have you ever found yourself staring at a wobbly letter trying to decide if it is an X or a Y, just to prove to a website that you’re not a robot? This funny little test is called a CAPTCHA and it is used to help prevent automated malicious software, known as “bots”, from accessing...

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18 Aug 2020
Cybersecurity Scam of the Week Malicious Document Using Canva
Security Tip of the Week – Cybercriminals are Getting Creative with Canva

Cybercriminals often use legitimate websites in their phishing attacks as a way to get around the security systems that your organization has in place. A recent example of this is the use of Canva, a popular graphic design platform. Canva provides users with a variety of ways to create and share visual content. Cybercriminals are...

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11 Aug 2020
Cybersecurity Scam of the Week Financial Relief Phishing Scam
Security Tip of the Week – Financial Relief Scam Targeting Organizations

The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact organizations across the globe. This hardship gives cybercriminals the perfect bait: a promise of financial relief. Currently, cybercriminals are impersonating the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) with a very convincing phishing email. While this specific scam targets organizations in the US, this tactic could be used in any...

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04 Aug 2020
Cybersecurity Scam of the Week Malicious App Phishing Scam
Security Tip of the Week – Malicious App Phishing Scam

We live in an app-based world. From laptops to smart TVs, applications are used nearly everywhere. Learning which is a safe or a malicious app can be tricky as cybercriminals continue to find new ways to exploit your trust. The latest scam involves third-party apps that request unusual permissions. Users are easily fooled into downloading...

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