Phishers are known to jump on any running board. Special caution is, therefore, required with mails originating from Thomas Cook in the light of recent events.
Last Saturday saw the introduction of the newly revised EU Payment Services Directive, PSD2. Many consumers still know far too little about the implications of the new regulations or have been made uncertain by the information they have received from banks or other providers of financial services – an opportunity that cyber criminals are surely unlikely to miss out on.
Law enforcement authorities in about a dozen countries this week apprehended more than 280 suspected email scammers as part of a concerted campaign.
When cyber criminals are trying to make off with our login details, they make an effort to exploit the way that our brains work.
That email remains indispensible for workplace communication is surely beyond doubt, even in these days of Slack and similar services. Using email correctly, however, is something even seasoned professionals could learn more about.
Companies are being ripped off left, right and center by cyber scammers impersonating CEOs and ordering confidential financial transactions to be carried out. Steps can be taken, however, to protect your organization – including technical measures.