What Is Pharming and How Can It Be Prevented?

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Spread the loveTweet In this day and age the gullible computer user is becoming rarer. With malware education prevalent on the Internet, people aren’t so easily fooled by the scam…


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Google is using games to teach kids about online safety

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Spread the loveTweet “Interland” is a puzzler that takes kids through four mini games. Tower of Treasure is designed to help teach younger internet users how to create strong passwords…


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E-mails phished from Russian critic were “tainted” before being leaked

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Spread the loveTweet Enlarge / This fraudulent e-mail was sent in a successful attempt to phish the Gmail password for reporter David Satter. Citizen Lab reader comments 53 Share this…


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Russian Hackers Are Using ‘Tainted’ Leaks To Sow Disinformation

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Spread the loveTweet Over the past year, the Kremlin’s strategy of weaponizing leaks to meddle with democracies around the world has become increasingly clear, first in the US and more…


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Google phishing attack was foretold by researchers—and it may have used their code

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Spread the loveTweet Sean Gallup / Getty Images reader comments 21 Share this story The “Google Docs” phishing attack that wormed its way through thousands of e-mail inboxes earlier this…


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Modern Phishing Attempts Look More Legit, but the Methods Haven’t Changed Much

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Spread the loveTweet You get a new email that looks like it’s from a friend, a company, a government official, or even a family member. All that’s in that email…


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Google adds phishing protection to Gmail on Android

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Spread the loveTweet Following the widespread phishing scam that affected Google Docs and Gmail users this week, Google says it’s now rolling out a new security feature in its Gmail…


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Beware phishing emails posing as Google Docs invites (updated)

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Spread the loveTweet There have also been reports of Google Drive struggling at the same time, although it’s not certain the two are related. Drive was up and running as…


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Now the Android Gmail app keeps an eye out for phishing links

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Spread the loveTweet In a particularly timely upgrade, Google is rolling out new protection against phishing links on its Gmail app for Android. According to the notes, when a user…


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Don’t Open That Google Doc Unless You’re Positive It’s Legit

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Spread the loveTweet If you get a Google Doc link in your inbox today, scrutinize it carefully before you click—even if it looks like it comes from someone you trust.…


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