What is Social Engineering?
Prevent yourself from becoming a victim of social engineering. Learn the different types of social engineering schemes being practiced today. Also read our recommendations how to deal with social engineering attacks.
Risks of Downloading Email Attachments
Are there really that many risks of downloading email attachments?
Yes. Email attachments have become the easiest way for hackers to get their “foot in the door.”
It does not matter whether the email is from your relative or coworker.
Here’s the risks you’re taking when opening and downloading email attachments.
With holiday packages being delivered, especially late packages – now’s the time scammers are sending
“USPS Delivery Failed” Emails
These package delivery failure notice email scams can come from any shipper like USPS, FedEx and UPS. The scammers use bogus email subject lines such as “Delivery failed for parcel #” Trying to trick you into opening up these “important shipping notification emails” so scammers can get your to download their malicious virus attached. They want you to think this is an urgent matter, when in fact it’s a scam. Once their fake “shipping forms” are download onto your computer you can expect a virus to be installed.