Contractor recruitment fraud is a long-running scam that preys on temporary work agencies, and unfortunately, it's still thriving in 2023. Fraudsters posing as legitimate clients and contractors work together to defraud recruitment agencies out of thousands of pounds, sometimes even reaching six-figure values
Cybersecurity Awareness for Tourists: Tips for Safe Online Booking
The tourism industry is a lucrative target for cybercriminals who seek to obtain and sell stolen travel points, hotel rewards, and airline credentials. According to a report by Check Point Research, the rise of global and regional threat actors targeting online travel and hospitality customers is alarming.
Infoblox unites Networking and Security with New Branding
Infoblox, the market leader in Domain Name System, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol and IP address management, recently announced a new go-to-market approach and brand. The company’s new logo represents the unification of networking and security with seven shapes combined to create a single diamond.
Canon India and ESET Partner to Offer Comprehensive Cybersecurity Solutions for Businesses
Canon India, a leading digital imaging solutions company, announced its strategic partnership with ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, to expand its diverse office automation solutions portfolio. The partnership aims to support the digital transformation journey of businesses by providing comprehensive cybersecurity solutions that protect against advanced cyber threats, such as targeted...
New phishing attack method targets QuickBooks and PayPal
Hackers are resorting to novel phishing attacks by using rogue QuickBooks and PayPal accounts, as traditional business email compromise (BEC) attacks become harder to carry out. Researchers have found that hackers are signing up for QuickBooks and PayPal accounts for free and sending thousands of phoney invoices to mid-level managers and purchasing people, as well as attacking small businesses.
International Law Enforcement Agencies Shut Down Genesis Market
A coalition of international law enforcement agencies, led by the FBI in the United States and the Dutch National Police, have coordinated the takedown of Genesis Market, a major online criminal marketplace that offered packages of stolen credentials for sale to cybercriminals. Genesis Market facilitated cybercrime by advertising and selling stolen access credentials used to compromise accounts...
City of Alton Transitions to .gov Domain
The City of Alton has announced it is changing its domain in 2023 from cityofaltonil.com and altonpolice.com to cityofaltonil.gov. The change is expected to increase the security and searchability of the city's online presence, while also providing a more trustworthy online identity for its users.
Norwalk Transitions to .gov Domain
Norwalk, Connecticut, has made the decision to transition from its .org website and email domain to the exclusive .gov domain. City officials announced that this change provides a clear and trusted indication to the public that the website they are visiting is an official government website and not a fake or malicious site.
DHS Launches PreventionResourceFinder.gov to Counter Domestic Terrorism
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its federal partners launched PreventionResourceFinder.gov, a new website that aims to prevent targeted violence and terrorism by providing easy access to available grants, research, training opportunities, and other resources across 17 federal agencies.
FBI recommends you to use AdBlocker
The FBI has recommended the use of ad blockers as a precaution to protect against cybercriminals who are using search engine advertising services to impersonate legitimate businesses and steal personal information.