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#Phishing

From TheJournal.ie Take care: Consumers warned about potential scammers ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday Too Good To Be True

Take care: Consumers warned about potential scammers ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Gardaí have issued a range of advice to help people avoid getting caught when buying online ahead of the Christmas period.

From TheJournal.ie We're exposed to potential threats via email every day - here's how to spot malicious messages Cybersecurity

We're exposed to potential threats via email every day - here's how to spot malicious messages

The most sinister of cyber-attacks are often simply delivered, writes Richard Lambe.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you ever fallen victim to a mail fraud or email scam? Scam-a-lot This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever fallen victim to a mail fraud or email scam?

Guarding your personal and bank details is essential for modern living, but it’s possible for even the wary to be caught out occasionally.

From TheJournal.ie Use Gmail? Sneaky hackers use contact emails to attack Google Docs Phishing

Use Gmail? Sneaky hackers use contact emails to attack Google Docs

The internet giant has managed to contain the attack.

From TheJournal.ie The man who hacked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence gets 9 months in jail Phishing

The man who hacked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence gets 9 months in jail

Edward Majercyzk hacked more than 300 email and other online accounts.

From TheJournal.ie Beware: This scam email is being sent to Electric Ireland customers Phishing

Beware: This scam email is being sent to Electric Ireland customers

The phishing scam brings you to a fake payment page where you’re asked to enter in financial details.

From TheJournal.ie If you get an email like this from Irish Water, delete it immediately Phishing

If you get an email like this from Irish Water, delete it immediately

A number of people have been sent emails which appear to come from the company.

From TheJournal.ie If you receive an email like this from WhatsApp, do not open it Malware

If you receive an email like this from WhatsApp, do not open it

The emails aim to trick people into downloading malware onto their computers.

From TheJournal.ie The self-proclaimed 'Spam King' is about to get his comeuppance Canned

The self-proclaimed 'Spam King' is about to get his comeuppance

A Las Vegas man who sent more than 27 million Facebook messages is facing jail time

From TheJournal.ie Company directors falling prey to banking phone and email scams Phishing

Company directors falling prey to banking phone and email scams

Gardaí have issued a warning today.

From TheJournal.ie Phishing attacks are down, but be careful before Christmas Gone Phishing

Phishing attacks are down, but be careful before Christmas

Phishing is surprisingly lucrative.

From TheJournal.ie Now you can use an actual, physical USB key to log in to Gmail The Lockout

Now you can use an actual, physical USB key to log in to Gmail

Introducing: Security Key

From TheJournal.ie Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them Online Security

Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them

Make sure you’re not freely handing away your personal data…

From TheJournal.ie 'iCloud was not breached': Apple responds to celebrity nude picture hack Phishing

'iCloud was not breached': Apple responds to celebrity nude picture hack

The company says it was a targeted attack and does not represent a wider risk.

From TheJournal.ie How many small businesses have been victims of crime? Small Business Big Crime

How many small businesses have been victims of crime?

Small Firms Association says the cost and rate of crime against business is on the rise.

From TheJournal.ie Scammers are going 'phishing' for Revenue customer details Delete Delete Delete

Scammers are going 'phishing' for Revenue customer details

Fake emails headed “Notice of Tax Return. Client No.” are being sent from accounts purporting to be from the Revenue Commissioners.

From TheJournal.ie Concern over use of garda logo in online fraud Fraud

Concern over use of garda logo in online fraud

An IT support company has said that there has been a surge in scams using the logo over the last year.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about the Irish people in Cairo, Michael Dwyer, and Scotland Yard looking at the death of Princess Diana (again).

From TheJournal.ie As many as 300 people have lost money due to phishing email scams this year Phishing

As many as 300 people have lost money due to phishing email scams this year

Gardaí have issued a fresh warning about phishing emails.

From TheJournal.ie Companies lose 2.7 per cent of their yearly turnover due to cyber crime Cyber Crime

Companies lose 2.7 per cent of their yearly turnover due to cyber crime

Nearly one in five surveyed companies were victims of hacking in the last year, with the average incident costing up to €30,000 to clean up.

From TheJournal.ie Warning over increase in 'phishing' emails seeking PTSB account details Scam

Warning over increase in 'phishing' emails seeking PTSB account details

Email users are being bombarded with scam emails asking for account details and mobile phone numbers.

From TheJournal.ie Consumer agency urges vigilance against scams Scams

Consumer agency urges vigilance against scams

The National Consumer Agency has said it received 835 scam-related queries in the last 12 months, most related to ‘PC phishing’

From TheJournal.ie Revenue warns internet users over fake email 'tax refund' scam Warning

Revenue warns internet users over fake email 'tax refund' scam

If you get an email offering you a €278 tax refund, steer clear – sadly, it’s too good to be true.

From TheJournal.ie Crime costs for small businesses increasing - survey Crime

Crime costs for small businesses increasing - survey

Reported crimes – in all forms – have increased over the past two years despite over €2 billion being spent on security measures.

From TheJournal.ie Tech giants join forces to end phishing emails Crackdown

Tech giants join forces to end phishing emails

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo, and PayPal are among the companies which have started a tough new approach to stopping scam emails.

From TheJournal.ie This call may be recorded... Hackers targeting smartphones, warn experts Hacking

This call may be recorded... Hackers targeting smartphones, warn experts

Hackers are turning to smartphones to access personal information, with Android devices said to be especially vulnerable.

From TheJournal.ie China refutes Google's claims that Gmail attacks originated in Jinan Gmail

China refutes Google's claims that Gmail attacks originated in Jinan

Chinese state media says Google “arbitrarily pointing the finger at China” for a second time, after the internet company warned users it had detected a Gmail account hacking scame.

From TheJournal.ie Google uncovers Gmail security attack aimed at tricking users into sharing passwords Gmail

Google uncovers Gmail security attack aimed at tricking users into sharing passwords

Internet company says personal Gmail accounts belonging to US government officials, journalists and Chinese political activists are among the hundreds affected.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair warns of 'car promo' email scam Gone Phishing

Ryanair warns of 'car promo' email scam

The budget airline warns of an email scam advising people to pay for the delivery of a car “won” in a scratchcard competition.