Tag: phishing

  • Smishing: It’s Phishing for Your Phone.

    Next time you get an SMS, you might want to think twice before clicking a link in it. SMS-based phishing has been on the uptick. It’s email brethren often hits your spam filter but who’s filtering your text messages? Smishing often takes the form of an official looking password reset, account notification or security alert. […]

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Malware

    Spyware. Malware. Ransomware. There are a lot of different names for viruses today. Let’s start with the terms. Spyware Spyware is a creepy virus that is designed to pull information from your computer. Spyware is designed to run on your computer without your knowledge. Sometimes it will masquerade as a “beneficial” software (you get the weather in your browser and […]