Smishing and Vishing and Whaling — Oh My

Smishing, vishing, and whaling might sound ominous, but they are simply terms used to describe different types of phishing attacks. Find out how these attacks differ from the classic phishing scam.

New Tactic Is Bringing Ransomware Extortion to a Whole New Level

Cybergangs continually look for new ways to make their ransomware campaigns more effective, but sometimes they just seem to fall in their lap. Learn how ransomware attacks in South Africa’s largest city, Johannesburg, eventually led to a new extortion tactic that is already paying off.

Vishing Scam Is Targeting Telecommuters

A voice phishing (vishing) scam that targets employees working from home is making the rounds. Learn how this scam works and what your company can do to avoid becoming the next victim.

Google Releases a version of iPhone AirDrop on Androids

By far, the two most popular smartphone platforms available on the market today are Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android operating systems. iOS, of course, only works on devices specifically manufactured by Apple and is therefore the centerpiece of that company’s “walled garden” ecosystem.