Cyber Security Blog
Email spoofing is a tried-and-true, favourite tactic of cyber criminals and often accompanies phishing, spear phishing, and whaling attacks on you and your organisation. With a little know-how, I could send out an email that looks like it came from the Prime Minister, my car dealership, or old matey next door. With a properly constructed message body, most would must look twice to tell the difference.
Long gone are the days when we created, stored, and used data only on one computer. We have a ton of options when it comes to removing data from a computer that doesn’t involve a wired or wireless network connection. Many of you remember having shelves full of floppy disks and odds are they’ve been replaced by drawers full of USB thumb drives and hard drives and other plug-in storage media.
The reason Anti-Virus is still current is because viruses still pose a major threat to our information systems and that isn’t changing any time soon. Just because we’re focused on ransomware and other immediate dangers doesn’t mean the threats are gone; like a good vaccine, we’re just able to handle their presence.