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Peter S. Vogel: Cyber Theft of Millions Caused by Phishing Malware!
Posted on 16 Oct 2015 by Peter S. Vogel

By Peter S. Vogel Criminal charges have been filed against the botnet administrator of “Bugat,” “Cridex” or “Dridex” which is a “sophisticated malware package designed to steal banking and other credentials... Read More

DLA Piper LLP: Wire Transfer Phishing – An Old Scam Returns: Simple Steps To Protect Your Organization
Posted on 14 Aug 2015 by DLA Piper

By Tara McGraw Swaminatha and Christopher Scott Companies around the world are seeing the resurgence of an old scam: wire transfer phishing attacks that trick employees into wiring money from company bank accounts to criminals’ bank accounts... Read More

Peter S. Vogel: Legal Departments Cause Lots of Cyberintrusions by Opening Too Much Phish!
Posted on 5 Aug 2015 by Peter S. Vogel

By Peter S. Vogel Verizon’s 2015 Data Breach Investigations Repor t identified that the legal, communications, and customer service departments “were far more likely to actually open an e-mail than all other departments.” My blog... Read More