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LinkedIn Phishing Slink Attack

Secure your business with CyberHoot Today!!! Sign Up Now Hackers have found a new way to trick unsuspecting users into clicking on phishing links. Attackers use a marketing feature on …

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Be Wary of ‘Black Friday’ Scams

Finally, we’ve made it through the majority of 2021 and into the Holiday season, allowing us to celebrate by getting together with family and friends and perhaps do a little …

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‘Tis The Season To Be Smished

The holiday shopping season means big business for retailers around the world, but it unfortunately also means big business for hackers. The reasoning is, people tend to be on the …

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FBI: Watch Out For Fake Job Listings

Fake Job listings are collecting PII by the thousands of applicants. Be wary of offers too good to be true. Demand in person or video-based interviews and ask lots of questions.

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Business Email Compromise (BEC)

Business Email Compromise (BEC) is when an email account, often in a company’s finance department, is broken into and controlled by a hacker. This is often accomplished through a phishing …

UK Census Smishing Attack

As many know, the United States had its decennial (every ten years) census in 2020, helping determine and record population statistics all over our country; questions around race, sex, and …

IRS Impersonation Attack

Fake IRS Tax Forms This week, AbnormalSecurity reported an attack on an estimated 15-50 thousand email inboxes with a phishing attack. The attack’s purpose was to gain personal information that …

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Clickbait is Internet content that uses overemphasized or misleading headlines to lure a person into clicking a link. Once the link is clicked, it brings the user to another website …

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Reconnaissance in cybersecurity refers to the preliminary step of a cyberattack, where a hacker is ‘scouting’ the target system. The terminology comes from military language, referring to a mission into …

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Vishing, A Threat You Haven’t Thought About

During COVID19 Hackers have upped their attacks to even circumvent two-factor authentication measures. Learn how they are using Vishing to by-pass your best VPN security measures and steal and ransom your data.

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Malicious URL

A Malicious URL is a link created with the purpose of promoting scams, attacks, and fraud. By clicking on an infected URL, you may download malware or a trojan that …

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Smishing, The New Phishing

Many people know about Phishing, a form of social engineering to deceive individuals into doing a hacker’s bidding. Hackers convince users to click on malicious links in an email resulting …

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Phish Testing Employees

Phishing attacks represent 90% of successful breaches at Small to Medium Sized Businesses (SMBs). Learn what they are and how to protect yourself from them at

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Email Impersonation

Impersonation email phishing attacks are rampant online. Do not trust an External email from your CEO or CFO if it seems unexpected, urgently needs your attention, and seems off in some unexplainable way. Pick up the phone and call that person or send them a separate text message (not email) to confirm their request.

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Session Hijacking Attack

Web applications are rapidly eclipsing desktop application installs. However, each web application has an exposure to Session Hijacking not present on a desktop installed software product. Learn all about this attack vector with online applications at