Comments on: How at risk is your organisation from spear phishing? http://adigaskell.org/2013/01/13/spear-phishing/ Bringing the world of social business to you Sun, 06 Jul 2014 13:28:27 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 By: Mao http://adigaskell.org/2013/01/13/spear-phishing/#comment-49286 Mon, 23 Dec 2013 23:35:00 +0000 http://www.adigaskell.org/blog/?p=2467#comment-49286 Finding your post was beneficial for me, thanks a lot.

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By: Bruno http://adigaskell.org/2013/01/13/spear-phishing/#comment-44303 Thu, 26 Sep 2013 15:51:28 +0000 http://www.adigaskell.org/blog/?p=2467#comment-44303 Phishing and spam attacks are a major issue for my very small blog that has a small readership and absolutely no benefit to attackers so I can only image how big a deal it is to large corporations operating in billion dollar industries.

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By: Roger Power http://adigaskell.org/2013/01/13/spear-phishing/#comment-41606 Mon, 22 Jul 2013 15:11:43 +0000 http://www.adigaskell.org/blog/?p=2467#comment-41606 The cost to businesses protecting against these and other types of attacks is huge. I run a number of e-commerce websites and security and protecting our data is my number one concern and causes me endless sleepless nights. It also takes up lots of my time which could be put to much better use elsewhere. However, obviously, awareness of such attacks is still somewhat limited as the perpetrators continue to profit and cause widespread nuisance.

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By: Chris http://adigaskell.org/2013/01/13/spear-phishing/#comment-37945 Thu, 02 May 2013 15:49:18 +0000 http://www.adigaskell.org/blog/?p=2467#comment-37945 Spear phishing is a terrible new threat to security. And most people don't think twice about responding to an email that is just slightly off. Think twice people!

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By: Martin http://adigaskell.org/2013/01/13/spear-phishing/#comment-35233 Tue, 12 Feb 2013 09:56:10 +0000 http://www.adigaskell.org/blog/?p=2467#comment-35233 Interesting piece on The Comment Group here at the BBC
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21371608

"They find the weakest link in the company," explains Jaime Blasco, from security specialists Alienvault.

"What they do is collect intelligence about the companies,"

"They try to find information from the internet, from other employees, from intranets, from Google… whatever."

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By: Ruth http://adigaskell.org/2013/01/13/spear-phishing/#comment-34843 Thu, 17 Jan 2013 12:54:10 +0000 http://www.adigaskell.org/blog/?p=2467#comment-34843 I can really see how this could be a problem. I certainly trust emails I get at work much more than those I get to my personal email account, especially if the email is an internal newsletter or something.

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