Monthly Archives: December 2019

Diagnosing a Phishing Attack

I was clearing out some older emails today and encountered an attempt to phish Apple credentials; although this one was specific to Apple, the general lessons apply to all phishing attacks … and indeed more general malicious spam. The attack … Continue reading

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German University Forced To Reset All Passwords

According to this story in The Register (the source material is reasonably enough in German), one of our German competitors has recently been forced to reset every single account password causing significant queues for service. Plus a significant amount of … Continue reading

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The Anti-Phishing “Gold Star”

Recently a query to a UK HE security list came with a link to which gives us a classification of “Security rockstar” for anti-phishing security measures :- (The “DKIM” green flag only shows up if you upload an appropriate … Continue reading

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