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Nikkei Hit By BEC Scam As Payments Get Larger

Japanese media conglomerate Nikkei is the latest victim of BEC scams, as companies continue to fall for this form of fraud.

Social Engineering, Phishing

Security Basics Prove Highly Effective at Stopping Account Takeovers

New Google research on account takeovers found that basic account hygiene can defeat the vast majority of attacks.

Social Engineering, 2FA

Toward a Framework for Misinformation Campaigns

Researchers are developing a framework to analyze and describe misinformation campaigns, similar to the MITRE ATT&CK framework.

Social Engineering, Misinformation, Disinformation

I’m Sorry, *You* Are… The Weakest Link

Kyle Lady of Duo Labs covers talks about the human factor — from social engineering to human vulnerability scanning — at DEF CON and Black Hat 2015.

Human Factor, Social Engineering, Black Hat, Defcon