Tag: Phishing

Exploiting Chrome Attacks to Educate Staff

Social engineering attacks can normally be quite deceptive and hard to understand, the attack should be a little like magic in the way a victim should be left questioning how you did it after it’s all over. Although as an industry we try our best to relay usable advice to the vulnerable, to prevent the worst kind of magic from happening! –… Read more →

A Special Partnership With The London Digital Security Centre

When you look at the past few years our business has really started with an idea and developed into something meaningful. It was designed to make a difference to the security industry and post-startup we have began to see the fruits of our labour. At the start of this year we formalised our business aim: The AntiSocial Engineer Limited wants… Read more →

Gibraltar Cyber Security Summit

We attended the Gibraltar Cyber Security Summit this week. It’s an initiative to bring together policing departments, local authority and cyber crime related experts. Speakers from the AFP, FBI, NCA, GCHQ and others took to the stage to transfer essential knowledge to an audience of Gibraltar’s business delegates.   The line-up of speakers includes some of the industries celebrities such… Read more →

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Google Ignored Warnings About Phishing Risks.

On Wednesday the 3rd May 2017 a Phishing campaign propagated across the internet affecting Google users. It was like nothing we’ve seen in recent years. Now the issue has been resolved and the risk mitigated it’s time for some reflection. I’m sure you will be aware of how the Google Docs phishing campaign spread, users were tricked by authorising a… Read more →

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Will they send a SMS or won’t they?

Recently I stumbled across a publication from HMRC, it stated the forms of communications they would use to contact the tax paying public. Example messages were displayed in an attempt to ‘whitelist’ communications. Basically, if you receive correspondence that looks like the examples listed, it could be from them. Some excerpts from the article found here read: Text messages HMRC is… Read more →

Lawyers Must Recognise the Value of their Data

This is a copy of a guest blog authored for Ascertus Ltd, feel free to read the post over here.   Whilst content in our 9 – 5 employment, slightly resentful that our personal activities aren’t getting the attention they deserve, it’s easy to forget about the true value of things around us – especially their inherent value to other walks… Read more →