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How Did A Scam Email Know My Real Password?

Did you receive one of your passwords as the subject line of an email in your junk mailbox and freaked out about it? Me too! And here’s my story: Yesterday I was checking my junk mailbox as usual because sometimes you do receive important emails in there. I noticed one of my old real passwords was the subject line on one of the emails. It was shocking and surprising to me. I didn’t know who these people were or how they managed to get my password. I opened the email…

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CEO fraud Security 

CEO Fraud

What is CEO Fraud? CEO Fraud is a type of phishing in which the attackers impersonate the boss of a company and trick employees into wiring funds to them. CEO Fraud is usually achieved through one of these common four scenarios: 1- Someone impersonates the boss asking an employee to make a monetary transfer into a fraudster’s account. 2- Someone impersonates the IT services department of a bank saying they want to make a test transfer. 3- Someone claims to be a supplier that has changed their bank account details…

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Phishing Email Security 

Phishing Emails

What is a phishing email? A phishing email is an attempt to obtain sensitive and personal information from the email’s recipients, such as passwords and credit card details, or to deceive them into sending money to a fake bank account under false pretences. This is how it happens: You receive an email from what appears to be a familiar or trustworthy source like a known organisation in your area or a colleague asking you to make an action either by clicking a link, visiting a website, filling in your personal…

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