Tag Archives: phishing attacks

ALERT: CRIMINALS REQUESTING W-2s VIA SIMPLE SOCIAL-ENGINEERING SCHEME

By Todd Hacke Tax season is a hectic time of year for not only organizations but their employees.  This year attackers are looking to take advantage of this turbulence with a simple social engineering inquiry that could land them a gold mine of personal and financial information.  It turns out all they have to do […]

Fun with Social Engineering

I recently wrote about Security Awareness Training, and mentioned that a well-trained staff and general employee population can be a good deterrent against Social Engineering practitioners.  Social Engineering is a service offering of Halock Security Labs, and it’s probably one of our team’s favorite exercises.  Social engineering is basically a test of the security awareness […]