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June 24, 2016

Threat Advisory – Single Sign-On Phishing

Recently, Optiv’s Global Threat Intelligence Center (gTIC) identified an active phishing campaign against the education sector, in which attackers are...

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May 12, 2016

Ransomware Part 2: Technical Analysis

The concept behind ransomware simple: an attacker finds a way to run file encryption software on a machine, and then demands payment in return for a d...

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March 23, 2016

Tax Season Attacks – Part 4, Dumpster Diving

Dumpster diving is the practice of combing through commercial or residential waste to find items that have been discarded by their owners. During tax ...

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March 17, 2016

Tax Season Attacks – Part 3, Shoulder Surfing

Shoulder surfing certainly is not the most technical form of identity theft, but it has been an effective means to commit fraud. Shoulder surfing is t...

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March 09, 2016

Tax Season Attacks – Part 2, Phishing

Tax season is officially upon us, and with it brings out a host of scams against taxpayers. In this blog series we explore three specific attacks: phi...

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February 29, 2016

Tax Season Attacks – Part 1

It’s the same routine every year during tax season, employers send out important tax information such as W-2s to their employees, television and radio...

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