Phone phishing

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Phishing texts are requesting the same information from a phone user that they asked for on email. The difference is that if you click on a suspect link on your phone it can download a screening tool that extracts private information direct from your phone, including your whereabouts via GPS and other forms of identity theft. Phishing is a serious crime that often comes with financial and safety implications for the unsuspecting, fooled victim.

Ransomware, taking a Toll

Ransomware, taking a Toll 5

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The Toll Group were subject to a ransomware attack in early February, whereby hackers gain access to systems and methodically disrupt a company’s access to its own data. The hackers demand large sums of ‘ransom’ money to release locked or compromised systems to relieve the company of digital and unfortunate customer chaos. In Toll’s case, which was played down in a company media release, their key services and systems took a grave hit by a criminal act.

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