Tech Tips for Non-Tech People!
Original Air Date: Apr 27, 2017
Spear Phishing Test
There is a recurring thread that has surfaced from practically every major breach or breakin you have heard about these days.
Most of them started with a simple, but targeted phishing message sent to someone in the breached company.
Cleverly crafted e-mails that appear to be an inter-company message, also known as spear-phishing, are also snaring many victims of ransomware.
An effective way to trick someone is by creating fake messages that appear to be from a fellow employee in the same company.
This means you need to start paying very close attention to all messages that appears to be from others in your company.
If your organization wants to test it's employees by running a spear-phishing test, checkout the tools at http://KnowBe4.com.
The offer a free phishing security test that can be used to test up to 100 employees to see how if they'll fall for a message that appears to be from the IT department at your company.
You will quickly learn how vulnerable your company may be to this growing threat.
I’ve posted the link at DataDoctors.com/radio.