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CyberheistNews Vol 13 #14 [Eyes on the Prize] How Crafty Cons Attempted a 36 Million Vendor Email Heist

CyberheistNews Vol 13 #14 | April 4th, 2023 [Eyes on the Prize] How Crafty Cons Attempted a 36 Million Vendor Email Heist The details in this thwarted VEC attack demonstrate how the use ...
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Ukrainian Police Take Down Cybercrime Ring

The Cyber Police of Ukraine have arrested twelve alleged members of an organized cybercrime group that’s stolen approximately $4.3 million from users across Europe, the Hacker News ...
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CyberheistNews Vol 13 #13 [Eye Opener] How to Outsmart Sneaky AI-Based Phishing Attacks

CyberheistNews Vol 13 #13 | March 28th, 2023 [Eye Opener] How to Outsmart Sneaky AI-Based Phishing Attacks Users need to adapt to an evolving threat landscape in which attackers can use ...
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CyberheistNews Vol 13 #12 [Heads Up] This Week's New SVB Meltdown Social Engineering Attacks

CyberheistNews Vol 13 #12 | March 21st, 2023 [Heads Up] This Week's New SVB Meltdown Social Engineering Attacks On Saturday March 11, I warned about the coming wave of phishing attacks ...
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[Eye Popper] The AI Genie Has Escaped: Stanford copied ChatGPT for a few hundred bucks

Yikes. Loz Blain at NewAtlas just reported that Stanford has copied the ChatGPT AI for less than $600. The article started out with: "Stanford's Alpaca AI performs similarly to the ...
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CyberheistNews Vol 13 #11 [Heads Up] Employees Are Feeding Sensitive Biz Data to ChatGPT, Raising Security Fears

CyberheistNews Vol 13 #11 | March 14th, 2023 [Heads Up] Employees Are Feeding Sensitive Biz Data to ChatGPT, Raising Security Fears Robert Lemos at DARKReading just reported on a worrying ...
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CyberheistNews Vol 13 #10 [Eye Opener] BusinessWeek: The Satellite Hack Everyone Is Finally Talking About

CyberheistNews Vol 13 #10 | March 7th, 2023 [Eye Opener] BusinessWeek: The Satellite Hack Everyone Is Finally Talking About This week, Bloomberg News pointed at a brand-new article at ...
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CyberheistNews Vol 13 #09 [Eye Opener] Should You Click on Unsubscribe?

CyberheistNews Vol 13 #09 | February 28th, 2023 [Eye Opener] Should You Click on Unsubscribe? By Roger A. Grimes. Some common questions we get are "Should I click on an unwanted email's ...
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CyberheistNews Vol 13 #08 [Heads Up] Reddit Is the Latest Victim of a Spear Phishing Attack Resulting in a Data Breach

CyberheistNews Vol 13 #08 | February 21st, 2023 [Heads Up] Reddit Is the Latest Victim of a Spear Phishing Attack Resulting in a Data Breach There is a lot to learn from Reddit's recent ...
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CyberheistNews Vol 13 #07 [Scam of the Week] The Turkey-Syria Earthquake

CyberheistNews Vol 13 #07 | February 14th, 2023 [Scam of the Week] The Turkey-Syria Earthquake Just when you think they cannot sink any lower, criminal internet scum is now exploiting the ...
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[Scam Of The Week] The Turkey-Syria Earthquake

Just when you think they cannot sink any lower, criminal internet scum is now exploiting the recent earthquake in Turkey and Syria.
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Cybercrime The World’s Third Largest Economy After the U.S. and China

Cybersecurity Ventures released a new report that showed cybercrime is going to cost the world $8 trillion USD in 2023.
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