How it really happened : NINJIO Season 2, Episode 8, ElectroSign of Things to Come

 

In NINJIO’s Season 2, Episode 8, we see just how detrimental the DocuSign Breach could be. With nothing but an email address, the hacker made several other attacks that eventually led him to a potential $10 million wire transfer. Luckily the CFO knew to verify financial transactions over the phone. To keep yourself safe, make sure you pay close attention when an email asks you to click on a link or open an attachment, being extra cautious if anything prompts you for your password.

 

 

DocuSign Confirms Hack and the Stolen Data Could Put You at Risk

While account numbers and payment data weren’t accessed, the DocuSign hack put millions of email addresses at risk.  Forbes discusses the ramifications and ways to protect yourself.

 

Massive phishing attack targets millions of Gmail users

DocuSign customers aren’t the only ones – CNBC reports on Google Docs phishing attacks.

 

Hackers turn to corporate attacks as spam’s payoff quickly diminishes

The Chicago Tribune examines how hackers place a lot of focus on corporate attacks, using phishing to make a lot of money off only a few positive responses.

 

The Cybercrime Scheme that Attacks Email Accounts and Your Bank Accounts

The Huffington Post discusses how these frauds work and how they’ve changed over the years.  They have a few simple suggestions to make sure that you’re protected.

 

Security 101: Business Email Compromise (BEC) Schemes

Trend Micro walks us through business email compromise and possible angles of attack.

 

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