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Spear Phishing in Italy

The following incident recently occurred at a local Victoria, BC business. The names and location have been changed to protect the privacy of the individuals and the organization. I was enjoying the tail end of my vacation in Italy when an e-mail notification came up...

Sextortion Email Phishing Scam

This bogus blackmail email phishing scam has probably already landed in either your work or personal email account. But it’s not too late to dedicate a few minutes refreshing your email phishing scam awareness. In 2017, 76% of organizations experienced phishing...

MFA for Office 365

We’re seeing a significant increase in email phishing scams. The financial departments of small-to-medium sized Vancouver Island organizations are being targeted and business leaders are now coming to terms with the costly consequences of poor passwords coupled with...

Email Phishing Attack Exploiting Office 365

An email phishing scam that exploited Microsoft Office 365 has recently come to our attention. Last week, a local bookkeeper’s email account was hacked. Here’s the timeline and a summary of events: On Friday, the bookkeeper received an email from someone...