Cyber Tips & News

Idaho Company Falls Victim to Spear Phishing

Amalagmated Sugar released the personal information of nearly 3000 employees recently through a targeted spear phishing attack on one of its employees.  A hacker impersonated the CEO and requested that the W-2 forms of employees and retirees be sent to him.  The employee honored this request, believing the correspondence was genuine, and provided the requested …

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Cyber Tips & News

Social Engineering: Digital Con Artists

Social engineering is this generation’s con artist.  Hackers will create a sense of urgency or perhaps someone will offer you something that seems too good to be true in order to gain access to your devices, data or accounts. Here are some examples: “Can you submit a payment request in the next hour to so-and-so? …

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