Tagged: Attack

Welcome to the Attack archives of the Mailfence Blog.

Vishing

Social Engineering: What is Smishing?

SMiShing (short of SMS phishing) is an emerging security threat. It is a technique that uses mobile phone text messages (SMS) to trick victims into taking an immediate action. Why...

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Social Engineering: What is Vishing?

Vishing is a combination of the word “voice” and the word “phishing”. It refers to phishing scams done over the phone. Individuals are tricked into revealing critical financial or personal...

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Security advisory regarding Yahoo hack

Yahoo recently confirmed a massive breach of over 500 million email accounts, including both credentials and security questions. At Mailfence – a secure and private email service, the security team...

Quid pro quo

Social engineering: Quid Pro Quo attacks

Oh, you got some issues with your computer – no problem, I will sort it out for you! – all I need is your credentials… Quid pro quo means something for something...