Tagged: Attack

Welcome to the Attack archives of the Mailfence Blog.

Prevent ransomware attacks

Top 5 Ways To Prevent Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware is software developed to scramble infected computer systems, computers, tablets, or smartphones screen content or files so that data become unreadable. Hackers can then claim a ransom to unlock...

what is vishing

Social Engineering: What is Vishing?

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

what is smishing

Social Engineering: What is Smishing?

Smishing is a social engineering attack using phishing techniques, but sent by text message instead of email. The name is a combination of SMS and phishing. In this post, you’ll...

Social engineering quid pro quo attack

Social engineering: Quid Pro Quo attacks

Quid pro quo is a kind of social engineering attack where a hacker promises a profit in exchange for information that can later be used to steal money, data, or...

Email security and privacy course

Email security and privacy awareness course

Achieving online privacy and security is not an easy feat, so that’s why we created this email security and privacy course to enrich the learning and awareness of our users....