Go Back   AFA Forums > News and Social > Off Topic > Geek Speak - Tech Forum

Geek Speak - Tech Forum All things technology oriented.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 30th April 2017, 07:22 PM
The Irreverent Mr Black's Avatar
The Irreverent Mr Black The Irreverent Mr Black is offline
I'm an avid reader
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Old McBeelzebub's Farm
Posts: 1,296
Default Re: Spoof Emails, Botnets and Joe-Jobs

Seven in ten UK unis admit being duped by phishing attacks

Quote:
The findings, released Wednesday, follow a recent warning from Action Fraud, the UK's fraud and cybercrime reporting centre, about a phishing scam specifically targeting UK university staff. The bogus email claims the recipient is due for a pay increase, before directing them to click on a link and enter financial details and university logins.
__________________

There's more bad music in jazz than any other form.
Maybe that's because the audience doesn't really know what's happening.
- Pat Metheny
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 30th April 2017, 08:48 PM
Darwinsbulldog's Avatar
Darwinsbulldog Darwinsbulldog is offline
AFA Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Perth
Posts: 17,761
Default Re: Spoof Emails, Botnets and Joe-Jobs

Quote:
The Irreverent Mr Black said View Post
Yeah, anyway, this is (hopefully) a thread about impersonation-based exploits.

Another one about cyber-pains-in-the-realspace-bum would probably be well-populated.
Apologise for my OT rants, Mr Black.
__________________
Just stick to the idea that science tests falsifyable hypotheses to destruction.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 30th April 2017, 08:53 PM
The Irreverent Mr Black's Avatar
The Irreverent Mr Black The Irreverent Mr Black is offline
I'm an avid reader
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Old McBeelzebub's Farm
Posts: 1,296
Default Re: Spoof Emails, Botnets and Joe-Jobs

You're right, Pup. Bit of a transgressive digressor meself!
__________________

There's more bad music in jazz than any other form.
Maybe that's because the audience doesn't really know what's happening.
- Pat Metheny
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 30th April 2017, 11:42 PM
Strato's Avatar
Strato Strato is offline
What Me Deluded?
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: The Bellarine, Geelong.
Posts: 4,891
Default Re: Spoof Emails, Botnets and Joe-Jobs

It's such bad karma.
__________________
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
Winston Churchill.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +11. The time now is 12:50 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.