You may know what a QR code is, but are you aware that there is now a new wave of QR Code cyber-attacks that are extremely successful?
Basically, criminals are placing malicious QR codes in cleverly crafted phishing attack e-mails to trick users into scanning the QR code. And unlike malicious links or attachments, these malicious QR codes are often not blocked or detected by your e-mail protection service.
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SIM swapping is the latest in a trend of attacks in which criminals are able to break into your online accounts despite Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) protections. But how do they do this – it sounds complicated? Actually, it’s very simple. If you’ve ever bought a new mobile phone and called your cell carrier to upgrade from the old phone to the new phone – you did a “SIM Swap”. However, this new type of attack involves the cybercriminal pretending to be you and convincing your mobile carrier to transfer your phone number to their new phone.
Fortunately, there is an easy fix. Click ‘read more’ below to learn what to do to mitigate this risk.
Click ‘read more’ below to learn more about this threat, and how to reduce your risk.
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BW Cyber Founder Michael Brice is scheduled to speak at AltsOps 2023 on both Wednesday, October 18, and Thursday, October 19. BW Cyber is also sponsoring the event.
Click the links below for more information about AltsOps and to register. Registration is complimentary for asset managers.