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Wombat Security is a leader in security awareness and training. Our blog covers the latest cyber security news, insights, and best practices. We arm infosec professionals with the knowledge and tools they need to improve end-user behaviors and reduce organizational risk.

Author: Kym Harper

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Recent Posts

Cybersecurity Wins: March 2017

Posted by Kym Harper on Mar 23, 2017 10:20:54 AM

Despite the media tendency to point the finger at “Russian spies” in seemingly every instance of hacking, cybercriminals come from all walks of life and corners of the globe. Thankfully, some are being caught. Here are some refreshing victories from the first few months of 2017.

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Ransomware Roundup: February 2017

Posted by Kym Harper on Feb 28, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Our newest segment brings you the latest in ransomware statistics and attacks from the wild.

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The Latest in Phishing: First of 2017

Posted by Kym Harper on Feb 15, 2017 9:00:00 AM

We bring you the latest in phishing statistics and attacks from the wild.

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The Latest in Phishing: End of 2016

Posted by Kym Harper on Dec 16, 2016 9:47:19 AM

To close out 2016, we bring you the latest in phishing statistics and attacks from the wild.

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Security Spotlight: Avoiding Election Scams

Posted by Kym Harper on Oct 28, 2016 10:32:40 AM

As the U.S. enters the final weeks of a heated presidential election race, voters are being bombarded with political messages – and a slew of election-related scams. As November approaches, we expect to see a continued rise in political phishing emails, suspicious donation requests, and voter registration and survey scams.

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) has cautioned voters against these types of scams, which occur every election cycle because they continue to work. While educating yourself on the candidates is important during any election, it’s just as critical to stay on top of potential security threats at the polls and at home.

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