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5. Scam Emails & Texts AKA Phishing & Smishing

May 29, 2019
SecurityWise Tech
5. Scam Emails & Texts AKA Phishing & Smishing
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SecurityWise Tech
5. Scam Emails & Texts AKA Phishing & Smishing
May 29, 2019
Joe Stuehling
This week we wrap up talking about phishing scams by covering emails and text messages.
Show Notes

SHOW NOTES
Here are links to the topics we discussed in this episode.

Email scam varieties
https://www.lifewire.com/top-internet-email-scams-2483614

How to spot Phishing emails
https://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10-things/10-tips-for-spotting-a-phishing-email/

How to test a link without clicking it
https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-test-a-suspicious-link-without-clicking-it-2487171

Malware in file types
https://labsblog.f-secure.com/2019/05/08/spam-trends-top-attachments-and-campaigns/

VirusTotal
https://www.virustotal.com/#/home/url

Sextortion
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/beware-of-extortion-scams-stating-they-have-video-of-you-on-adult-sites/

https://www.wombatsecurity.com/news/the-x-rated-scam-that-could-cost-you-thousands-if-youve-ever-watched-porn

Submit a complaint to the FTC
https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/#crnt&panel1-1

FTC scam alerts
https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/scam-alerts

KnowBe4
https://www.knowbe4.com

Cyrillic characters & ascii codes
https://www.ascii-codes.com/cp855.html

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