Business Alert – Spear Phishing – Police Warning – 5 July
Nottinghamshire Police Bulletin 5 July 2019
Business Alert – Spear Phishing – Police Warning
We’re are currently seeing a trend in emails purporting to be from firstname.lastname@example.org so please be extra vigilant.
Spear-Phishing emails are much more complex and rising daily. Cybercriminals employ individually designed approaches and social engineering techniques to effectively personalise messages and websites, which can have a catastrophic result on unsuspecting employees! Be extra vigilant, don’t click on attachments or links as this can download Malware, here’s advice supplied by the NCSC: https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/blog-post/phishing-spear-phishing-and-whaling-does-it-change-price-phish
The National Cyber Security Centre have advice to safeguard your organisation from such phishing attacks, you can also check out all other resources supplied by the NCSC including their free E-Learning package for https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/blog-post/ncsc-cyber-security-training-for-staff-now-available