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Avoiding phishing attacks for small businesses

Phishing attacks involve incoming messages that seek to trick the recipient into divulging private information or trick them into making a payment to the scammer’s bank account. The messages are normally by email but could be by any type of incoming messages such as online chat, text message and or redirection to a malicious web […]

New banking phishing scam by letter for Halifax bank customer details

Although not strictly web design or web development related, we have heard of a new banking phishing scam that hits new levels of sophistication. Bristolian Helen Martin received an official-looking letter from her bank Halifax on 10 April 2017. The letter bore her correct identity and private online username, and the official bank letter-head. It […]