Fake Zoom invite forces Sydney hedge fund to close

Earler this week, Levitas Captial was forced to close following a major cyber attack, resulting in their major client withdrawing their funds.

This should stress to all businesses out there that an antivirus and a firewall is not sufficient against cybercrime. Appropriate funds transfer protocols, incident response plans and cybersecurity awareness training should be at the top of every businesses list for this coming 2021.

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Business Email Protection: Check the “From”

One of the best telltale signs behind a phishing attempt can often be found in a sender’s email address. In order to trick people, phishing attempts will often imitate legitimate email addresses. For example, if your accountant’s email address is alice@example.com, an attacker might use the address alice@exampie.com. Always remember to verify that the sender…

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