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# phishing - Monday 1 August, 2016

# phishing - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Beware: This scam email is being sent to Electric Ireland customers

The phishing scam brings you to a fake payment page where you’re asked to enter in financial details.

# phishing - Monday 25 January, 2016

If you get an email like this from Irish Water, delete it immediately

A number of people have been sent emails which appear to come from the company.

# phishing - Monday 11 January, 2016

From Business ETC If you receive an email like this from WhatsApp, do not open it Malware

If you receive an email like this from WhatsApp, do not open it

The emails aim to trick people into downloading malware onto their computers.

# phishing - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

The self-proclaimed ‘Spam King’ is about to get his comeuppance

A Las Vegas man who sent more than 27 million Facebook messages is facing jail time

# phishing - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Company directors falling prey to banking phone and email scams

Gardaí have issued a warning today.

# phishing - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Phishing attacks are down, but be careful before Christmas

Phishing is surprisingly lucrative.

# phishing - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Now you can use an actual, physical USB key to log in to Gmail

Introducing: Security Key

# phishing - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them

Make sure you’re not freely handing away your personal data…

# phishing - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

‘iCloud was not breached’: Apple responds to celebrity nude picture hack

The company says it was a targeted attack and does not represent a wider risk.

# phishing - Monday 12 May, 2014

From Business ETC How many small businesses have been victims of crime? Small Business Big Crime

How many small businesses have been victims of crime?

Small Firms Association says the cost and rate of crime against business is on the rise.

# phishing - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Scammers are going ‘phishing’ for Revenue customer details

Fake emails headed “Notice of Tax Return. Client No.” are being sent from accounts purporting to be from the Revenue Commissioners.

# phishing - Monday 16 September, 2013

Concern over use of garda logo in online fraud

An IT support company has said that there has been a surge in scams using the logo over the last year.

# phishing - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about the Irish people in Cairo, Michael Dwyer, and Scotland Yard looking at the death of Princess Diana (again).

As many as 300 people have lost money due to phishing email scams this year

Gardaí have issued a fresh warning about phishing emails.

# phishing - Friday 9 August, 2013

From Business ETC Companies lose 2.7 per cent of their yearly turnover due to cyber crime Cyber Crime

Companies lose 2.7 per cent of their yearly turnover due to cyber crime

Nearly one in five surveyed companies were victims of hacking in the last year, with the average incident costing up to €30,000 to clean up.

# phishing - Friday 26 July, 2013

Warning over increase in ‘phishing’ emails seeking PTSB account details

Email users are being bombarded with scam emails asking for account details and mobile phone numbers.

# phishing - Monday 1 October, 2012

Consumer agency urges vigilance against scams

The National Consumer Agency has said it received 835 scam-related queries in the last 12 months, most related to ‘PC phishing’

# phishing - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Revenue warns internet users over fake email ‘tax refund’ scam

If you get an email offering you a €278 tax refund, steer clear – sadly, it’s too good to be true.

# phishing - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Crime costs for small businesses increasing – survey

Reported crimes – in all forms – have increased over the past two years despite over €2 billion being spent on security measures.

# phishing - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

From Business ETC Tech giants join forces to end phishing emails Crackdown

Tech giants join forces to end phishing emails

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo, and PayPal are among the companies which have started a tough new approach to stopping scam emails.

# phishing - Sunday 7 August, 2011

This call may be recorded… Hackers targeting smartphones, warn experts

Hackers are turning to smartphones to access personal information, with Android devices said to be especially vulnerable.

# phishing - Thursday 2 June, 2011

From Business ETC China refutes Google’s claims that Gmail attacks originated in Jinan Gmail

China refutes Google’s claims that Gmail attacks originated in Jinan

Chinese state media says Google “arbitrarily pointing the finger at China” for a second time, after the internet company warned users it had detected a Gmail account hacking scame.

Google uncovers Gmail security attack aimed at tricking users into sharing passwords

Internet company says personal Gmail accounts belonging to US government officials, journalists and Chinese political activists are among the hundreds affected.

# phishing - Thursday 19 May, 2011

From Business ETC Ryanair warns of ‘car promo’ email scam Gone Phishing

Ryanair warns of ‘car promo’ email scam

The budget airline warns of an email scam advising people to pay for the delivery of a car “won” in a scratchcard competition.