A devious new technique is being used by cyber thieves that involve something called phone phishing. Most of us are on the defense when we receive an unsolicited call from someone posing as a representative of Microsoft’s Technical Support Department, wanting you to log on to a “special” website, or posing as an IRS auditor demanding immediate payment, or posing as a bank representative trying to confirm your account information for security purposes. What if the cyber thief convinced you to call them and give your information willingly? If you think this is not going happen to you, keep reading.
Hotels and their guests have become increasingly frequent targets for cybercriminals. Recognizable names to suffer attacks over the past year include Hilton Hotels, Hyatt Hotels, Trump Hotel Collection, Starwood Hotel Group and Rosen Hotels and Resorts, which suffered a major data breach after failing to spot an unauthorized cyber intrusion for more than 17 months!Read More