Brokerage firm pays $1.5 million due to a cyber attack

Phillip Capital Inc. (“PCI”)., a Chicago-based brokerage firm was ordered to pay $1.5 million dollars due to a cyber attack. Per the CFTC, PCI allowed “cyber criminals to breach PCI email systems, access customer information, and successfully withdraw $1 million in PCI customer funds.” The order also finds that “PCI failed to disclose the cyber […]

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“New” phishing campaigns – leveraging scare tactics (Ransomware 3.0)

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We got an email today that we thought was very interesting. Most of the email phishing campaigns that we’ve seen thus far, and the most common ones our clients typically get fall into two buckets: click a link or open an attachment. We all know how effective some of these campaigns are. Lots of people […]

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