18 Feb
February 18, 2014

In the wake of several high-profile data breaches (including one that affected a major retailer), “phishermen” are looking to make a catch. As defined by Wikipedia, phishing is the criminally fraudulent process of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.

The latest phishing emails are more sophisticated than ever. For example, a Savant team member recently received the following email, which appeared to be from

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28 Aug
August 28, 2009

Many of you have probably heard the term “Phishing” as related to email security. As defined by Wikipedia:

“Phishing is the criminally fraudulent process of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.”

A recent email received by many members of our team is the impetus for this blog. At first glance, the email appeared to be from one of our custodians notifying us of “immediate actions

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