Tag: phishing

Basic Services, Civil Service

Mobile phishing against government surged with pandemic telework

February 24, 2021

Via: StateScoop

An open-ended period of widespread remote work at all levels of government fueled an aggressive surge in mobile phishing attacks designed to steal public-sector employees’ credentials, according to research published Wednesday by the security firm Lookout. Mobile phishing attempts exploded […]

Basic Services

Utilities on high alert as phishing attempts, cyber probing spike related to Coronavirus

March 9, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

On its face, a link between the Coronavirus and electric grid security may not be obvious. But experts say the virus — and the related news frenzy — can pose a threat to utilities. At the same time, while COVID-19 […]