Scammers favor malicious URLs over attachments in email phishing attacks

9th November 2019

Emails containing malicious URLs made up 88 percent of all messages with malware-infested links and attachments, underscoring the dominance of URL-based email threats. The findings — disclosed in cybersecurity firm Proofpoint’s quarterly threat report for the month ending September — reveal the evolving sophistication of social engineering attacks targeting users and organizations. “Email-based threats are among the oldest, most pervasive, and widespread cybersecurity threats hitting organizations worldwide,” Chris Dawson, Threat…

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This incredible limited-time Hilton Honors credit card bonus is one of the best we’ve seen

9th November 2019

People seek out and ultimately sign up for credit cards based on a whole host of factors. Perhaps affinity to a brand or perks that will especially reward a frequent traveler. One of the most attention-getting determinants is often the up-front reward, the welcome offer of bonus points that can range into the six digits — a number like 100,000 welcome points (and more) that makes a card offer easily…

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