Global Security Watch > Teachable Moment in Phishing Education « Silver Tail Blog
[Silver Tail Blog] This gives the impacted consumer the education about phishing at the most timely moment. In addition, it gives the APWG statistics on which phishing campaigns are the most lucrative (as far as victims), the number of potential victims, the life of a campaign, etc.
[The Red Tape Chronicles] How magic might finally fix your computer - The Red Tape ...: Privacy expert Alessandro Acquisti of Carnegie Mellon University brought a similar concept from the area of learning science -- the idea of the "teachable moment." Employees rarely read and digest memos about security with great zest and eagerness, he notes. But giving them the equivalent of a security fire drill can immediately change behavior.
[ScamVictimsUnited.com's Weblog] Cyber Threats: A group of criminals in the United States and Egypt was engaged in a wide-ranging “phishing” scam. They targeted American financial institutions, and also approximately 5,000 American citizens. The FBI, the Secret Service, and state and local law enforcement cooperated closely with our Egyptian counterparts. As a result, earlier today we arrested over 50 subjects in the United States and Egypt.
[CyBlog: Security, Privacy and Mobility in the Information Age] CyBlog: Security, Privacy and Mobility in the Information Age ...: A person whose PC or Web site is being used to blast out spam or host phishing Web sites, for example, is unlikely to ever be negatively affected by that experience. In addition, there are larger public policy and public safety issues stemming from computer and Internet insecurity that rise to the level of nation state concerns.
[Liquid Information] Times change: Nigerian spam), viruses and worms, read about buffer overflows, botnets and phishing/social engineering attacks. I used intrusion detection systems like snort, samhain and log checking tools, knew Nessus and understood what the attack landscape was and what mitigative impact hardening and patching activities have.
[Blue Skunk Blog] Guidelines for Educators Using Social Networking Sites - Home ...: Yet I regularly get emails from high school teachers who are not able to use my materials at their school because they are blocked as a matter of policy (I never hear from college instructors facing this problem and I am lucky to be teaching at the college level myself). I always encourage teachers to go to their technology administrator and ask for a permission to unblock a specific domain (bestlatin.blogspot.com, even if the rest of blogspot.com is blocked, or aesopus.pbworks.com, even if the rest of pbworks.com is blocked, aesopus.ning.com, even if the rest of ning.com is blocked)...
[www.jerseyonsale.com] http://www.b2bjersey.com: If the class forms, then Google can either (a) make its stand in a single case, fight to the death and try to win the lawsuit outright, effectively eliminating further challenges, or (b) more likely, settle up by paying an amount that represents a pinprick to its financial well-being but makes a few lawyers in Marshall, Texas rich enough to buy more cow pasture than they can shake a rattlesnake at. The settlement would then bind all trademark owners governed by the class, eliminating their right to sue.