Shark Tank judge loses $400,000 in a phishing scam—but her accounts are still at risk. Securely manage passwords now with LogMeOnce Password Manager and keep hackers away with Password SHOCK©.
WASHINGTON, D.C., mars 3, 2020—In light of the well-publicized phishing scam that recently ensnared popular Shark Tank judge Barbara Corcoran, LogmeOnce, The áberandi leiðandi fyrirtæki í lykilorði minna auðkenningar, er að bjóða tímanlega ráðgjöf og gagnrýni úrræði um hvernig á að forðast að falla fórnarlamb til tölvusnápur.
vandamál: A spjallþráð eða hópur tölvusnápur hafa þegar reynt að hverfa með Corcoran er $400,000. Þetta phishing óþekktarangi árás gerðist ekki á einni nóttu. The spjallþráð líkti netfangið aðstoðarmann og einfaldlega breytt einn staf til að gera það líta alvöru. greinilega, spjallþráð vissi aðstoðarmanns og endurskoðandi er netföng, svo líkurnar eru þeir heimilisföng og jafnvel lykilorð þeirra voru nú þegar verða í fyrri gögnum brot og verða í myrkri vefgagnagrunnar. Það er skelfilegt dæmi að hugsa um að tölvusnápur gæti hafa verið þegar inni netið eða reikning þessara einstaklinga, reika um, og varð kunnugur innri málsmeðferð skrifstofu og bókhald ferli, þar á meðal hvernig reikningar eru samþykkt til greiðslu.
Lausn: To avoid similar scams, LogMeOnce advises against using public email accounts to conduct any kind of financial activity, whether personal or for business. By using your own business domain, you will eliminate a hacker’s ability to create/imitate email addresses without your approval. To seal off your accounts from such hacking attempts, you can throw a security blanket over them and establish simple but comprehensive security defensive layers. Seriously increase password strength for all team members, use Two-Factor Authentication (2FA), monitor dark web for data breaches, and start using Password-Less Login.
Product: Switch to a private email system and start using your own business domain (dæmi: Barbara@Corcoran.com) rather than using a free/public email service. Add proven security from reputable vendors to protect your accounts and credentials. The LogMeOnce management team has invented numerous award-winning security products since 1995. LogMeOnce provides a broad portfolio of security products including its popular password manager, Identity Theft Protection, Dark Web Monitoring, and Cloud Encrypter.
LogMeOnce’s claim to fame is Password-Less Login and provides an array of rich features and functionalities including the patented LogMeOnce Mugshot, Lykilorð SHOCK©, and Account Freeze, einstakt, patent-pending security application designed to help individual users and businesses protect their passwords and security credentials, og stjórna á móti cyberattacks.
Því miður, Corcoran fell victim to a phishing scam that could have been prevented with better protection and defensiveness around her accounts and those of her business. Her bookkeeper erroneously sent nearly $400,000 to someone who had sent emails that seemed to come from one of Corcoran’s assistants—but in fact was a hacker.
“Getting hacked or compromised by a scam is a horrible experience, whether you lose a ton of money or your credibility takes a hit. The LogMeOnce Password Manager and Identity Theft Protection tools would have easily prevented such vulnerabilities and such extensive and expensive damage,” says Kevin Shahbazi, Forstjóri LogmeOnce. “Additionally, our patented LogMeOnce Mugshot would have helped to collect the hacker’s metadata, exposing unauthorized access attempts before the hack occurred. Prevention involves connecting the dots and exposing the source of the scam.”
Aðeins LogMeOnce býður upp á yfirgripsmikinn fjölda innskráningarvalkostja með sjálfvirkum 2FA. You always get the extra security layer of 2FA without the hassle of typing yet another password or SMS code, or using a hardware 2FA token. And you get instant protection and instant access to your computer via your mobile device (LogMeOnce protects identities on Apple iOS, Android, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, and Linux).
Sem "núll-þekkingu" tæknifyrirtæki, LogMeOnce does not know a user’s encryption key or actual passwords. Með LogMeOnce, þú are the only one who has absolute knowledge of your actual password and encryption key—only you can decrypt your account.
Founded in 2010, the award-winning LogMeOnce confidently helps consumers and businesses protect their passwords, sjálfsmynd, og gögn. LogMeOnce rose to popularity with its feature-rich password management platform, and then with its patented PhotoLogin technology that gave users the choice of logging in with a password-less selfie. As serial entrepreneurs, the LogMeOnce management team has founded and scaled up to global brand status multiple startups, with successful exits and acquisitions, such as the acquisition by security industry leaders McAfee and Intel Corp. í 2010.
LogMeOnce is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and serves the global market with an additional location in Barcelona, spánn. LogMeOnce markets and sells its solutions worldwide directly and through a variety of partners. For information about LogMeOnce, SDK, OEM licensing, and reseller partnership opportunities, please visit www.LogMeOnce.com, call (800) 935-4619, fax (866) 732-0324, email sales@LogMeOnce or Media@LogMeOnce.com. All trademarks belong to their respective organizations.