Transforming Client Accounting Blog
Phishing, Brand-hijacking and other Malicious Attacks, Part 1
Greg LaFollette, Vice President of Product Strategy, CPA2Biz, discusses and provides definitions for some of the most prevalent malicious attacks a firm or practitioner may encounter, including "phishing," "pharming," "twishing," "vishing" and "brand-hijacking."
For more information on online schemes, and how to stay secure, check out the following resources:
- Cybersecurity: Be Prepared for Modern Day IT Threats, AICPA.org
- "Have You Been Phished, Skimmed or Dumped?" by Sukanya Mitra (Corporate Finance Insider, 9/3/09)
- Information security management
- InfoTech Update (free AICPA monthly newsletter on information technology guidance and information)