Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
Facebook Helps Users Detect Phishing Emails
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
Dr.T
50%
50%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/24/2017 | 2:52:38 PM
Re: Not convenient enough
why they were targeted, And how they are targeted is important to know and explain the users.
Dr.T
50%
50%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/24/2017 | 2:50:24 PM
Re: Not convenient enough
For the standard user, I believe user awareness training to be a more efficient means of get security messages across. That is true. Security awareness trainings are the best way to go.
Dr.T
50%
50%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/24/2017 | 2:48:38 PM
Re: Not convenient enough
This may be fine for security oriented and technology oriented folks I would agree with this, it would mainly be discarded since not easy to use.
Dr.T
50%
50%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/24/2017 | 2:45:26 PM
Re: Won't add value
I would agree, it is not easy for the users to manage this.
Dr.T
50%
50%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/24/2017 | 2:43:22 PM
Any step is a good step
I say any step toward protecting users is a good step, it may not be efficient in the first go but I can still help
RyanSepe
50%
50%
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
12/22/2017 | 8:11:17 AM
Re: Won't add value
For your post script reach out to a site administrator.
RyanSepe
50%
50%
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
12/22/2017 | 8:10:43 AM
Not convenient enough
This may be fine for security oriented and technology oriented folks, however to the typical facebook user this does not seem to a viable option to me. For the standard user, I believe user awareness training to be a more efficient means of get security messages across. Rerouting the user immediately and explaining what to look for, why they were targeted, and the overall risk.
paulfwalsh
50%
50%
paulfwalsh,
User Rank: Apprentice
12/21/2017 | 12:00:52 PM
Won't add value
This will help 000000.1% of Facebook users. Displaying emails sent in a place nobody knows, *after* they have been sent, is not going to produce enough juice to justify the squeeze.

p.s. your site doesn't allow us to login with Twitter or LinkedIn - doesn't work. 


COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary
Dark Reading Staff 7/6/2020
Russian Cyber Gang 'Cosmic Lynx' Focuses on Email Fraud
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  7/7/2020
Why Cybersecurity's Silence Matters to Black Lives
Tiffany Ricks, CEO, HacWare,  7/8/2020
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
Special Report: Computing's New Normal, a Dark Reading Perspective
This special report examines how IT security organizations have adapted to the "new normal" of computing and what the long-term effects will be. Read it and get a unique set of perspectives on issues ranging from new threats & vulnerabilities as a result of remote working to how enterprise security strategy will be affected long term.
Flash Poll
The Threat from the Internetand What Your Organization Can Do About It
The Threat from the Internetand What Your Organization Can Do About It
This report describes some of the latest attacks and threats emanating from the Internet, as well as advice and tips on how your organization can mitigate those threats before they affect your business. Download it today!
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2020-3931
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-08
Buffer overflow exists in Geovision Door Access Control device family, an unauthenticated remote attacker can execute arbitrary command.
CVE-2020-15600
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-07
An issue was discovered in CMSUno before 1.6.1. uno.php allows CSRF to change the admin password.
CVE-2020-15599
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-07
Victor CMS through 2019-02-28 allows XSS via the register.php user_firstname or user_lastname field.
CVE-2020-8916
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-07
A memory leak in Openthread's wpantund versions up to commit 0e5d1601febb869f583e944785e5685c6c747be7, when used in an environment where wpanctl is directly interfacing with the control driver (eg: debug environments) can allow an attacker to crash the service (DoS). We recommend updating, or to res...
CVE-2020-12821
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-07
Gossipsub 1.0 does not properly resist invalid message spam, such as an eclipse attack or a sybil attack.