FluBot is NOT in North America yet, but there’s no reason to believe it won’t be soon. When it does, I’ll remove this sentence. There are more potential victims in North America than there are across every country already targeted by cybercriminals, combined.

This article is intended to act as…

First, let’s address some conflation — it’s leading to some confusion amongst operators and vendors.

(Conflation is the merging of two or more sets of information, texts, ideas, opinions, etc., into one, often in error).

SPAM vs Phishing

  • Spam = annoying
  • Phishing = dangerous

Spam can be defined as unwanted messages sent by people and entities trying to promote or sell unwanted products and services.

Phishing can be…

Paul Walsh

MetaCert CEO. Passionate about Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Crypto, Snowboarding & Red Wine. Part of the AOL team that launched AIM. Co-founded 2 W3C Standards.

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