Holiday Scams and Hoaxes

Note: This blog post originally appeared on Sword & Shield Enterprise Security’s website on November 17, 2016.

OTHER POSTS

Shopping via Credit Card and e-Commerce
Beware: US Elections Phishing, Malware, & Hoaxes
The Security of Porn
Beware: Walking Dead Phishing Schemes and Malware
NSA Secrets Stolen; Edward Snowden 2.0?
Kim Kardashian: An OSINT Cautionary Tale
Implications of Powershell Going Open Source
Yahoo Data Breach: What We Know Now
Most of What You Need to Know: Wi-Fi
Most of What You Need to Know: Passwords

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About Joe Gray

Joe Gray is a native of East Tennessee. He joined the U.S. Navy directly out of High School and served for 7 years as a Submarine Navigation Electronics Technician. Since leaving the Navy, Joe has lived and worked in St. Louis, MO, Richmond, VA, and Atlanta, GA. His primary experience is in the Information Assurance (IA) and Cyber Security compliance field. He has worked as a Systems Engineer, Information Systems Auditor, Senior UNIX Administrator, Information Systems Security Officer, and Director of IT Security. Joe is in pursuit of his PhD in Information Technology (with focus in Information Assurance and Security). His undergraduate and graduate degrees are also in Information Technology (with focus in Information Assurance and Security) from Capella University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude for both degrees and completed a Graduate Certificate in Business Intelligence. He also is a part-time (Adjunct) Faculty at Georgia Gwinnett College. Joe holds the (ISC)² CISSP-ISSMP, GIAC GSNA, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Network+, and CompTIA A+ certifications. In his spare time, Joe enjoys reading news relevant to information security, blogging, bass fishing, and flying his drone in addition to tinkering with and testing scripts in R and Python.