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Email attacks and shimming attack

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We demonstrate how you can be attacked by the use of a simple email. Stealing sensitive information through email attacks is quite common in Cameroon. There are lots of ATM attacks in Cameroon and we need to develop adaptive technology.

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Email attacks and shimming attack

  1. 1. AISCON 2016 PAUL BABILA MBUA BENGYELLA Executive Director/Founder Zixtech Organization CEO / Founder Entrepreneurs Initiative JCI Limbe Atlantic President 2017
  2. 2. EMAIL ATTACKS / PHISHING ATTACKS DECEPTIVE PHISHING • Impersonate a legitimate company and attempt to steal people’s personal information or login credentials. THEY USE THREATS AND SENSE OF URGENCY • THEY ACT AS A LEGITIMATE COMPANY
  3. 3. SPEAR PHISHING • It uses target’s name, position, company, work phone number and other information in an attempt to trick the recipient into believing that they have a connection with the sender. • THEY ACT AS A THEY KNOW YOU, THEY PROVIDE SOME INFOS ABOUT YOU • cybersecurity firm Kaspersky. Billion stolen from 100banks in 30 countries in 2015 http://money.cnn.com/2015/02/16/technology/bank-hack-kaspersky/index.html?section=money_topstories
  4. 4. WHAT IS PHISHING • LEARN MORE FROM THIS VIDEO
  5. 5. HOW TO DETECT IT • Don’t trust the display name • Don’t be in a haste to click every link • Check for spelling mistakes • Analyze the salutation (Vague Greetings) • Don’t give up personal information • Beware of urgent or threatening language in the subject line • Don’t click on attachments DON’T BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU SEE
  6. 6. HOW TO PREVENT IT • Conduct security awareness training for staff • (2SV) Two-step verification, • Enter sensitive information only on ‘https:// RUN GENUINE ANTIVIRUS (Virus + malware), Firewall Windows or others (Updated) • Never Go to Your Bank’s Website by Clicking on Links Included in Emails • Be careful of too good to be true • Be careful of WEBSITES YOU OPEN/LINKS U CLICK
  7. 7. ATM ATTACKS SHIMMING ATTACK  Billions of francs is lost to Shimming attacks Shimming technology changes rapidly
  8. 8. SHIMMING? • A shimmer is a device that's placed inside the ATM to intercept communications between the chip card and the chip reader. (All card details stolen)
  9. 9. PREVENTION • INSPECT ATM MACHINE (User and Bank) • ALWAYS CHECK ACCOUNT BALANCE • SMS TRANSACTION NOTIFICATION
  10. 10. THANK YOU FOLLOW ME Facebook @paulbabz Twitter @zixtechorg www.zixtechorganization.org www.business.zixtechorganization.org www.entrepreneursinitiative.com www.jci.cc

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