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Case Study – Successful Phishing Attack


Background We have a client who we provide a base level service to.  We are responsible for ensuring their desktops are operational and their employees have the capability to log in to their emails, with all other services being provided by another agency. What Happened Recently, we received a call from one of their employees stating that their emails had stopped working.  After some initial investigation it was discovered that Microsoft had blocked their account due to the fact that it had hit the threshold for emails being auto-forwarded. This piqued the interest of our security analyst who investigated further and discovered that emails were being forwarded from the O365 account to a gmail account since 15 July. After discussing with the client, this email address was not known to them.  Our analyst then disabled the rule within their email account and examined their emails for anything suspicious that may have arrived around the date the rule was first created. This is when our analyst discovered this little gem: As you can see, the email preys on the complacency of users by telling them they can bypass password change requirements by clicking on the link and logging in.  This [...]

Case Study – Successful Phishing Attack2020-09-01T20:01:55+00:00

Recruitment Consultant Wanted!


Dreamtime Recruitment Consultant Dreamtime are enhancing their people and placement division. We are looking for a self motivated, part-time consultant who is confident and efficient in enhancing the placement capability of the business. As a Recruitment Consultant at Dreamtime you will be responsible for things such as: Work and develop relationships with clients to know the ins and outs of their departments and better understand their hiring needs and job specifications Develop and release job postings on platforms, such as social media and job boards Utilise knowledge of multiple recruiting sources and execute innovative recruiting strategies to find quality candidates and prospect for new business Screen resumes and prospects, qualify, interview, and manage candidates throughout the interview process from interview preparation to assisting with final offer negotiations Maintain a database of candidate records, including active and passive prospects, hired and fired employees, and other candidate relationships Follow up on interview process status and update records in internal database accordingly Build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with clients and candidates and work as part of a passionate team to maximise Dreamtime's commercial performance Candidates we believe that will be successful in the role should have these skills and experience: Experience [...]

Recruitment Consultant Wanted!2020-08-21T03:06:16+00:00
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