Secutec News – How one spelling mistake can destroy your business
Each day fake promotions appear on the internet. Customer receive a phishing message, social media post or email with an offer they can’t resist. Once they click on the fake URL the customer will be scammed. Hackers use a new method called punycode in URL’s.
This technique makes it more difficult to detect if the URL is fake. While using punycode hackers can use other characters than we one we use in our (Latin) alphabet in URL’s. This kind of phishing attacks are almost impossible to detect! Our CEO Geert Baudewijns wrote an article together with DE TIJD (Dutch newspaper) and offers a solution for your business.