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Category: Phishing


Cloud security, Phishing

Six Major Data Breach Trends From 2017

January 9, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

It seems like the moment the security industry collectively comes to grips with the latest publicly disclosed data breach, another bigger and badder security incident surfaces to shake it up, prompting many enterprises to worry if the same could happen […]


Email security, Malware, Phishing

Facebook Launches New Anti-Phishing Feature

December 21, 2017

Via: Security Week

Facebook announced on Wednesday the introduction of a new security feature designed to help users check if the emails they receive are legitimate or if they have been sent by cybercriminals. When it detects a suspicious login attempt or a […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing, Security

Watch out – fake support scams are alive and well this Christmas

December 19, 2017

Via: Naked Security

A few years ago, fake support call scams were one of the most likely cybercrimes that would reach out and touch you at home. And, boy, how those guys used to reach out. Boiler rooms full scammers would make cold […]


Malware, Phishing, Threats & Malware

Exploits and fileless malware drive record new malware surge

December 19, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

McAfee released its McAfee Labs Threat Report: December 2017, examining the growth and trends of new malware, ransomware, and other threats in Q3 2017. McAfee Labs saw malware reach an all-time high of 57.6 million new samples – four new […]


Mobile security, Phishing

‘Tis the Season for Increased Cybersecurity Vigilance

December 11, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, more than 174 million Americans shopped online and in stores from Black Friday to Cyber Monday. That weekend may be in the past, but there are still plenty of opportunities for threat […]


Network security, Phishing

6 Real Black Friday Phishing Lures

November 22, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Black Friday is expected to attract 115 million physical shoppers, making it the busiest holiday shopping day during the Thanksgiving Day weekend, according to a National Retail Federation report. And phishers are looking to get a cut of the action […]


Malware, Phishing

Poisoned Search Results Deliver Banking Malware

November 6, 2017

Via: Threat Post

Cybercriminals are using novel approaches to poison Google search results in the hope of infecting users with a banking Trojan called Zeus Panda, researchers at Cisco said. Attackers behind the Google poisoning attempts are targeting primarily keyword searches related to […]


Phishing

Equifax Sent Breach Victims to Fake Website

September 21, 2017

Via: Security Week

Equifax has made another blunder following the massive data breach suffered by the company – it advised some customers on Twitter to access a fake support website set up by a security researcher. Equifax staff advised breach victims on Twitter […]


Malware, Phishing, Security

Office 365 Phishing attacks create a sustained insider nightmare for IT

September 20, 2017

Via: CSO Online

DERBYCON – Earlier this month, Salted Hash deconstructed a Phishing email that had bypassed company filters and made into the general inbox. The email focused on an outdated company subdivision, and was easily spotted as a scam. However, we’ve since […]


Data loss, Phishing

News in brief: Linux advice for Equifax; fired over phish; Security.txt standard proposed

September 19, 2017

Via: Naked Security

Writing on the Double Pulsar site, infosec practitioner Kevin Beaumont suggests Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) would have saved Equifax from the disastrous breach it disclosed earlier this month. If you’re going to have Apache Struts facing the internet, SELinux is the way […]