Category: Phishing

Email security, Phishing

Fraud Campaign Targets Accounts Payable Contacts at Fortune 500 Firms

February 23, 2018

Via: Security Week

A new business email compromise (BEC) campaign is targeting accounts payable personnel at Fortune 500 companies in an attempt to trick victims into initiating fraudulent wire transactions to attacker-controlled accounts, IBM warns. As part of BEC scams, attackers take over […]

Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing

BEC scammers actively targeting Fortune 500 companies

February 22, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Nigerian scammers are targeting Fortune 500 companies, and have already stolen millions of dollars from some of them, IBM Security researchers have found. Their strategy is well known: they take over or impersonate a trusted user’s email account to target […]


Phishing Pages Hidden in well-known Directory

January 30, 2018

Via: Security Week

UK-based cybercrime disruption services provider Netcraft has spotted thousands of phishing pages placed by cybercriminals in special directories that are present on millions of websites. In the past month, the company spotted more than 400 new phishing websites hosted in […]

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 […]