Category: Phishing

Cyber-crime, Phishing

IBM Uncovers Global Phishing Campaign Targeting the COVID-19 Vaccine Cold Chain

December 3, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, IBM Security X-Force created a threat intelligence task force dedicated to tracking down COVID-19 cyber threats against organizations that are keeping the vaccine supply chain moving. As part of these efforts, our team […]

Cyber-crime, Phishing

Zoom Impersonation Attacks Aim to Steal Credentials

December 1, 2020

Via: Threat Post

A new Zoom-themed phishing attack is circulating through email, text and social media messages, aiming to steal credentials for the videoconferencing service. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) warned last week that the attack uses Zoom’s logo, and in a message […]

Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

‘Return to Office’ Phishing Emails Aim to Steal Credentials

November 30, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

Researchers at Abnormal Security have uncovered a credential-stealing phishing campaign that spoofs internal company memos concerning returning to the office. The ongoing campaign is believed to have targeted about 100,000 inboxes, bypassing Google G Suite email security, the researchers say. […]

Cyber-crime, Phishing

8 types of phishing attack and how to identify them

November 24, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Every data breach and online attack seems to involve some kind of phishing attempt to steal password credentials, to launch fraudulent transactions, or to trick someone into downloading malware. Indeed, Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report finds that phishing is […]

Cyber-crime, Network security, Phishing, Security

Be Prepared for Increased DDoS Attacks Ahead of Black Friday

November 23, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

Black Friday is prime time for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, especially as retail goes online even more than usual in 2020. Forecasters predict e-commerce sales will soar to new heights this holiday season, increasing by as much as 35% year-over-year. […]

Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

MPs subjected to over 22 million malicious email attacks in 2020

November 23, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The number of malicious spam or phishing emails targeting the inboxes of Westminster MPs has risen by 60% in the space of just a year to an average of 2,790,182 attacks every month, according to data obtained through a Freedom […]

Cyber-crime, Phishing

Demystifying two common misconceptions with e-commerce security

November 20, 2020

Via: Malwarebytes

Online shopping has seen a dramatic increase in the months following the Covid-19 outbreak as more and more people opt-out of visiting physical stores. Such a phenomenon does not go unnoticed or without additional consequences. During the same time period, […]

Cyber-crime, Phishing

Office 365 phishing campaign uses redirector URLs and detects sandboxes to evade detection

November 18, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Microsoft is tracking an ongoing Office 365 phishing campaign that is targeting enterprises, the attacks are able to detect sandbox solutions and evade detection. “We’re tracking an active credential phishing attack targeting enterprises that uses multiple sophisticated methods for defense […]

Cyber-crime, Phishing

A Hacker’s Holiday: How Retailers Can Avoid Black Friday Cyber Threats

November 13, 2020

Via: Dark Reading

In November 2019, Macy’s confirmed the presence of credit card-skimming Magecart malware on its checkout and wallet pages just as Black Friday and the holiday shopping season approached. Macy’s indicated that the malware allowed a third party to capture customers’ […]

Cyber-crime, Phishing, Spam, Threats & Malware

Spam and phishing in Q3 2020

November 12, 2020

Via: Securelist

These days, many companies distribute marketing newsletters via online platforms. In terms of capabilities, such platforms are quite diverse: they send out advertising and informational messages, harvest statistics (for example, about clicked links in emails), and the like. At the […]