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Category: Phishing


Cyber-crime, Hacker, Phishing, Threats & Malware

Police seize and dismantle massive phishing operation

June 23, 2022

Via: Malwarebytes

Europol has coordinated a joint operation to arrest members of a cybercrime gang and effectively dismantle their campaigns that netted million in Euros. This operation also led the Belgian Police (Police Fédérale/Federale Politie) and the Dutch Police (Politie) to nine […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Europol Busts Phishing Gang Responsible for Millions in Losses

June 22, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Europol on Tuesday announced the dismantling of an organized crime group that dabbled in phishing, fraud, scams, and money laundering activities. The cross-border operation, which involved law enforcement authorities from Belgium and the Netherlands, saw the arrests of nine individuals […]


Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

Watch out for the email that says “You have a new voicemail!”

June 22, 2022

Via: Malwarebytes

A phishing campaign is using voicemail notification messages to go after victims’ Office 365 credentials. According to researchers at ZScaler, the campaign uses spoofed emails with an HTML attachment that contains encoded javascript. The email claims that you have a […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Russian Botnet Disrupted After Targeting Millions of Devices

June 20, 2022

Via: SecureWorld

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced the success of a cyber operation which aimed to take out a prominent Russian botnet known as RSOCKS. Law enforcement authorities from Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom all played a […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Facebook Messenger Scam Duped Millions

June 16, 2022

Via: Threat Post

For months now, millions of Facebook users have been duped by the same phishing scam that cons users into handing over their account credentials. According to a report outlining the phishing campaign, the scam is still active and continues to […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Phishing

State-Sponsored Phishing Attack Targeted Israeli Military Officials

June 16, 2022

Via: Threat Post

An advanced persistent threat group, with ties to Iran, is believed behind a phishing campaign targeting high-profile government and military Israeli personnel, according to a report by Check Point Software. Targets of the campaign included a senior leadership in the […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Phishing reaches all-time high in early 2022

June 15, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

The APWG’s Phishing Activity Trends Report reveals that in the first quarter of 2022 there were 1,025,968 total phishing attacks—the worst quarter for phishing observed to date. This quarter was the first time the three-month total has exceeded one million. […]


Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

Potent Emotet Variant Spreads Via Stolen Email Credentials

June 10, 2022

Via: Threat Post

Emotet’s resurgence in April seems to be the signal of a full comeback for what was once dubbed “the most dangerous malware in the world,” with researchers spotting various new malicious phishing campaigns using hijacked emails to spread new variants […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

New Emotet Variant Stealing Users’ Credit Card Information from Google Chrome

June 8, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

The notorious Emotet malware has turned to deploy a new module designed to siphon credit card information stored in the Chrome web browser. The credit card stealer, which exclusively singles out Chrome, has the ability to exfiltrate the collected information […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Clipminer rakes in $1.7m in crypto hijacking scam

June 3, 2022

Via: The Register

A crew using malware that performs cryptomining and clipboard-hacking operations have made off with at least $1.7 million in stolen cryptocurrency. The malware, dubbed Trojan.Clipminer, leverages the compute power of compromised systems to mine for cryptocurrency as well as identify […]