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Category: Phishing


Cyber-crime, Malware, Phishing

Phishing and Malware Attacks Against NASA Employees Have Doubled

April 7, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

NASA’s Security Operations Center (SOC) experts have issued a warning regarding a growing trend toward phishing attempts, malware attacks, or just people accessing malicious sites. Many NASA employees have started to work from home, just like numerous other employees throughout […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Phishing

Spotting and blacklisting malicious COVID-19-themed sites

April 7, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

Since last December, over 136,000 new COVID-19-themed domains have popped up and, while many host legitimate websites, others have been set up to serve malware, phishing pages, or to scam visitors. SpyCloud researchers have also discovered that existing community threat […]


Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

Cyber threats spike during coronavirus pandemic

March 31, 2020

Via: The Hill

Cyber threats to both the health care sector and average Americans have surged as hackers look to take advantage of the panic and chaos caused by the coronavirus crisis. Major agencies including the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Your colleague was infected with Coronavirus, this is the latest phishing lure

March 30, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Experts continue to spot Coronavirus-themed attack, a new phishing campaign uses messages that pretend to be from a local hospital informing the victims they have been exposed to the virus and that they need urgently to be tested. Threat actors […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Coronavirus: Warning over surge in Zoom security incidents

March 30, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Cyber criminals are targeting users of popular video conferencing application Zoom as millions of office workers turn to collaboration tools to keep in touch with each other during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. Check Point’s threat research team says it has […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Phishing

No, Corona Antivirus can’t fight COVID-19

March 26, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

COVID-19-themed scams are exploding both online and offline. Hijacked Twitter accounts peddling fake cures, scammy sites offering emergency supplies, misinformation campaigns, phishing emails and – can you believe it? – even a computer antivirus solution that protects against COVID-19! What […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

What is the Best Defense Against Phishing Attacks?

March 19, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Whether the subject line was “You’re account will be closed!” or the email address was [email protected], we have all received and rolled our eyes at a poorly disguised phishing attempt. While many view phishing as a small annoyance, this attack […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Phishing

Coronavirus now possibly largest-ever cyber security threat

March 18, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The total volume of phishing emails and other security threats relating to the Covid-19 coronavirus now represents the largest coalescing of cyber attack types around a single theme that has been seen in a long time, and possibly ever, according […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Phishing

2020 Tax Fraud Trends: How to Protect Yourself at Home and Work

March 17, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

The tax season deadline in the U.S. is April 15, 2020, and that means scammers are officially on the prowl for unsuspecting tax fraud victims. Attackers are utilizing both time-tested and new techniques to collect tax information and personal data […]


Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

Phishing is a huge concern among security decision-makers and influencers

March 16, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

A serious disconnect exists between how decision makers (i.e., CISOs, CIOs and CEOs), and security practitioners (i.e., IT managers and directors, security architects and security operations analysts) perceive phishing prevention, according to a research by Ironscales. The research is based […]