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Category: Phishing


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Threat Actors Use Google Docs to Host Phishing Attacks

June 17, 2021

Via: Threat Post

Threat actors are exploiting Google Docs by hosting their attacks within the web-based document service in a new phishing campaign that delivers malicious links aimed at stealing victims’ credentials. Researchers at email and collaboration security firm Avanan discovered the campaign, […]


Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

4 steps to prevent spear phishing

June 16, 2021

Via: CSO Online

It seems like not a day goes by without another ransomware attack making headlines. And where do many of these attacks start? In your users’ email inboxes. By now you know that your users are both your first line of […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Organized Crime and How it Can Digitally Affect Your Business

June 7, 2021

Via: Radware Blog

In a post-pandemic world riddled with digital attacks and a hyper-partisan political landscape, access to accurate and vetted intelligence is like finding a needle in a haystack. But intelligence is a critical resource in the fight to stay current with […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Planning Your Summer Vacation? Here’s What You Need to Know to Avoid Holiday Booking Fraud

June 4, 2021

Via: Hot for Security

As countries across the globe ease Covid-19 restrictions for travel, consumers are preparing for a much-anticipated summer vacation. However, as the hospitality sector is off to a steady reboot, it’s not just vacationers who are excited about the prospects of […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Most phishing attacks lure corporate users with explicit content

June 3, 2021

Via: TechRadar

A majority of phishing attacks against corporate email addresses use indecent content and invitations to lure victims in, experts have claimed. Researchers from the GreatHorn Threat Intelligence Team noticed the use of X-rated material in emails designed to lure employees […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Nobelium Phishing Campaign Poses as USAID

May 28, 2021

Via: Threat Post

The cybercriminal group behind the notorious SolarWinds attack is at it again with a sophisticated mass email campaign aimed at delivering malicious URLs with payloads enabling network persistence so the actors can conduct further nefarious activities. Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

British Police Arrest Eight People in Smishing Fraud Case

May 28, 2021

Via: Hot for Security

City of London and Metropolitan Police arrested eight men for allegedly sending fake messages and trying to trick people into paying a fee to retrieve a parcel, stealing their login credentials in the process. If you’ve ever wondered about the […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

5 best practices for conducting ethical and effective phishing tests

May 26, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Phishing simulations—or phishing tests—have become a popular feature of cybersecurity training programs in organizations of all sizes. One can see the appeal: phishing tests allow security staff to craft and send emails to employees en masse that are designed to […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Fake Amazon order emails lead to vishing

May 21, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Fraudsters are sending out fake Amazon order emails and tricking online shoppers into calling a telephone number manned by them to steal the shoppers’ credit card details and other sensitive information. The fake Amazon order emails Armorblox has recently spotted […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

NCSC Active Cyber Defence blocks surge of pandemic scams

May 10, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

The National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC’s) Active Cyber Defence (ACD) programme removed more online scams from the internet during 2020 than in 2016-2019 combined, as it responded to a 15-fold surge in cyber crime and malicious online activity during the […]