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Facebook and Google were conned out of $100m in phishing scheme

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Google and Facebook were phished for over $100m, it has been reported, proving not even the biggest technology companies in the world are immune from the increasingly sophisticated attacks of online scammers. Last month it was reported that two major tech companies were tricked by a Lithuanian man into sending him over $100m (£77m). Evaldas […]




Macron campaign confirms phishing attempts, says no data stolen

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PARIS/FRANKFURT French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s campaign team confirmed on Wednesday that his party had been the target of a series of attempts to steal email credentials since January but that they had failed to compromise any campaign data. Macron’s party, known as “En Marche!” or “Onwards”, said it had been hit by at least […]




Open Season: How Phishing Attacks Up Their Game

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Tax season is upon us with the usual missives from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Most organizations are aware that the tax office won’t contact them via email, but the recent move towards the digitization of the tax process has muddied the waters. People are confused. Perhaps some processes are already online? Did they […]




French presidential frontrunner’s campaign hit by phishing attempts from Russia-linked hackers

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French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron has qualified for next month’s runoff election, but a Russian government-linked group seems to eager to slow down the campaign’s progress. According to research from cybersecurity firm Trend Micro, members of the hacking team known as Fancy Bear — called Pawn Storm by the report’s author — created phishing domains […]




iPhone users, don’t click on this classic phishing link – BGR

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Over the past few years, phishing attacks targeting iPhone users have become increasingly more sophisticated. Indeed, the never-ending battle between end-users and phishers has become something of a cat-and-mouse game: as end-users become more vigilant in detecting spam, cyber criminals step up their game and start sending out even more convincing emails and messages designed to trick unsuspecting […]




Fort Smith police offers tips for avoiding ‘phishing’ scams

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By Larry Williams II Times Record lwilliams@swtimes.com When untrustworthy online entities go “phishing”, they’re not looking to reel in yellow bass or rainbow trout; they’re looking to reel in your credit card or bank account information, or even steal your identity, and it could end up costing you thousands of dollars. The Fort Smith Police […]




This Apple Phishing Site Is As Sneaky As They Come

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Lee Mathews/Forbes Article source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/leemathews/2017/04/21/this-apple-phishing-site-is-as-sneaky-as-they-come/




LBIO SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Notifies Investors of Commencement of a Class …

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This phishing technique is more interesting than dangerous …

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There’s no shortage of ways adversaries will employ to get you to click through to a malicious website, some technical, some psychological. This one is interesting because it leverages a useful feature of browsers that you might have never thought about. Not all websites have names that can be written in the alphabet we that […]




This weird trick lets hackers hide phishing URLs

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Here’s a challenge for you: you click on a link in your email, and find yourself at the website https://?????.com. Your browser shows the green padlock icon, confirming it’s a secure connection; and it says “Secure” next to it, for added reassurance. And yet, you’ve been phished. Do you know how? The answer is in […]




Sneaky Exploit Allows Phishing Attacks From Sites That Look Secure

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Phishing attacks can make even crusading technovangelists paranoid. One wrong click can put you out a ton of cash, or cause a corporate breach. And they evolve constantly. Case in point: A cunning new exploit makes malicious phishing websites appear to have the same URL as known and trusted destinations. You know by now to check your browser […]




Scammers target Cornish residents with ‘alarming’ phishing email that could steal your information

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Scammers have been targeting people in Cornwall with a new and “alarming” phishing scam to steal personal information, police warn. Police said that the new email scam will look as if it has come from a good Samaritan trying to warn people about having their information stolen, but really it is a scam to do […]