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Developer Demonstrates iOS Phishing Attack That Uses Apple-Style Password Request

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Developer Felix Krause today shared a proof of concept phishing attack that’s gaining some traction as it clearly demonstrates how app developers can use Apple-style popups to gain access to an iPhone user’s Apple ID and password. As Krause explains, iPhone and iPad users are accustomed to official Apple requests for their Apple ID and […]




PSafe detects 8.5 times more phishing scams in 2017 to date than malware attacks; Launches DFNDR Security 5.0 …

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SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — PSafe Technology, Inc., a leading provider of mobile security and optimization solutions for Android phones, today announced DFNDR Security 5.0, its flagship product with enhanced anti-hacking technology and anti-phishing features. The new app version—DFNDR Security 5.0—steps up protection against phishing attacks through the latest advances in machine learning […]




Why Africans need to understand phishing – IT

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Phishing is the term used when a cybercriminal sends some sort of electronic message to trick one into doing something doubtful. The “fishing” metaphor refers to the impression of getting one on the hook and then reeling one in, writes Harrish Chib, vice-president: Middle East and Africa at Sophos. The criminals behind this kind of […]




This sneaky phishing attack hijacks your chats to spread malware …

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Victims of the highly-targeted FreeMilkphishing campaign include a bank, a services firm and an international sporting group. Image: iStock Hackers are intercepting legitimate email conversations between individuals and hijacking them to spread malware to corporate networks by using highly-customised phishing messages designed to look as if the victim is still communicating with the person they […]




Hackers Are Using LinkedIn to Tailor their Phishing Attacks Just for …

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(No Ratings Yet) Loading… Beware of who you accept LinkedIn requests from. Hackers have begun using LinkedIn, the popular social network for business professionals, to create better phishing attacks. Already, one breach – at Vevo – has been attributed to the practice. According to a report by USA Today: Cybersecurity firms say criminals have figured […]




Hackers Are Using LinkedIn to Tailor their Phishing Attacks Just for …

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(No Ratings Yet) Loading… Beware of who you accept LinkedIn requests from. Hackers have begun using LinkedIn, the popular social network for business professionals, to create better phishing attacks. Already, one breach – at Vevo – has been attributed to the practice. According to a report by USA Today: Cybersecurity firms say criminals have figured […]




Just say no to LinkedIn requests from strangers; some may be phishing scams

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SAN FRANCISCO – Most of us have done it: eager to build professional leads that might open a door to the next job or sales deal, we’ve accepted that LinkedIn request from an unknown contact. Wrong move. A go-to staple for professionals, LinkedIn can pose dangers to unsuspecting users because people have come to have […]




Santander hands out fish and chips to raise awareness of phishing scams

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Email address Password Article source: http://www.campaignlive.co.uk/article/santander-hands-fish-chips-raise-awareness-phishing-scams/1446639




Multi-stage spear phishing – bait, hook and catch

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Cybercriminals have an extensive history of conducting attacks that cast a wide net hitting as many people as possible. Nearly everyone has received emails from a wealthy foreign banker, a Nigerian prince offering to pay you an exorbitant sum of money, or from a sketchy drug company offering a new drug that promises to revolutionize your […]




Netflix customers urged to beware of email phishing scam – WABC

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Netflix customers are encouraged to beware, as new online phishing scams are targeting people’s bank accounts. An email that looks like it is from Netflix has been going to its customers. It claims there has been a billing error and payment information needs to be updated. The customers are given a link to a fake […]




Police Confirm North Korean Connection in Bitcoin Exchange Phishing

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Law enforcement officials have confirmed that hackers from North Korea sought to steal bitcoins from exchanges in South Korea. In a report released last week, the Republic of Korea’s National Police Agency (NPA) said the incidents – which were said to be ultimately unsuccessful – did occur. It further detailed that 25 employees at four different […]




Phishing scams texted to Montrealers pretend to be from city, SAAQ

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The City of Montreal and Quebec’s automobile insurance board (SAAQ) are warning people that texts claiming to be from them may actually be lures from fraudsters. Both are telling people not to click on the link in texts appearing to be from them under any circumstances. The text-based phishing scams are all similar — people […]




Net Neutrality Activists Targeted by Clever Pornhub-Themed …

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Employees of US NGOs Fight for the Future and Free Press were targeted with complex spear-phishing attempts between July 7 and August 8, reported today the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Both organizations targeted in the attacks are currently fighting against for Net Neutrality in the US. Based on currently available evidence, the attacks appear to […]




Wave of new phishing scams texted to Montrealers

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The City of Montreal and Quebec’s automobile insurance board (SAAQ) are warning people that texts claiming to be from them may actually be lures from fraudsters. Both are telling people not to click on the link in texts appearing to be from them under any circumstances. The text-based phishing scams are all similar — people […]




Net Neutrality Activists Targeted by Clever Pornhub-Themed Phishing Campaign

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Employees of US NGOs Fight for the Future and Free Press were targeted with complex spear-phishing attempts between July 7 and August 8, reported today the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Both organizations targeted in the attacks are currently fighting against for Net Neutrality in the US. Based on currently available evidence, the attacks appear to […]