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Warning after WannaCry sets off fake BT phishing attack – Naked …

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In one of the most predictable phishing campaigns of the year, criminals last week started sending out emails purporting to be from BT warning of “cyber breaches on an international scale”. In pastiche English that is still the giveaway in most phishing emails, the message implores recipients to “confirm a security upgrade” because “deficiency to […]




Warning after WannaCry sets off fake BT phishing attack

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In one of the most predictable phishing campaigns of the year, criminals last week started sending out emails purporting to be from BT warning of “cyber breaches on an international scale”. In pastiche English that is still the giveaway in most phishing emails, the message implores recipients to “confirm a security upgrade” because “deficiency to […]




Cyber hackers and digital defences: Gone phishing… So, everyone …

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Monday blues started early for IT engineer K.S. Tan when he had to pull an all-nighter last Sunday to run codes on 720 servers and computers in Singapore. News that hundreds of thousands of computers in about 150 countries were infected by a new malware, dubbed WannaCry, had broken on the Friday of that weekend. […]




Cyber hackers and digital defences: Gone phishing… So, everyone, on guard

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Monday blues started early for IT engineer K.S. Tan when he had to pull an all-nighter last Sunday to run codes on 720 servers and computers in Singapore. News that hundreds of thousands of computers in about 150 countries were infected by a new malware, dubbed WannaCry, had broken on the Friday of that weekend. […]




Crooks use WannaCrypt hysteria as hook for BT-branded phishing emails

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Scoundrels have latched on to the WannaCrypt outbreak as a theme for scam emails. Coincidentally some consumers are receiving seemingly genuine warnings from their ISPs related to suspected infection during last week’s worldwide ransomware outbreak. Action Fraud warned about a dodgy email trying to trick BT customers on Thursday. Alert: We have fresh reports about […]




DocuSign confirms customer email addresses were stolen and used in phishing campaign

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DocuSign, the owner of eSignature, one of the most popular digital signature services, said today that a database of customer email addresses was breached and used in a phishing campaign that began last week. The phishing emails were designed to look like they were sent by DocuSign and had subject lines that said “Completed: [domain name] – Wire transfer […]




Phishing case an ‘isolated attempt’, not related to recent cyberattacks

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SINGAPORE: An “isolated phishing attempt” at the National University of Singapore (NUS) is not related to the recent cyberattacks it was victim to, the university said on Thursday (May 18). It was hit by a phishing incident on Tuesday when computer science research fellow Prosanta Gope clicked on a link in a phishing e-mail, which […]




Phishing campaign alerts DocuSign to customer data breach

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As it turns out, “a malicious third party” had managed to break into a “non-core system” that DocuSign uses to send out service announcement emails. This is why the phishing campaign has been so accurately targeting customers, though the red flag here is that emails ask recipients to download a Microsoft Word document (containing malware), […]




DocuSign confirms customer emails were stolen and used in phishing campaign

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DocuSign, the owner of eSignature, one of the most popular digital signature services, said today that a database of customer emails was breached and used in a phishing campaign that began last week. The phishing emails were designed to look like they were sent by DocuSign and had subject lines that said “Completed: [domain name]  – Wire transfer for […]




?Gmail Docs phishing attack: Google targets devs with tighter web app ID checks

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Apps that request user data will now need to undergo a manual review process that may take up seven days. Image: Getty Images Google is slowing down the process for publishing web applications to prevent a repeat of the phishing attack that abused users’ trust in its sign-in system with a fake Google Docs app. […]




Phishing For Compliments: Smart Gift-Giving & Avoiding Scams On Mother’s Day

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In this May 6, 2010 file photo, Beth Durkin makes Mothers Day flower arrangements at a Little Rock, Ark., florist shop. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, file) Mother’s Day is one of the biggest shopping holidays in the United States. Chances are that if you haven’t bought something by now, you’re scrambling – likely on the internet […]




Google revises app review process following phishing attacks

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Google already has a policy requiring that web app names must be unique to any single application. The company plans to update its publishing process, assessment systems and user-facing consent pages to “better detect spoofed or misleading application identities.” In addition, if a web app requests user data, it may undergo a manual review, much […]




Bank of France warns of phishing attempts using its name | Reuters

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PARIS France’s central bank on Tuesday said there had been an increase in phishing attempts using its name and logo and email addresses purporting to be Bank of France ones. The Bank of France in a statement called the general public “to be very vigilant”. (Reporting by Ingrid Melander; Editing by Alison Williams) Article source: […]




Ironscales phishing for partners following UK launch

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The 2017 MSP Global Pricing Report The Global Pricing Survey is back, and continues to be an essential industry insight for the channel. This year’s report is informed by owners and operators of over 900 MSPs of varying sizes, spread across the globe. To find out about MSP market divergence, success and focuses, download now. […]




Opinion: Some thoughts about Gizmodo’s Phishing story | CSO Online

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On Tuesday, Gizmodo published a story about how easy it was to get Trump Administration officials and associates to click a Phishing link. In order to do this, the Gizmodo Special Projects Desk developed a fake Google Docs email, complete with a false sign-in page. During the elections last November, President Trump and his staff […]