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Deputy Presidency warns against phishing emails in Ramaphosa’s name

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JOHANNESBURG – The office of the Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa has warned the public against phishing emails sent in his name.  According to Tyrone Seale, Ramaphosa’s spokesperson, “the office of the Deputy President can confirm that several phishing emails have been sent in the name of the Deputy President. We urge people not to open them.” […]




Google Chrome adds Predictive Phishing Protection, Better Gmail security

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(No Ratings Yet) Loading… Chrome will use insights from the Safe Browsing filter to predict new phishing sites. Google has announced a pair of security improvements for its Chrome browser. Now, users will get smarter browser featuring with a new predictive phishing feature and high-risk Gmail users will get an added layer of security. We […]




Google Chrome can now spot even brand new phishing pages

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Google is stepping up defenses against phishing through a new predictive feature coming to Chrome and its Advanced Protection Program for high-risk Gmail users. Google has updated its Safe Browsing technology to warn users when they visit a new phishing page that hasn’t existed long enough to be detected by Safe Browsing as a known […]




Police help woman get back half the money lost through phishing

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VIRUDHUNAGAR A woman victim, who lost ?44,000 to a phishing fraud, got back ?22,000, thanks to the prompt action taken by Virudhunagar district police. Superintendent of Police M. Rajarajan said on Monday that the swift action by Cyber Crime police helped the woman, Karthik (35) of Narikudi, get back her money. He said Cyber Crime […]




SMS phishing: The mobile security risk you need to know about

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Social engineering schemes targeted at executives and business decision-makers are big business for cybercriminals. The FBI reports CEO email scams cost US businesses over $360 million in 2016. However, the latest mobile security risk could land in your text message folder, not your email inbox. SMS phishing, or “smishing,” is on the rise. Though SMS […]




Netflix users beware – there’s a phishing scam after your credit card details

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Netflix users have more to worry about than price hikes, as they could now be the target of a phishing scam that goes after personal and business emails in an attempt to glean sensitive information.  Spotted by cyber security researchers at PhishMe, the phishing scam aims to trick Neflix users into revealing their credit card details […]




Netflix phishing attack is not chill – TheINQUIRER

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A PHISHING AWARENESS OUTFIT has discovered a phishing attack that targets both the business and personal accounts of Netflix users. PhishMe, the angling outfit, reports that the phishing attack looks like a Netflix account renewal email and smells like a Netflix account renewal email. It adds that the option to update bags the phishing bad guys […]




Google Chrome more at risk from phishing attacks than Microsoft Edge, research finds

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Microsoft’s Edge browser offers better protection from cyber criminals than Google Chrome, a new report has found. Chrome is by far the more popular option, but the findings suggest you have a better chance of staying safe online if you switch. Cyber security firm NSS Labs tested Chrome, Edge and Firefox, to work out how […]




Study: The most effective phishing emails create a sense of urgency

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(No Ratings Yet) Loading… “Sophisticated phishing emails are behind more than 90% of successful cyberattacks,” – Mike Rogers, former Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee According to a new study by the security firm KnowBe4, found that the most effective phishing emails create a sense of urgency or panic in their recipients. That’s not really […]




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 […]




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 […]




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 […]




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

Fraud Alert:

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 […]