Phishing News, Articles and Updates
Two recent reports warn of the dangers of over-reliance on perimeter security as an enterprise defense method.
The "high-profile incidents you've read about" in media reports were conducted using simple methods, including spear phishing schemes or USB drive delivery, an NSA official said.
A hardware manufacturer may soon be sued by employees who claim the employer did not do nearly enough to protect their data.
A help wanted ad spotted on the French dark web may be an indicator that cybercriminals are tiring of having their phishing scams spoiled due to poor spelling and grammar.
Updating malware to make certain it remains effective is a full-time job for many cybercriminals, but the bunch behind TorrentLocker has taken a decidedly lackadaisical approach.
In what seems like a real email message from GoDaddy, users are prompted to upgrade storage within 24 hours, otherwise their emails account will be suspended
Updated! Multiple phishing campaigns that play off consumers' fear of having their financial information being hacked are hitting customers of United Services Automobile Association (USAA).
Kaspersky researchers spotted a wave of attacks that has affected more than 130 organizations in at least 30 countries.
McAfee labs researchers spotted a series of spear phishing attacks using a modified version of the Hackhound password stealer.
Your next scam du jour: targeted stings and swindles based on impersonating key personnel are hitting as many as 400 companies a day.
A cyberscam has been unfolding in the wake of the Brexit vote.
Cable provider Cable One alerted its customers of a phishing email scam looking to steal payment and personal information.
Scammers looked to steal payment information from Apple customers using phishing emails claiming that a virus was detected in the iTunes database.
Many Mt. Gox victims are falling prey once again, this time to phishing scammers, according to Cyren researchers who have observed spam messages emanating from the Kraken exchange.
FireEye researchers observed phony Apple domains registered during the first quarter of 2016 used to execute phishing attacks against Apple iCloud users located in China and the U.K.
Verity Health Systems was targeted in an email phishing scam that resulted in the unauthorized release of employee information, including names and Social Security Numbers.
Following a successful whaling attack in January which cost FACC €40 million, the company has sacked both its CFO and CEO.
The "Celebgate" hacker pled guilty for a phishing scam that led him to hack into celebrity accounts to steal nude photos.
City College of San Francisco reported that student information was compromised when an employee responded to a phishing email.
Researchers spotted a spike in phishing attacks, email scams and spam messages that mimic branding from the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics.
A recent Pindrop study found a spike in call center fraud as cybersecurity improves.
'Celebgate' forum breach leads to flood of ransomware, phishing attacks and malvertising malware on mobile site
Stealing $100 million from a major U.S. corporation should be hard than setting up a fake email account, but for one cybercriminal enterprise this is all it took.
An attacker used a phishing attack to obtain personal identifiable information (PII) on thousands of employees of the Olympia School District.
Cybercriminals have put a new spin on the infamous 419 phishing scam offering "winners" a 2016 BMW X6M, a $1.5 million check and an Apple laptop in exchange for personal info.
Pivotal Software was victimized in March with a phishing attack that grabbed employee W-2 information, joining a slew of other major corporations which have been similarly victimized.
Apple is the brand most used by scammers to trick their victims into opening a phishing email, according to a new study by the security firm Area 1.
Cyber crooks once again found a way to use a Microsoft product to victimize the public.
The Tredyffrin, Penn. Township Police Department is warning residents of an email scam that sends fake speeding citations via email and requests payment be made using an online site.
A Seagate employee was victimized by a phishing scam and unknowingly emailed the income tax data for current and some former company employees to an unauthorized third party making them all potentially vulnerable to potential income tax refund fraud.
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- Yahoo breach; State-sponsored actors suspected, at least 500 million accounts affected
- Cybercriminals already able to hack ATM biometric readers
- Education sector bullied by ransomware and can barely defend itself, report
- IoT assault, connected devices increasingly used for DDoS attacks
- RAUM weaponizes torrents to deliver malware
- Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report
- CEO sacked after aircraft company grounded by whaling attack
- DōTERRA breach exposes customer info; including SS, DOB, and addresses
- UPDATE: Petya ransomware leverages Dropbox and overwrites hard drives
- Some U.S. Bancorp workers' W-2 info exposed in ADP data breach
- RIG EK rigged to steal tricks from Neutrino in fight to fill Angler's void
- SWIFT adds additional protective measures for members to ensure cybersecurity compliance
- 185M incidents bypassed perimeter defenses - report
- Pagers found leaking patient health information
- OVH suffers massive 1.1Tbps DDoS attack