Phishing News, Articles and Updates
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
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.
The personal information of a number of former and current Snapchat employees was compromised in a phishing scheme.
Symantec has revealed how six employees at a Russian bank got infected with a Trojan through a phishing attack.
The cybercriminals who targeted WhatsApp users with malware may be behind a phishing scam that is now going after Facebook users, according to a new report.
Symantec is investigating a pump and dump stock spam campaign that used the long-lived W.32 Waledac botnet to target a marijuana farming company possibly generating thousands in illegal profits.
Whaling attacks eschew technical sophistication in favour of a good old fashioned confidence trick and according to cyber-security company, Mimecast, they're on the rise.
The comeback was 16 years in the making, but macro malware is once again on security professional's radar in a big way impacting at least 100,000 people since it began its resurgence earlier this year, according to Intel Security
The Nemucod trojan is on the rise and being used to spread Teslacrypt ransomware via phishing campaigns, although the silver lining is not as many people are being victimized this time around.
Customers of the online retail giant Alibaba are being specifically targeted with a phishing scam.
A former U.S. State Department staffer pleaded guilty to a variety of crimes related to a sextortion scheme he was operating.
Cybercrimminals are using the fear generated from the recent wave of terror attacks to target corporate offices in the Middle East and Canada with spear phishing attacks.
SC Magazine Articles
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- Cerber ransomware C&C server shut down by research firm and CERT-Netherlands
- Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report
- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas hit with POS breach
- X-ray and MRI machines among devices used as springboards for data breach attacks
- Hacker purportedly selling over 650,000 stolen medical records on dark web marketplace
- Wi-Fi warning! Study finds U.S. unaware of public Wi-fi risks
- Russian hackers take the stage at DNC convention
- TSA master key hackers expose dangers of physical and digital key escrow policies
- Patchwork cyberespionage campaign branches out to strike businesses
- Proliferation of hacker culture helped keep Anonymous from being branded terrorist org
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