Phishing

Black Friday Is Right Around the Corner, and So Are These Scams screenshot

Black Friday Is Right Around the Corner, and So Are These Scams

One of the biggest online shopping events is just a couple of days away. With Black Friday just around the corner, cyber criminals are gearing up for a busy weekend as well, with a multitude of scams ready to be... Read more

November 24, 2020
What Is a Fake Infringement Notice Attack? screenshot

What Is a Fake Infringement Notice Attack?

Bad actors have recently launched a new campaign, targeting Instagram users with phishing emails. The phishing campaign hinges on one commonly used social engineering trick - scaring the victim into submission. The... Read more

October 29, 2020
Phishers Are Using a Fake Netflix Website in Arabic to Steal Login Credentials screenshot

Phishers Are Using a Fake Netflix Website in Arabic to Steal Login Credentials

In October 2020 security researchers found a group of bad actors running a phishing campaign. The campaign is focused on Arabic users and uses a fake Netflix page. The bad actors used convincing imagery to fool... Read more

October 29, 2020
Watch Out for Phishing Emails Exploiting Amazon Prime Day Deals screenshot

Watch Out for Phishing Emails Exploiting Amazon Prime Day Deals

Despite its name, Amazon Prime Day is a two-day discount campaign conducted by online retail supergiant Amazon that takes place on the 13th and 14th of October. As the world gears up for reckless shopping, security... Read more

October 9, 2020
Phishing Scheme Uses CAPTCHA on Fake Login Pages to Make Them Look Legitimate screenshot

Phishing Scheme Uses CAPTCHA on Fake Login Pages to Make Them Look Legitimate

Researchers with Menlo Security found a new phishing scheme that was using fake Captcha checks. The bad actors behind the credentials theft scam were primarily targeting businesses and organizations in the hospitality... Read more

October 7, 2020
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Cybersecurity Experts Have Faced a "Game-Changing" Phishing Scheme

A recent cyberattack was dubbed "game-changing" - wording you obviously don't see every day. What makes that particular phishing attack that impressive, though? The attack was detailed and analyzed by security... Read more

October 2, 2020
Don't Fall for the Newest Apple Chatbot Scam screenshot

Don't Fall for the Newest Apple Chatbot Scam

Cybercriminals are using every method available to them for phishing people's passwords, even if it means resorting to relatively dated technology and methods. A new SMS-based phishing attack is making the rounds once... Read more

September 30, 2020
Fake O2 Texts Phish for Victim Credentials screenshot

Fake O2 Texts Phish for Victim Credentials

A new text-based scam is making the rounds in the UK. Potential victims of the scam receive fake text messages that pose as official communication from British telecom company O2, asking users to update billing... Read more

September 25, 2020
Watch Out for Fake Emails Offering £1,000 Gift Cards From Asda screenshot

Watch Out for Fake Emails Offering £1,000 Gift Cards From Asda

Asda Stores Limited, a retail supermarket chain based in Leeds in the United Kingdom, issued a warning to its customers in early September 2020. The store chain warned its customers to be aware that there is an... Read more

September 17, 2020
Online Design Platform Canva Abused by Hackers for Phishing screenshot

Online Design Platform Canva Abused by Hackers for Phishing

Bad actors, especially those focusing on scams and phishing emails, have been shifting their focus on exploiting cloud services and online tools for their campaigns. After a rise in phishing emails using content... Read more

September 8, 2020
Watch Out For Another Dropbox Phishing Email Titled 'Po.Pdf' screenshot

Watch Out For Another Dropbox Phishing Email Titled 'Po.Pdf'

It is a sad fact of life that as the sophistication of the technologies available to us grows, so does the ingenuity and determination of bad actors to exploit and victimize regular users. Once upon a time, the... Read more

July 22, 2020
Coronavirus Phishing Scams Decline After March Peak screenshot

Coronavirus Phishing Scams Decline After March Peak

As soon as the Coronavirus pandemic started, and people became home-bound, social distancing, working from home, and receiving online classes, crooks had a field day. Cybercrime spiked, and most cyber-attack campaigns... Read more

July 3, 2020
Watch out for the 'Vote Anonymous About Black Lives Matter' Phishing Email That Is Gaining Momentum screenshot

Watch out for the 'Vote Anonymous About Black Lives Matter' Phishing Email That Is Gaining Momentum

Cybercriminals watch the news. They watched it when the COVID-19 pandemic broke out and used the virus as a central part of some of their scams. They are watching it now as well. The protests sparked by George Floyd's... Read more

June 12, 2020
Phishing Campaigns Use COVID-19 and FedEx, DHL, and UPS Fake Issues to Spread Malware screenshot

Phishing Campaigns Use COVID-19 and FedEx, DHL, and UPS Fake Issues to Spread Malware

We are living through a pandemic. Coronavirus, or more precisely COVID-19, has gripped the world and caused ripples globally. People get encouraged to stay home and implement social distancing in their daily routines.... Read more

May 11, 2020
Spearphishing Campaign Takes Advantage of Coronavirus Fears to Spread Lokibot Infostealer screenshot

Spearphishing Campaign Takes Advantage of Coronavirus Fears to Spread Lokibot Infostealer

Coronavirus-related cybercrime has skyrocketed in the past few months. Malicious individuals forsake human decency and take advantage of the panicked state of the world, and the constant need for information. Cyber... Read more

April 21, 2020
A Citibank Phishing Scam Attempts to Extract Personal Information screenshot

A Citibank Phishing Scam Attempts to Extract Personal Information

Yet another phishing scam targeting Citibank customers was doing the rounds recently. It was discovered by a researcher going by the Twitter handle MalwareHunterTeam, and other cybersecurity sources also reported on... Read more

January 24, 2020
Students of an Ivy League University Are Bombarded with Fake Job Offers via Phishing Emails screenshot

Students of an Ivy League University Are Bombarded with Fake Job Offers via Phishing Emails

Are you a Dartmouth student? Are you ready to start a career linked to your degree? If you are, you need to look out for phishing emails that might offer high-paying jobs. It is possible that the schemers behind these... Read more

December 6, 2019
Attention: Schemers Use the Accounts of Your LinkedIn Contacts to Send You Phishing Messages screenshot

Attention: Schemers Use the Accounts of Your LinkedIn Contacts to Send You Phishing Messages

You probably already know that you should never interact with messages that come from unknown senders, but what do you do when someone from your contacts sends you a link or a file and asks to view it? If you want to... Read more

December 6, 2019