A new kind of Voice Phishing – “please say yes”

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A new kind of Voice Phishing is circulating - the ‘can you hear me?’ phone scam has been reported in US, UK, and Australia. This is a little different to the traditional Vishing or Voice Phishing methods that directly attempt to steal account credentials and personal information. The scammer records [...]

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A new year, an old threat – traditional phishing

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It may be a new year but we can be sure that phishing will again be upon us. So far in the first two days of 2017 we have seen the usual suspects being targeted, Apple, PayPal, Amazon, Scotia Bank, ANZ, HSBC, Facebook, the list of targeted phishing is endless…. [...]

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An alternative flavour of SMiShing

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SMiShing attacks often leverage a trusted brand to route the victim to a phishing site. An alternative variant of SMiShing is where the spam message contains only a call back number. The message maybe as simple as “Please urgently call back xxxx xxxx xxxx to update your account details” and [...]

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Analysis of browser plugins to provide phishing protection

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Phishing protection, protecting the business and end user victims, requires a layered approach. Although we have discussed the limitation of end user protection at the browser level, we still recommend User use this point of protection. Browser plugins provide protection against phishing sites. In this article, we review some common [...]

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Android Based Botnet launches DDoS Attacks

Android Based Botnet launches DDoS Attacks, Phishing Intelligence
On the 17th of August, a lot of content providers and delivery network companies were attacked by a botnet called WireX. A multitude of Android devices was being used to launch the attack to the targeted victims through malicious applications on the devices that are running in the background and [...]

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APWG – Phishing Activity Trends Report, 1st Quarter 2016

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Phishing Crimeware APWG Quarter 1 2016 Report The following is an extract of the most recent APWG Report Q1 2016. The full APWG report can be viewed at - http://docs.apwg.org/reports/apwg_trends_report_q1_2016.pdf Phishing Report Scope The APWG Phishing Activity Trends Report analyzes phishing attacks reported to the APWG by its member companies, [...]

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