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Anti Phishing Services
Mobile Phishing Campaign
The campaign, labeled “Soula”, collects information via a spoofed login screen of one of the country’s leading search engines that pops up over the original webpage.   It sends the logged credentials to the attackers’ server even without accurate data confirmation, leading researchers to think that the cybercriminals are at research and information-gathering stage.  ...
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Mac Malware Utilized by Hacking Group APT32 to Attack Servers
A newly identified MacOS backdoor detected by AV companies as OSX_OCEANLOTUS.D that is perceived as the latest version of a threat used by OceanLotus (a.k.a. APT 32, APT-C-00, SeaLotus, and Cobalt Kitty).   OceanLotus was responsible for launching targeted attacks against human rights organizations, media organizations, research institutes, and maritime construction firms. The attackers behind...
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New MacOS Phishing Scheme Found
The 2017 version of OSX.Dok used a fake Preview icon to disguise an application bundle. The malware apparently targeted mostly European Mac users and was spread via an email phishing campaign that attempted to convince the user there was some problem with their tax returns.   A similar trick is used in the new version,...
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Recently, a successful cyberattack hit Oregon State University compromising personal information of hundreds of students including their family members. The university announced that a total of 636 students and family’s records containing personally identifiable information were compromised due to a cyberattack that occurred in early May 2019.   Individuals outside the university hacked an OSU...
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Malware and Adware Attacks Using WP Plugins
With each passing day, cases of WordPress infection that redirects visitors to suspicious pages is getting common.  Recently, a vulnerability was discovered in tag Div Themes and Ultimate Member Plugins. In this WordPress redirect hack visitors to your website are redirected to phishing or malicious pages.   In this hack, users, when redirected, are taken...
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Malicious hackers break into NASA’s network systems
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) published an audit document from the U.S. Office of the Inspector General confirming that its Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has been hacked this week. Based on the audit report, it was found out that the cybercriminals hacked multiple IT security control reducing JPL’s ability to prevent, detect,...
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phishing attacks
Every day, hackers send out over 3.5 billion fake emails worldwide targeting companies to spear-phishing and spoofing cyberattacks. Most companies remain vulnerable to these phishing attacks simply because they’re not implementing industry-standard authentication protocols. Vast majority of these suspicious emails were found out to came from U.S.-based sources. Spear-phishing, as distinguished from regular phishing scams,...
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hacking group | Malware check | Malware trojan
After being silent for almost two years, cybersecurity researchers made malware check and found out that FIN8 Hacking Group has returned, devising a new method of hacking the hotel-entertainment industry using an updated version of a malware trojan known as ShellTea/PunchBuggy Backdoor.This attack was thought to be the first attack delivered by the FIN8 group...
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phishing sites
Summary HTTPS green padlock symbol may no longer indicate secured connection. Analysis There has been a steady increase in threat actors’ use of SSL certificates to add an air of legitimacy to malicious websites. Since 2017 almost a third of phishing sites had SSL certificates, meaning their URLs began with HTTPS:// and (most) browsers displayed...
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phishing scams
New phishing campaign is in circulation requiring users to login to a fraudulent OneDrive site in order to unveil an encrypted message. Analysis • A believed to be phishing emails with subject similar to ‘Encrypted Message Received’ and includes a link stating ‘View Encrypted Email’. • Message link will divert the user to a fake...
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