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Internet Phishing
Tax Refund Phishing Scam
Dubai’s largest bank has cautioned clients to be careful with another phishing email trick which professes to offer VAT discounts. Emirates NBD cautioned that an email with the headline VAT Refund Notification, professing to be from the bank, ought not to be opened.   “We ask you to be very watchful and dependably check the...
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Hackers Prefer Tuesdays When Deploying Phishing Attacks
Malicious cyber attackers steal user credentials by tricking unsuspecting users into using their login information on engineered fake websites. By hijacking an existing login page or creating an accurately similar login website that you can’t tell it apart from the authentic site, attackers easily gain access to the target network. Organized phishing operations, in which...
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A group of phishing criminals called Silver Terrier originating from Nigeria was known to change its tactics to improve its success rate on getting more victims. The group is not known to conduct sophisticated phishing attacks, and they still heavily rely on email phishing campaigns. However the group seemed to be dedicated to do more...
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Anti Phishing Service
Not too long ago there has been waves of attack from phishing criminals which involves a differently sophisticated method by utilizing social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. Targets can most likely be banks, trading platforms and financial exchanges involving fiat and digital currencies. Here is how it works: After finding their target financial...
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Spoofed Phishing - Mailsploit iZOOlogic
The Perfect Email Disguise Whenever criminals want to trick someone online they usually fake identities, and spoofing an email address is the oldest trick in the book. A never ending technique to get information which is called phishing has been coupled with spoofed email sending out almost perfectly crafted messages to trick someone into clicking...
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Anti Phishing
Sophisticated Spear Phishing: Customized Phishing Attacks Our  Phishing Intelligence team noticed that sophisticated phishing attacks are more likely to occur these days targeting corporate employees and their contacts in their email addresses. This is commonly known as Spear Phishing is needed. Basically this type of phishing attack is devised by doing a thorough research on specific targets,...
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2017 | iZOOlogic
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…. Phishing first came to light...
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Cybercriminals still use emails to launch the social engineering component of a phishing or malware attack. Email content uses a “call to action’ such as a security update, web payment or refund to lure victims into clicking on the embedded link. Users are routed to fake web content or to download malicious attachment and executables....
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Domain name spaming
Phishing spam is often sent from specifically registered domain names and domain zones to increase the efficacy of the phishing attack. This means that current email authentication systems are readily bypassed. Phishing spam forms the first component of the social engineering attempt. The phishing message must appear like it has come from a legitimate and...
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APWG – Phishing Trends Activity Report
Anti-Phishing Working Group – Phishing Trends Activity Report – Q2 2016 Summary of Findings: The Retail/Service sector remained the most- targeted industry sector during the second quarter of 2016, suffering 43% of attacks The number of brands targeted by phishers in the second quarter remained consistent – ranging from 411 to 425 different brands each...
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