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Phishing Attack
UnityPoint Hacked
A string of Phishing Attacks camouflaged as an internal email from one of the company’s executives was all it took for an employee to be duped and unknowingly grant access to the company’s database, right towards sensitive patient information. The data collection included names, patient DOBs, medical records, laboratory results, dates of services, insurance information,...
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Phishing via Misspelling
Phishing via Misspelling Phishing, no matter what form it takes is now considered to be the #1 security threat affecting users and their devices. While most phishing techniques have remained a stable cyber-attack over the years, affecting users on computers for as long as the internet has been around, hackers have learned to take advantage...
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Fake Netflix Scams Love Free Subscriptions
Fake Netflix Scams Love Free Subscriptions Netflix phishing scams have been around for years, but researchers warn the public of a newer scam that sends its victims to malicious Netflix-looking sites with TLS certificates. Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificate, a successor to SSL, is an Internet protocol that enables privacy, integrity and protection of data...
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Firefox as the New Weapon of Cyber Criminals
Web cache is data front liners that are automatically downloaded for faster bootup times during your next same-site visit. It’s a typical web practice that normally wouldn’t warrant any suspicions, but recent research now finds it vulnerable to abuse – and attack website’s visitors. The Research Team from PortSwigger Web Security, under the supervision of...
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Crypto Phishing Attacks
We have to be aware on how our private information and security is being handled. Crypto currency exchanges are no exception, because malicious attacks such as phishing and its kind exist, and have already found a way to exploit the technology. Aside from technology being exploited, the general public is also a key aspect for...
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Android Triple Threat
Phishing attacks in the cyber world is relentless as ever, because of new vulnerabilities with the evolution of technology. We can’t deny that these threats exist, because victims are gaining in numbers and falling prey to Android Banking Malware which is being used for phishing activities. It is not a surprise that techniques are combined...
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Massive Breach Online Credentials
After Equifax What’s Next The rampant carnage of cybercriminals on your private information does not end with Equifax which is unfortunate for law-abiding businesses and casual users of the internet. Why? Because such crimes are still ongoing, and this will not be easily stopped. What happened? Fresh from the shelves of Switzerland the Reporting and...
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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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