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alternate phishing method us banks

Hackers Devise Alternate Phishing Method Aimed at US Banks

Cybercriminals in the phishing business have adopted a new phishing method to obfuscate the source code for the forged page by using a custom web font to implement a substitution cipher that looks like plain text. When browsers render the phishing page, what users see is the fake landing page created to steal login credentials,...
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Hackers Breach and Expose Corporate Email Accounts On The Web

Cyber Attackers have just discovered new ways to invade and breach corporate email accounts, which has resulted in a US$12-Billion cost to businesses over the last 3-5 years, according to Digital Shadows.   Compromised corporate email accounts are commonly traded on the dark web, where criminals can earn a pretty penny, particularly if the email...
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Social Media Impersonation – Threat to Privacy

The overall number of social media impersonation increased 11-fold from December 2016 to December 2018, with the bad actors bent on collecting credentials and PII. Impersonators are most commonly found on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, though impersonators were also found on Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn. Nearly half of all nefarious social media impersonators disguise their payload...
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Fake online travel booking sites trapping travelers to phishing attacks

As we all know, online travel booking sites provides many advantages to travelers. It offers hassle-free management of bookings as it works 24/7, faster payment transaction, and less phone time. But nowadays where internet phishing is becoming more popular when it comes to online attacks, one should be very careful in choosing the best online...
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New MacOS Phishing Scheme Found

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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Malware and Adware Attacks Using WP Plugins

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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Scammers hacked Google Calendar users using sophisticated phishing attacks

Scammers are abusing the Google Calendar feature using a sophisticated phishing scams to steal data of 1.5 billion users of Google Calendar, including Gmail users.It was observed recently that there were multiple cases of a sophisticated phishing scams targeting consumers through unsolicited Google Calendar notifications with the purpose of tricking users into sharing their personal...
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Office 365 Phishing Strategy Tricks Users With Live Chat Support

Phishing attacks have now progressed toward becoming something of a day by day event for some. However, the motivation behind why these noxious attacks stay abundant lies in their resourcefulness. In time, we know about a clever phishing method that includes technical support as well. We are talking about an Office 365 phishing campaign that...
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Phisher Announces More Attacks Against Hedge Funds and Financial Firms

Another phishing campaign called ” Beyond the Grave” targeted international hedge funds on January 9th, 2019. In an announcement presented on Bleeping Computer, the attackers have expressed that they will keep on targeting banking and financial institutions in the future. A part named Xander Bauer has made a post in the Bleeping Computer forums with...
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Healthcare industry

42K Clients’ Data Exposed In New Health First Hacking Incident

Health First just uncovered an information rupture that influenced its online application seller. It may have traded off the individual information of around 42,000 clients. The firm guaranteed that the information broke incorporated clients’ Social Security Numbers, locations and dates of birth.   In any case, the social insurance association asserts that no therapeutic data...
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