Spam and phishing

Stay safe online - 2020-04-08

Coronavirus phishing attacks continue: now deliver Netwalker ransomware

The overworked members of the healthcare sector are being targeted with coronavirus-themed phishing emails. More
News Spam and phishing   March 23, 2020  

APT36 suspected to push Crimson RAT via fake Coronavirus emails

Pakistan-related hackers use Coronavirus health advisories to infect potential victims . More
News Spam and phishing   March 18, 2020  

Magecart runs undetected for two-and-a-half-years: hits 40 new sites

Credit card skimmers behind Magecart scheme evaded detection for 30 months by using the fake content delivery network. More
News Spam and phishing   March 01, 2020  

"Love Letter" malspam campaign delivers Nemty ransomware

Beware of the secret admirer - the attached document is ransomware that will lock you out of access to your files. More
News Spam and phishing   February 28, 2020  

Crooks, posing as WHO, spread fake Coronavirus awareness messages

Potential victims receive fake email messages from Who asking them to click on a link or download a file. More
News Spam and phishing   February 19, 2020  

Hamas hacker group tried to "catfish" Israeli soldiers on social media

Operation Rebound: fake social media profiles with pictures of young girls used in the attack against Israel Defense Forces members. More
News Spam and phishing   February 18, 2020  

Cybercrime in 2019: FBI reports $3.5 billion in damages

The bureau has received almost 5 million complaints since May 2000 On February 11, the FBI's IC3 has released a report which compiled data relating to cybercrime in 2019.More
News Spam and phishing   February 12, 2020  

Lock My PC developers offer free recovery for tech support scam victims

Lock My PC is not available for public due to frequent misuse by tech support scammers. More
News Spam and phishing   February 10, 2020  

Iranian-linked hackers pose as journalists in the email scam campaign

Charming Kitten hackers sent out fake requests for interviews impersonating New York Times journalists. More
News Spam and phishing   February 08, 2020  

Credit card skimmers inserted into hundreds of fake sneaker sites

Counterfeit versions Adidas, Nike, Converse and other popular shoe brands advertised on sporting forums. More
News Spam and phishing   December 13, 2019  

Hacking gang targets the US, Italy and Germany with malware-laden emails

The newly-formed hacking group TA2101 impersonates governmental entities in a targeted malspam campaign that delivers Maze ransomware, among other malware. More
News Spam and phishing   November 15, 2019  

Bitcoin scam on YouTube: users tricked into installing Predator Trojan

The promoted tool can allegedly generate Bitcoin keys to steal funds but installs info-stealing Trojan instead. More
News Spam and phishing   November 13, 2019  

Firefox will block notification pop-up prompts from next year

With the release of Mozilla Firefox 72 in January 2020, users will stop seeing the "allow to show notifications" requests by default. More
News Spam and phishing   November 04, 2019  

Phorpiex botnet used in sextortion email spam campaign

After 10 years, Phorpiex botnet is still active. After being active for around 10 years, Phorpiex botnet has recently been delivering millions of sextortion messages to random users via email spam campaigns.More
News Spam and phishing   October 19, 2019  

Twitter allowed 2FA data for filtering sponsored ad audiences

Twitter 2FA mobile phone numbers and email addresses made reachable for Partner Audiences and Tailor Audiences advertising services. More
News Spam and phishing   October 10, 2019