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deBridge suspects Lazarus Group behind attempted phishing attack
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deBridge suspects Lazarus Group behind attempted phishing attack

macOS systems remain unaffected, states deBridge co-founder Alex Smirnov
9 Aug 2022
Twilio account breach result of sophisticated social engineering campaign
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Twilio account breach result of sophisticated social engineering campaign

Employees were subjected to personalised texts that impersonated Twilio's IT department, in a strategic credential harvesting operation
9 Aug 2022
Every leading UK university is compromising on email security, researchers say
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Every leading UK university is compromising on email security, researchers say

Proofpoint said none of the top ten universities in the UK have implemented the recommended email security policies, leaving institutions open to cybe…
2 Aug 2022
Halborn warns of active MetaMask phishing campaign
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Halborn warns of active MetaMask phishing campaign

The blockchain security firm deconstructs a pretentious email that attempted to steal users' passwords
1 Aug 2022
Facebook business accounts hijacked by infostealer malware campaign
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Facebook business accounts hijacked by infostealer malware campaign

Threat actors are using LinkedIn phishing to seize business, ad accounts for financial gain
26 Jul 2022
Roblox hacker posts stolen documents online
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Roblox hacker posts stolen documents online

The company said that it has been investigating a phishing incident in which an employee was targeted through social engineering
18 Jul 2022
Microsoft unveils wide-scale phishing campaign that circumvents MFA
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Microsoft unveils wide-scale phishing campaign that circumvents MFA

More than 10,000 organisations have been targeted using the convincing adversary-in-the-middle attack method
13 Jul 2022
Australian university suffers data breach of 47,000 students
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Australian university suffers data breach of 47,000 students

The attacker also launched a smishing attempt while inside the university’s systems
13 Jul 2022
QR codes are just as insecure as anything else
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QR codes are just as insecure as anything else

A browser locked down tighter than a duck’s derriere won’t save you from phishing attacks – but getting to grips with the latest advice and best pract…
9 Jul 2022
Web3 projects lose over $2 billion to hacks and exploits in 2022
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Web3 projects lose over $2 billion to hacks and exploits in 2022

Blockchain and crypto schemes have already lost more in the first half of this year than throughout all of 2021
8 Jul 2022
Kaspersky finds most effective phishing emails imitate corporate messages, delivery notifications
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Kaspersky finds most effective phishing emails imitate corporate messages, delivery notifications

Almost one in five employees clicked links in business related emails, but most emails containing threats or promising money were identified as phishi…
27 Jun 2022
LockBit 2.0 ransomware disguised as PDFs distributed in email attacks
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LockBit 2.0 ransomware disguised as PDFs distributed in email attacks

Researchers have urged vigilance over compressed attachments sent under false pretenses
27 Jun 2022
BRATA malware has evolved to target online banking across Europe, researchers warn
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BRATA malware has evolved to target online banking across Europe, researchers warn

The new variant can now access SMS, GPS, and device control to better steal financial data
21 Jun 2022
Deepfake attacks expected to be next major threat to businesses
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Deepfake attacks expected to be next major threat to businesses

Cisco’s cyber security experts agreed that social norms may also become “super weird” as a result
16 Jun 2022
What is phishing as a service (Phaas)?
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What is phishing as a service (Phaas)?

With phishing as a service attacks surging, we explain what this low-cost, off-the-shelf method of targeting businesses is and why it’s growing in pop…
15 Jun 2022
What makes for the most deceptive phishing attacks?
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What makes for the most deceptive phishing attacks?

Phishing attacks are evolving to circumvent protective measures. What can businesses do to ensure they don’t succeed?
30 May 2022
Intuit issues yet another phishing warning to QuickBooks customers
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Intuit issues yet another phishing warning to QuickBooks customers

The latest announcement marks the fifth phishing security advisory the company has made for QuickBooks users this year
27 May 2022
Google Chrome branded the least effective browser for stopping phishing attacks
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Google Chrome branded the least effective browser for stopping phishing attacks

The world's most popular browser came dead last when compared against competitors
26 May 2022
Phishing scam convinces US government to pay $23.5 million to cyber criminals
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Phishing scam convinces US government to pay $23.5 million to cyber criminals

The historic case has finally reached an end with the criminals facing huge fines and jail terms
3 May 2022
What is phishing?
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What is phishing?

From banking scams to industrial espionage, we look at why phishing is so lucrative
29 Apr 2022
The state of brand protection 2021
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The state of brand protection 2021

A new front opens up in the war for brand safety
25 Apr 2022
The state of email security 2022
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The state of email security 2022

Confronting the new wave of cyber attacks
25 Apr 2022
Almost half of UK employees can't spot email scams
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Almost half of UK employees can't spot email scams

"Jargon" and confusing terminology cited as an issue, according to OpenText survey
25 Apr 2022