The BEC List: Helping Thwart Business Email Compromise through Collaboration

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 19:30:01 +0000

Today, the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG) gave the JD Falk Award to the Business Email Compromise (BEC) List. The BEC List comprises cybersecurity firms, researchers and internet infrastructure companies that help deal with cybercriminal activities and schemes. The JD Falk Award is given to individuals or groups whose meritorious work has…

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Bloomberg blunder highlights supply chain risks

Credit to Author: Adam McNeil| Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 16:00:00 +0000

A potentially erroneous report from Bloomberg claimed that Chinese spies were able to infiltrate US hardware supplier Supermicro, and therefore, our technology supply chain. Learn how this unverified story could ultimately come true—and what, if anything, can be done to stop it.

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Fortnite gamers targeted by data theft malware

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:00:00 +0000

If you’ve ever been tempted to cheat at Fortnite, think again—with the release of season six of the popular video game, we found a data theft malware masquerading as a cheat tool, ready to steal your browser sessions, cookies, and even your Bitcoin.

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Millions of accounts affected in latest Facebook hack

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2018 19:39:11 +0000

Facebook announced earlier today that its social network had been breached, resulting in 40 million accounts that were directly impacted. Learn more as the Facebook breach story develops.

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How to protect your data from Magecart and other e-commerce attacks

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2018 15:00:57 +0000

Magecart and other criminal groups are causing mayhem by stealing payment information from e-commerce sites, big and small. Learn how they are doing it and how to mitigate against it.

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100 channels and nothing on, except TV Licensing phishes

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:00:00 +0000

A recent bout of TV Licensing phishing emails promise British users a refund once they log in to a phony TV License website and provide payment details. Read on to see if you’ve been impacted.

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Mobile Menace Monday: SMS phishing attacks target the job market

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 17:45:59 +0000

Could it be that our dream job awaits via a random SMS message? On the contrary, this SMS phishing attack could cause nightmares for unsuspecting job hunters.

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Emotet on the rise with heavy spam campaign

Credit to Author: Adam Kujawa| Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:55:12 +0000

Over the last few days, we’ve noticed a large increase in malicious spam spreading Emotet, as well as a higher number of detections from our customers. Looks like we’re in the middle of an active Emotet campaign.

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Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) vulnerabilities

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:00:00 +0000

The Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) is an essential element of online authentication. But are you aware of all the known vulnerabilities? And, more importantly, have you patched them?

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A month of giveaway spam on Twitter

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:00:48 +0000

We’ve observed a low level spam campaign working its way through Twitter, with just under 2,000 posts visible on public search since September 1. What’re they trying to sell this time? Some CBD oil!

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