How to differentiate between spam and phishing emails?

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 10:58:52 +0000

Emails today have become an integral part of our day-to-day life and this has made it a child’s play for spammers to lure people into opening fraudulent emails and attachments. Thus, while you are using emails for your everyday personal or official use, it is important to realize that the…

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Emerging trend of spreading malware through IQY files

Credit to Author: Prashant Tilekar| Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2018 10:05:14 +0000

Nowadays attackers are searching for new techniques to spread malware, recently we came across a new emerging way to deliver malware through IQY file. Till now we had seen spread of malware through various file types and chains such as Word document, Script, JAVA files. Fig 1: Attack chain IQY file…

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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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5 safe ways to get back at spammers: a guide to wasting time

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:00:00 +0000

We take a look at some of the safe ways to waste a spammer’s time, whether by email or telephone.

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A week in security (August 27 – September 2)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2018 15:00:36 +0000

A round-up of the security news from August 27 – September 2, including ransomware, interesting talks during BlackHat, botnets, and the evils of JavaScript.

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What’s in the spam mailbox this week?

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:00:27 +0000

We take a look at a few of the most notable spam emails in circulation over the last week, including a money muling scam, Apple phishes, and a sexploitation message featuring old, but real, passwords.

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