Skimmer acts as payment service provider via rogue iframe

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 15:38:42 +0000

Even e-commerce sites that do not take payment information themselves can be abused by crooks. In this post, we show how a web skimmer is able to inject an artificial iframe into the checkout page to prompt users for their credit card information. Victims will only realize something’s not right when they are redirected to the real (and external) payment form.

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A week in security (April 22 – 28)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 15:31:03 +0000

A roundup of security news from April 22–28, covering phishing, CCTV evasion, VPNs, and keeping data safe.

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This Week in Security News: Phishing Attacks and Ransomware

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:00:16 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about schemes used in phishing and other email-based attacks. Also, learn how ransomware continues to make a significant impact in the threat landscape. Read on: New…

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A look inside the FBI’s 2018 IC3 online crime report

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:57:07 +0000

The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center have released their 2018 report about online crime. Which attacks are most popular? Where are the victims located? And how much money has been lost in the process?

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5 ways to instantly detect a phishing email and save yourself from phishing attack

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:06:17 +0000

Phishing is a fraudulent activity to trick you into revealing your personal and confidential information. This information usually includes bank account details, net banking details, credit/debit card numbers, login ID and passwords. Every day, countless people become unsuspecting victims of phishing attacks. With cyber criminals adopting sophisticated modes of phishing…

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Steer clear of tax scams

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 16:00:13 +0000

In the month of February, we saw an average of 300,000 phishing attempts across Microsoft’s browsing platforms daily. Our security experts expect these attempted scams to become increasingly more prevalent through the April 15 tax day.

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A week in security (March 25 – 31)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 08:24:19 +0000

A roundup of news stories from March 25 – 31, including phishing, hacking, Government studies, mobile dangers on official stores and more.

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