Spear phishing 101: what you need to know

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 18:50:01 +0000

We look at the threat of spear phishing, why it’s such a problem, and what organizations can do to lessen the chance of a successful attack.

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Fake Elder Scrolls Online developers go phishing on PlayStation

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 20:29:26 +0000

We take a look at a pressure-filled phishing attempt sent to players of the Elder Scrolls Online video game.

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Sextortion scammers getting creative

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 17:09:34 +0000

We’ve covered sextortion before, focusing in on how the core of the threat is an exercise in trust. The threat actor behind the campaign will use whatever information available on the target that causes them to trust that the threat actor does indeed have incriminating information on them. (They don’t.) But as public awareness of…

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Facebook scams: Bad ads, bogus grants, and fake tickets lurk on social media giant

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 18:27:46 +0000

Despite the company’s efforts to clamp down on bad ads and bogus accounts, Facebook scams continue to run rampant. We highlight a few popular examples.

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