Royal Mail phish deploys evasion tricks to avoid analysis

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 19 May 2021 16:17:00 +0000

We look at a Royal Mail phish which deploys multiple techniques to keep people from analysing a fake Royal Mail website.

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What is Smishing? The 101 guide

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 18:51:13 +0000

Smishing is a combination of the words “phishing” and “SMS”, to indicate phishing sent across your mobile network in the form of a text.

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Watch out! Android Flubot spyware is spreading fast

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 17:06:59 +0000

Notorious Android spyware Flubot is spreading via messages about missed deliveries.

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U.K. Arrest in ‘SMS Bandits’ Phishing Service

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 15:21:35 +0000

Authorities in the United Kingdom have arrested a 20-year-old man for allegedly operating an online service for sending high-volume phishing campaigns via mobile text messages. The service, marketed in the underground under the name “SMS Bandits,” has been responsible for blasting out huge volumes of phishing lures spoofing everything from COVID-19 pandemic relief efforts to PayPal, telecommunications providers and tax revenue agencies.

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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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Something else is phishy: How to detect phishing attempts on mobile

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:00:56 +0000

Phishing is more problematic on smartphones than on desktops. Not only that, approaches to handling phishing attacks on mobile are quite different because their techniques are also different. So, how can users sniff out a mobile phish? Let us count the ways.

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6 sure signs someone is phishing you—besides email

Credit to Author: Kayla Matthews| Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:00:00 +0000

Beyond the medium used to reach you (which is most often email), what are some of the common signs and behaviors of phishing? Conversations that focus on the inbox only leave users with an inadequate understanding of how to protect against this ubiquitous threat.

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