FCC warns of steep rise in phishing over SMS

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 12:39:42 +0000

Smishing attacks, or phishing attempts via SMS, are on the rise, and Americans are fighting off billions of spam messages each month.

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“A little gift for you” SMS spam appears to come from your own phone number

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2022 12:55:25 +0000

The message reads “Free Msg: Your bill is paid for March. Thanks, here’s a little gift for you”, but it appears to come from your own number.

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Android malware BRATA can wipe devices

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2022 11:23:04 +0000

The BRATA Android RAT has some alarming new capabilities.

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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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3 common types of phishing attacks and tips to avoid them

Credit to Author: Rajiv Singha| Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2018 10:51:01 +0000

Phishing is one of the oldest tricks in the book of hackers. But as old as it might be, phishing still remains the most lucrative tool for cybercriminals; as they say, old is gold. This post tells you about the 3 common types of phishing attacks and tips to avoid…

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Something’s phishy: How to detect phishing attempts

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:00:37 +0000

Phishing has evolved from the days of the Nigerian prince, taking on many forms and mediums. Learn how to detect today’s sophisticated phishing attempts.

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