Spear-phishing now targets employees outside the finance and executive teams, report says

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 15:38:47 +0000

Employees in “low profile roles,” such as IT and sales, are now favorite targets of spear phishing attacks, says a new report from Barracuda.

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Busted! Fraud-as-a-Service gang that sold 2FA-proof phishing arrested

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 17:57:48 +0000

Dutch police arrested members of a group calling themselves the Fraud Family for developing and selling phishing panels.

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Beware, crypto-scammer seeks foreigner with BLOCK CHAIN ACCOUNT

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 13:41:03 +0000

We take a look at a spam mail promising untold riches from a cryptocurrency transfer which will only lead to financial disaster.

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What is scareware?

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 09:44:30 +0000

We explain what Scareware programs are, as well as some of its accompanying tricks designed to extract payments from unwary web users.

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Nope, that isn’t Elon Musk, and he isn’t offering a free Topmist Dust watch either

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 13:50:05 +0000

We take a look at a peculiar batch of spam on social media, claiming to show Elon Musk recommending we go searching for watch brands.

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Malspam banks on Kaseya ransomware attack

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 16:45:01 +0000

The Malwarebytes Threat Intelligence Team recently found a malspam campaign banking on the ransomware attack that hit Kaseya VSA.

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