Man-in-the-Middle Phishing Attack

Schneier on Security

Here’s a phishing campaign that uses a man-in-the-middle attack to defeat multi-factor authentication: Microsoft observed a campaign that inserted an attacker-controlled proxy site between the account users and the work server they attempted to log into.

Using AI to Scale Spear Phishing

Schneier on Security

The problem with spear phishing it that it takes time and creativity to create individualized enticing phishing emails. The real risk isn’t that AI-generated phishing emails are as good as human-generated ones, it’s that they can be generated at much greater scale.

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Detecting Phishing Emails

Schneier on Security

Research paper: Rick Wash, “ How Experts Detect Phishing Scam Emails “: Abstract: Phishing scam emails are emails that pretend to be something they are not in order to get the recipient of the email to undertake some action they normally would not. While technical protections against phishing reduce the number of phishing emails received, they are not perfect and phishing remains one of the largest sources of security risk in technology and communication systems.

Phishing Campaign Pretends to be Phishing Training Reminder

Adam Levin

A phishing campaign is targeting employees with phony email reminders for cybersecurity and phishing awareness training. . The post Phishing Campaign Pretends to be Phishing Training Reminder appeared first on Adam Levin.

Clever Phishing Scam Uses Legitimate PayPal Messages

Schneier on Security

Brian Krebs is reporting on a clever PayPal phishing scam that uses legitimate PayPal messaging. Basically, the scammers use the PayPal invoicing system to send the email.

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

Krebs on Security

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. ” SMS Bandits offered an SMS phishing (a.k.a.

SMS Phishing Attacks are on the Rise

Schneier on Security

SMS phishing attacks — annoyingly called “smishing” — are becoming more common. I know that I have been receiving a lot of phishing SMS messages over the past few months.

PayPal Phishing Scam Uses Invoices Sent Via PayPal

Krebs on Security

” A copy of the phishing message included in the PayPal.com invoice. While the phishing message attached to the invoice is somewhat awkwardly worded, there are many convincing aspects of this hybrid scam.

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Netflix customers suffer from Phishing Attacks

CyberSecurity Insiders

According to a report published by INKY, a cloud based email security service offering firm hackers launched a phishing scheme impersonating Netflix between August 21 and August 27 and started collecting sensitive details from customers. Phishing Netflix

Prevention of Phishing Attacks in 2021

Security Boulevard

Phishing attacks use deceptive emails to trick users. The post Prevention of Phishing Attacks in 2021 appeared first on Kratikal Blog. The post Prevention of Phishing Attacks in 2021 appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Prevent email phishing attacks this summer with 3 defensive measures

Tech Republic Security

With summer vacations taking employees out of the office, phishing attacks are on the rise. The post Prevent email phishing attacks this summer with 3 defensive measures appeared first on TechRepublic.

How phishing attacks are exploiting Amazon Web Services

Tech Republic Security

By using a legitimate service like AWS to create phishing pages, attackers can bypass traditional security scanners, says Avanan. The post How phishing attacks are exploiting Amazon Web Services appeared first on TechRepublic. Amazon Security AWS cybersecurity phishing

Fight the Phish

Security Boulevard

The overarching theme, #BeCyberSmart, brings us to our discussion, Fight the Phish! As phishing is an extremely effective attack vector for malicious actors, The post Fight the Phish appeared first on Security Boulevard.

7 Interesting Sources of Phishing Threat Intelligence

Security Boulevard

A brief overview of threat intelligence feeds that tracks phishing threats and update regularly with the latest phishing threats data. The post 7 Interesting Sources of Phishing Threat Intelligence appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Cybersecurity awareness month: Fight the phish!

Naked Security

Phishing crooks get to try over and over again. Phishing #BeCyberSmart #Cybermonth phishingBut you only need to make one mistake.

Phishing attack spoofs Zoom to steal Microsoft user credentials

Tech Republic Security

Targeting more than 21,000 users, the phishing email managed to bypass Microsoft Exchange email security, says Armorblox. The post Phishing attack spoofs Zoom to steal Microsoft user credentials appeared first on TechRepublic. Security Microsoft phishing zoom

Threat Alert: Zoom Impersonated for Phishing Attacks

Security Boulevard

Phishing attacks rose 220 per cent during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic compared to the yearly average -Gulf Business Continue reading. The post Threat Alert: Zoom Impersonated for Phishing Attacks appeared first on Kratikal Blog.

Preventing CEO Impersonation Phishing Scams

Security Boulevard

Phishing scams are hardly a new concept. In fact, the first phishing attacks date back nearly 30 years to the mid-1990s. The post Preventing CEO Impersonation Phishing Scams appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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Phishing Sites Targeting Scammers and Thieves

Krebs on Security

The payment message displayed by the carding site phishing domain BriansClub[.]com. However, upon registering at the phishing site and clicking to fund my account, I was presented with the exact same Bitcoin address that Mitch said he paid.

Sophisticated Voice Phishing Scams

Schneier on Security

Brian Krebs is reporting on some new and sophisticated phishing scams over the telephone. fraud phishing scams socialengineeringI second his advice: "never give out any information about yourself in response to an unsolicited phone call." Always call them back, and not using the number offered to you by the caller. Always.

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Not again! Another Phishing Simulation Goes Awry

Security Boulevard

Key lessons from the West Midlands Railway incident and other common mistakes in employee training How resilient are your employees in the face of a phishing scam? Another Phishing Simulation Goes Awry appeared first on CybeReady.

Phish Leads to Breach at Calif. State Controller

Krebs on Security

A phishing attack last week gave attackers access to email and files at the California State Controller’s Office (SCO), an agency responsible for handling more than $100 billion in public funds each year.

Large-scale AiTM phishing campaign targeted +10,000 orgs since 2021?

Security Affairs

A large-scale phishing campaign used adversary-in-the-middle (AiTM) phishing sites to hit more than 10,000 organizations. Microsoft experts believe that the AiTM phishing campaign was used to target more than 10,000 organizations since September 2021.

Preparing for Evolving Phishing Scams

Security Boulevard

Phishing scams continue to top the list of cybercrimes. Phishing attacks account for more than 80% of reported security incidents. have experienced a successful phishing. The post Preparing for Evolving Phishing Scams appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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Facebook 2FA phish arrives just 28 minutes after scam domain created

Naked Security

The crooks hit us up with this phishing email less than half an hour after they activated their new scam domain. Data loss Facebook Phishing Privacy 2FA phishing Scam

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Phishing goes KISS: Don’t let plain and simple messages catch you out!

Naked Security

Sometimes we receive phishing tricks that we grudgingly have to admit are better than average, just because they're uncomplicated. Phishing password password manager phishing Scam

Voicemail-themed phishing attacks target organisations

Graham Cluley

Microsoft Phishing Office 365 Outlook phishing voicemailHave you received an email notification that there is a voicemail waiting to be listened to by you? Maybe you would be wise to think carefully before clicking on the attachment.

Microsoft Finds Phishing Op Behind Enterprise Campaigns

Security Boulevard

A phishing-as-a-service (PhaaS) operation, dubbed BulletProofLink and discovered by Microsoft, has been behind a number of phishing campaigns against the private sector.

Spear phish, whale phish, regular phish: What’s the difference?

Malwarebytes

There are many types of phishing attack nowadays, to the extent it can be tricky to keep up with them all. However, we often see folks mix up their spears and their whales, and even occasionally confuse them with regular phish attempts. What is a phishing attack?

Complete Guide to Phishing Attacks: What Are the Different Types and Defenses?

eSecurity Planet

Approximately 83 percent of organizations said they faced a successful phishing attempt in 2021, up from 57 percent in 2020. This guide breaks down the different types of phishing attacks and provides examples to help organizations better prepare their staff to deal with them.

Credential Phishing: Themes and Tactics

Security Boulevard

In the last month, the Menlo Labs team has observed a steady rise in credential phishing attacks. The post Credential Phishing: Themes and Tactics appeared first on Security Boulevard.

‘Tis the Season for the Wayward Package Phish

Krebs on Security

Here’s a look at a fairly elaborate SMS-based phishing scam that spoofs FedEx in a bid to extract personal and financial information from unwary recipients. One of dozens of FedEx-themed phishing sites currently being advertised via SMS spam.

Phishing-kit market: what’s inside “off-the-shelf” phishing packages

SecureList

What are phishing kits? One of the most common tricks scammers use in phishing attacks is to create a fake official page of a famous brand. That is why cybercriminals favor phishing kits, which are like model aircraft or vehicle assembly kits. million phishing websites.

Phishing Reached All-Time High: Social Engineering News

Security Boulevard

Phishing reached an all-time high in the first quarter of 2022. The post Phishing Reached All-Time High: Social Engineering News appeared first on Security Boulevard. To clarify what this means, in the first quarter […].

Cybersecurity Training Agency Breached After Phishing Attack

Adam Levin

The breach has been traced back to a phishing attack that targeted an employee of the company. The post Cybersecurity Training Agency Breached After Phishing Attack appeared first on Adam Levin. Data Security Cybersecurity Data breach featured phishing SANS institute training

UK populace should know about Ofgem Phishing Attacks

CyberSecurity Insiders

UK populace should know about a phishing scam that is taking place in the name of the Office of Gas and Electronics Markets, aka Ofgem. The post UK populace should know about Ofgem Phishing Attacks appeared first on Cybersecurity Insiders. Phishing Phishing attacks Ofgem

Twilio Fails Simple Test — Leaks Private Data via Phishing

Security Boulevard

Twilio (NYSE:TWLO) customer data has leaked—after a simple phishing attack on employees. The post Twilio Fails Simple Test — Leaks Private Data via Phishing appeared first on Security Boulevard.

LinkedIn tops the Phishing Email list

CyberSecurity Insiders

But in the past few months, the company’s name is being used by cyber criminals as the most spoofed brand to send phishing emails. The post LinkedIn tops the Phishing Email list appeared first on Cybersecurity Insiders. Phishing LinkedIn phishing

Banking scam uses Docusign phish to thieve 2FA codes

Naked Security

Phishing Banking phishing scamsThis scam is obviously inapplicable to 999 people in every 1000. but there are LOTS of 1-in-1000 people in the world!

Phishing for Apples, Bobbing for Links

Krebs on Security

Anyone searching for a primer on how to spot clever phishing links need look no further than those targeting customers of Apple , whose brand by many measures remains among the most-targeted. Apple phishing

'0ktapus' Phishing Campaign Targets Twilio, Cloudflare, 130 Others

SecureWorld News

The threat actor behind the phishing attacks that targeted employees of Twilio and Cloudflare earlier this month has now been linked to a much broader phishing campaign, according to a new report from Group-IB. For more information on the phishing campaign, see the report from Group-IB.

The Phight Against Phishing

Digital Shadows

What is Phish(ing)? The post The Phight Against Phishing first appeared on Digital Shadows. Brand Protection General Cyber security BEC cybersecurity basics Phishing spam spear phishingNo, not the band, unless you’re really into jam bands.

Steam Gaming Phish Showcases Browser-in-Browser Threat

Dark Reading

Attackers are using the recently emerged browser-in-the-browser phishing technique to steal accounts from Valve's popular gaming platform, but it's a warning shot to businesses