Tag Archive for Phishing

Phishing Attacks Prompt Oxford University To Block Google Docs

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The OxCERT security team suspends Google Docs to alleviate the influx of phishing spam but turns it back on when it begins to disrupt legitimate business.
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PayPal, Wells Fargo Among Most-Spoofed Sites During Holidays

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Attackers sent thousands of phishing emails that spoofed PayPal, Wells Fargo and other firms over the holidays, according to an analysis conducted by Trend Micro.
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Go Phishing: Rapid7 Lets Companies Test Their Own Networks

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Rapid7′s Metasploit Pro 4.5 provides conversion rates on the number of people who clicked on a mock phishing email, how many entered their usernames and passwords on a fake website, and how many systems would have been compromised.
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Study: Spear Phishing Key In APTs

Stefanie Hoffman / Channelnomics

Research by Trend Micro revealed that spear phishing is the tool of choice used in APTs and other targeted attacks, findings which indicate that the security firm is likely clearing a space for previous and future e-mail security releases that tout advanced threat capabilities
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Hackers Already Blasting Windows 8 With Phishing, Fake AV Scams

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As IT people focus their energies on the newly arrived Windows 8, cyber criminals follow suit with updated exploits.
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GlobalSign, Netcraft Launch Phishing Alerts

Stefanie Hoffman / Channelnomics

A collaborative effort between Internet services firm Netcraft and SSL company GlobalSign resulted in a phishing attack alert service. For partners, the new service will be a handy value-add in remediation and monitoring offerings, and might also serve to boost services around SSL, stymied last year after a string of high-profile hacks.
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