New Phishing Campaign Uses IQY Attachments to Bypass Antivirus And Installs RATs

A malicious spam campaign, distributed by the Necurs botnet, is using a new attachment type that is doing a good job in bypassing your antivirus and mail filters.  The attachments are Excel Web Query...

Yesterday We Received A CEO Fraud Phishing Attack From Our Own Personal Accountants

This is an up-close and personal account of how my wife Rebecca and I (we hope) dodged a cybercrime bullet.  You probably do not know that I am an elected official...

Kate Space Suicide Phishing Templates

This is another celebrity death which will spawn a raft...

Hacking Humans—a new CyberWire podcast covering social engineering launched this week

Each week the CyberWire’s Hacking Humans podcast looks behind the social engineering scams, phishing schemes, and criminal exploits that make headlines and take a heavy toll on organizations around the...

“Bad Guys Do More Damage Than They Used To.”

The ransomware plague is not letting up and rapidly getting more technically sophisticated. New strains are popping up every month, using innovative methods to spread. Worse, the ransom demands...

Law Firms are Easy Prey

Excellent article at www.law.com about social engineering! A discussion of the threat that social engineering (aka the "human side of hacking") poses to law firms, and some tips and practical guidelines...

Satan Ransomware Spawns New And Innovative Methods to Spread

It’s a worrying trend that ransomware isn’t going away. Worse, it's constantly adapting to include brand new exploits/techniques and spreads in more innovative and successful ways. Today, we are sharing an...

Watch Out For World Cup Soccer Phishing Scams

The 2018 FIFA World Cup has drawn a worldwide audience. It's also attracted phishing scams using event tickets as bait. Tickets for the matches can only be purchased legitimately through the...

“Bad Guys Do More Damage Than They Used To”

The ransomware plague is not letting up and rapidly getting more technically sophisticated. New strains are popping up every month, using innovative methods to spread. Worse, the ransom demands themselves...

Punycode Makes SMiShing Attacks More Deceiving

Phishing attacks carried out via text messages that use the “Punycode” technique to make nefarious URLs look legitimate are becoming more popular, cloud security firm Zscaler says. Referred to as SMiShing,...

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