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[Scam Of The Week] New Sextortion Attacks Take A Dark Turn And Infect People...

Our friends at Proofpoint reported that last week employees in the United States have been bombarded by a spam attack that pushed a double-whammy of a sextortion attempt combined with...

The FBI Catches CEO Fraud Scammers by Giving Them a Taste of Their Own...

The case of how the FBI turned the tables on cybercriminals using the very same tactics demonstrates how powerful the art of social engineering and deception can get a victim...

Google Maps’ Bank Listings Updated by Scammers

Scammers are taking advantage of Google Maps by modifying the contact information of the service’s bank listings. After replacing banks’ legitimate phone numbers with numbers of their own, the attackers...

7 Yr Old with $22 Million

​Achieving fame and wealth on YouTube is no easy feat — most creators toil for years, only gain hundreds or a few thousand followers (Hackology is one example) and earn...

CEO Fraud Attacks are Citing the California Wildfires

Criminals are using the California wildfires as a social engineering tactic to manipulate people into buying gift cards supposedly intended for victims of the disaster, according to James Linton at...

DarkVishnya: Banks attacked through direct connection to local network

While novice attackers, imitating the protagonists of the U.S. drama Mr. Robot, leave USB flash drives lying around parking lots in the hope that an employee from the target company...

When Does a Legitimate Password Reset Email Feel Like a Phishing Attack? Just Ask...

A recent password reset email from ShareFile (a Citrix company) put some users on edge, questioning both the emails legitimacy and why the reset. Very seldom do we ever get a...

APT Review of the year

What were the most interesting developments in terms of APT activity throughout the year and what can we learn from them? Not an easy question to answer; everybody has partial visibility...

What Security Experts Worry About for 2019

Phishing getting laser-focused? Highly targeted ransomware attacks? Continued cryptojacking? Evil AI-based attacks? With 2018 coming to an end, it's time to dust off the crystal ball and see what 2019...

KoffeyMaker: notebook vs. ATM | Securelist

Despite CCTV and the risk of being caught by security staff, attacks on ATMs using a direct connection — so-called black box attacks — are still popular with cybercriminals. The...

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Important Consideration for Industrial Control System(ICS) Cyber Defense

It is Extremely challenging task to identify and successfully deploy an absolutely innovative and never-seen-before defense solution for Industrial Control System (ICS). When searching...

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