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Category: Social Engineering

Fake WannaCry email threats extorting money from victims

With such a high profile incident like WannaCry, it is a reality that cybercriminals will try to leverage the paranoia…

Olympic Destroyer attackers back with a vengeance, eye bigger targets

Instead of laying low, the threat actors known as Olympic Destroyer are pursuing bigger targets with more aggressive measures.

Cybercriminals getting their kicks with malicious World Cup phishing campaign

Big events always kick cybercriminals into hyperdrive as they attempt to exploit innocent people. The current World Cup phishing campaign…

Social engineering attacks: How to defend against them and how to fight back

The best way to defend yourself against the criminal mind is to try and get inside it. An expert in…

Cyberwarfare: Pakistani military phishing campaign targets numerous governments

A new malware campaign aimed at several governments has been traced to the Pakistani military. This is not the first…

Banking Trojan Metamorfo targets Brazilians via ‘legitimate’ Windows components

A nasty banking Trojan dubbed Metamorfo uses “malspam” to exploit legitimate Windows components to make convincing phishing emails.

W-2 phishing scams on the rise

It’s tax season in America and cybercriminals want to cash in. The FBI says beware of phishing scams that use…

Mobile security threats that will cause you sleepless nights in 2018

Mobile devices are not only for personal use anymore. They are a vital part of every company. But they can…

New threat vector: Latest Microsoft Word malware doesn’t use macros to unleash attack

Macros are usually the top choice for hackers looking to infect a system via Microsoft Office documents. Not this time,…

Fool’s gold: Ethereum social engineering scammers snag gullible Twitter users

Who are the latest trying to cash in on the cryptocurrency craze? Criminals, of course, as this new scam involving…