Fraud Attacks from Mobile Spiked 300% in Q1

Fraud Attacks from Mobile Spiked 300% in Q1

Fraud attacks from mobile apps spiked by 300% in the first quarter of 2019, according to a new researcher from RSA. Published today, the Fraud…

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Email spoofing explained: Who does it and how?

Email spoofing explained: Who does it and how?

Email spoofing definition Email spoofing is forging email so it looks like it came from someone it didn’t. I learned to spoof email in the…

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New Security Warning Issued For Google's 1.5 Billion Gmail And Calendar Users

New Security Warning Issued For Google’s 1.5 Billion Gmail And Calendar Users

Google’s Gmail email service is used by upwards of 1.5 billion people. The Google Calendar app, meanwhile, has been downloaded more than a billion times…

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Sextortion Scammers Pose as Corrupt CIA Agents

Sextortion Scammers Pose as Corrupt CIA Agents

In a new sextortion scam, cyber-criminals are posing as corrupt officials of the CIA and demanding $10,000 from their targets whose names they claim to…

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Coronavirus-themed spam surged 14,000% in two weeks says IBM

Coronavirus-themed spam surged 14,000% in two weeks says IBM

Since February, spam exploiting the novel coronavirus has jumped by 4,300% and 14,000% in the past 14 days, according to IBM X-Force, IBM’s threat intelligence…

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Canadian Banks Spoofed in 2-Year Phishing Attack

Canadian Banks Spoofed in 2-Year Phishing Attack

Researchers have unearthed a two-year phishing campaign targeting bank customers in Canada. Fourteen banks, including CIBC, TD Canada Trust, Scotiabank, and the Royal Bank of…

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The FBI Issues A Powerful $3.5 Billion Cybercrime Warning

The FBI Issues A Powerful $3.5 Billion Cybercrime Warning

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) “2019 Internet Crime Report.” For everyone but those engaged in cybercrime,…

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Two Found Guilty in Online Dating, BEC Scheme

Two Found Guilty in Online Dating, BEC Scheme

Cybercriminals involved in the operation created fake online dating profiles and tricked victims into sending money to phony bank accounts. Two men have been found…

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Magecart payment card skimmer gang returns stronger than ever

Magecart payment card skimmer gang returns stronger than ever

Hackers are using increasingly sophisticated techniques to hide malicious code on e-commerce websites with the goal of stealing payment card details. Known as web skimmers,…

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