10 May 2022

Cryptocurrency hype spawns email attacks, FBI says

Business email compromise scams continue to grow and evolve, according to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center. Between July 2019 and December 2021, IC3 reported a 65% increase in global exposed losses, partly due to the increase in virtual business as a result of the pandemic. BEC or email account compromise

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06 Apr 2020

Spearphishing Campaign Exploits COVID-19 To Spread Lokibot Infostealer

A new spear-phishing attack using the World Health Organization (WHO) trademark to lure users has been discovered by researchers at FortiGaurd Labs. The researchers first observed the COVID-19 themed scam on March 27, reporting that threat actors have created a new spearphishing email campaign that spreads the LokiBot trojan. The

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03 Apr 2020

IRS Warns of Surge in Economic Stimulus Payment Scams

The IRS has warned Americans about an influx in scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic occurring over either email, phone calls, or social media that requests personal information while using fraudulent IRS stimulus checks as a lure. The scam campaign can result in identity theft and tax-related fraud and is

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03 Feb 2020

Ashley Madison Hack Returns To ‘Haunt’ Its Victims: 32 Million Users Now Watch And Wait

As sextortion campaigns continue to rise in popularity, the victims of a previous breach on the site Ashley Madison are at risk again. The users’ personal information was exposed as a result of the 2015 attack, which resulted in the leak of 32 million records. The world’s leading extramarital affair

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03 Feb 2020

Coronavirus Campaigns Spread Emotet, Malware

Hackers are capitalizing on the public fear of the coronavirus, using headlines related to the global health emergency to spread malicious files, including the notorious Emotet malware. The botnet driven emails are using the coronavirus as a theme to target populations, luring victims into clicking on bad links. The emails

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