Tag Archives: Phishing

URL phishing in Instagram, Facebook messenger and WhatsApp

URL phishing in Instagram, Facebook messenger and WhatsApp

It became known that users of the major messaging apps can be in danger of the potential phishing attacks masqueraded as the legitimate looking links. Several leading messaging and email platforms including Facebook messenger, Signal, Whatsapp, Instagram and iMessage now present it’s users with a possibility of getting phished via URL changing trick. Where does the trick hide? Cybersecurity specialists …

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Top 10 the most popular phishing scamming of 2021

Top 10 the most popular scammings of 2021

The analytics from Positive Technologies recently published a report where they discussed the most common types of phishing scam as of 2021 year. They say with the rise of remote modes of work and COVID-19 epidemic the most popular themes included various scenarios. Scammers tried their hands on whatever is possible in online world nowadays and among them in particular …

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If you knock on Strategically Aged Domains` doors

If you knock on Strategically Aged Domains` doors

Palo Alto Network, an American cybersecurity company, does not waste any time even on holidays and two days before New Year published their quite informative research on strategically aged domains and what threats they pose. According to the post such domains present risk even greater than those newly registered domains (NRDs). In comparison to the data received in the research, …

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IKEA under attack of internal phishing campaign

IKEA under attack of internal phishing campaign

Recently IKEA, a Swedish-origin Dutch-headquartered multinational conglomerate, reported the waves of an internal phishing campaign. Threat actors used internal compromised servers to send company’s employees emails with malicious attachments. Cyber security specialists say similar techniques hackers used in recent campaigns of spreading Emotet and Qakbot trojans. The whole complexity of the situation alludes that there may be possible cyber security …

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Tiktok Phishing Campaign

Tiktok Phishing Campaign

Recently, on October 2, 2021, and November 1, 2021 one media outlet reported the news. Some bad actors conducted a rather large phishing campaign. According to a report it seemed like they primarily decided to target accounts with rather large audiences coverage. Scammers pretended to be from the Tiktok team. And attackers wrote in those emails that either they needed …

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Robinhood Markets data breach: 7 million accounts leaked

Robinhood Markets is amidst the 7 million data breach

Robinhood Markets, a popular brokerage firm that recently became publicly traded, was hacked. Data of more than 7 million users is exposed in that breach. Company’s shares price descended 3.5% on the after hours market. The exact data breach took place earlier – on November 3. What is Robinhood Markets? Robinhood Markets is a retail brokerage firm that offers access …

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Microsoft reports TodayZoo – a “Franken-Phish” phishing toolkit

Microsoft reports"Franken-Phish"

In their blog Microsoft reported a very curious phishing kit – TodayZoo. It was primarily active this year, in spring and summer. The peculiarity of this kit lies in its built. This weird toolkit consists of particles of code from different works. Franken-Phish used to disguise itself under Zoom, Microsoft and Xerox products. Microsoft reported it to the AWS (Amazon …

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