The most sophisticated technology in the world is not enough to combat phishing scams. which aren’t designed to break through firewalls or circumvent email gateways or endpoint security.
The 2020 presidential election is being targeted by typosquatting, but most of the activity has been focused on stealing personal information rather than trying to sway the vote.
Research by IRONSCALES reveals that over 50,000 fake login pages targeted major brands across the world. PayPal, Microsoft, and Facebook topped the list.
New vishing trend is thought to be responsible for the successful breaches of Twitter and several other high-profile targets in recent months.
With the prevalence of phishing and watering hole attacks, companies in Singapore are advised to adopt AI learning models in their cyber defense to keep up with malicious codes.
Google says it blocks 18 million daily malware and phishing emails related to COVID-19 plus another 240 million daily spam messages related to the coronavirus pandemic.
Scammers have taken to social media networks as their favorite spot for phishing attacks as there are billions of registered users with a vast majority of them practicing little to no account security.
Spammers are stepping up their game in the phishing ecosystem with premade tools such as phishing templates, infrastructure and tutorials made widely available on underground forums.
Phishing scam perpetrated by attackers posing as vendors cheated the school district of approximately $2.3 million before the business compromise scheme was discovered about a month later.
A new phishing attack started to surface where hackers leverage on Microsoft OAuth apps to steal user credentials from SharePoint and OneDrive users using official Office 365 login page.