The 2018 Phishing Trends & Intelligence Report Now Available

Today we are excited to announce the release of PhishLab’s annual Phishing Trends and Intelligence (PTI) Report. This year’s report provides first-hand, in-depth data and analysis of the events and trends currently shaping the cybersecurity threat landscape. As with past PTI reports, the goal of the information within is to provide the context and perspective needed to understand why changes are happening and how to better defend against rising threats.
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Panic attack: Apple scams apply pressure

We take a look at some of the many vaguely threatening/panic-inducing attempts by Apple scams to phish potential victims. Featuring emails, texts, and...Edward Snowden?! Categories: Cybercrime Social engineering Tags: AppleApple ScamsApple Supportipoditunesphishphishingscam (Read more...) The post Panic attack: Apple scams apply pressure appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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Facebook phishers want you to “Connect with Facebook”

Facebook phishers link from bogus landing pages hosted on sites(dot)google(dot)com URLs. What do they want? Your data. Categories: Cybercrime Social engineering Tags: facebookFacebook phishersfakeGooglephishphishing (Read more...) The post Facebook phishers want you to “Connect with Facebook” appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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There’s a hole in my bucket: Bitcoin scams aim to exploit volatile market

The digital world of Bitcoin is ablaze with profit, speculation, and potential riches for all - unfortunately, scammers are in on the action and will stop at nothing to relieve the unwary of their digital fortunes. From the oldest tricks in the book to all new types of scams, it seems everyone is turning their attention to Bitcoin. What are the threats, and what can you do about it to stay safe? Categories: Cybercrime Social engineering Tags: bitcoinBitCoin Scambtc
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A Quarter of Phishing Attacks are Now Hosted on HTTPS Domains: Why?

The push for more widespread adoption of HTTPS has been in full-force this year as a way to increase the number of websites that securely transmit information on the Internet. In January, both Chrome and Firefox browsers began alerting users whenever sensitive information, such as passwords or credit card information, was entered on a non-HTTPS web page. In October, Google took this a step further by displaying a “Not Secure” label in the URL bar whenever a user enters any text...
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PayPal phish asks to verify transactions—don’t do it

We take a look at a batch of fake PayPal emails asking potential victims to visit a so-called resolution center to address unverified transactions. Categories: Cybercrime Social engineering Tags: emailfakemailPayPalphishphishingscam (Read more...) The post PayPal phish asks to verify transactions—don’t do it appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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