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Crooks sending fake Apple emails in order to unlock stolen iPhones

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 days ago

Thieves who are stealing iPhones have started to use a clever step to increase their profit margins.

DNC hackers using NATO cyber conference to find phishing targets, researchers say

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

According to Cisco's Talos research team, Fancy Bear was sending phishing emails to people looking to attend CyCon.

Cybercriminals hijacked a government server to send sophisticated malware to U.S. companies

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The technical findings connect a known advanced persistent threat group, codenamed FIN7 by U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye, to a sophisticated intrusion technique that was detected in a recent wave of spoofed emails that mimicked the SEC's domain.

Chinese providers fueling growth of DMARC email security standard

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

More than three-quarters of the world's 6.3 billion email inboxes are now secured against spammers and scammers using DMARC — compared to fewer than two-thirds two years ago — a growth fueled by by Chinese providers.

Banking-focused phishing scheme hits inboxes in wake of Equifax breach

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

It's no surprise that hackers are actively attempting to impersonate legitimate banking companies as they communicate with clients about suspicious account activity.

New Microsoft Word zero day used to spread 'lawful intercept' malware, analysts say

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

A well-funded spy group appears to have recently acquired a highly-sophisticated zero day vulnerability to deploy a remote access trojan, developed by infamous surveillance technology firm FinFisher, against a Russian-speaking "entity."

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