Tags social engineering attack

Email scammers stole more than $150K from defense contractors and a university, FBI says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Scammers were able to obtain fraudulent lines of credit to buy expensive technical equipment in the organizations’ names, the FBI said last week in an industry advisory obtained by CyberScoop.

U.S. busts Romanian cybercrime ring that phished Americans, laundered millions of dollars

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The scheme involved an elaborate amount of social-engineering with a dose of phishing.

How AI is being leveraged for social engineering attacks

by CyberScoop Staff • 1 year ago

ZeroFox's Phil Tully talks with Greg Otto on ways that artificial intelligence can read various social media channels in order to craft highly personalized phishing attacks.

After social engineering hack, judge rules 'very poor' contract won't save hosting company

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

After allowing social engineering hackers to damage a customer, an American web hosting service's broad contracts are not going to protect them from the resulting lawsuit, according to a new ruling from a federal judge.

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