Phishing

Phishing attack impersonates IT staff to target VPN users

Phishing attack impersonates IT staff to target VPN users

A phishing email claims to send the recipient to a VPN configuration page for home access but instead leads them to a credential-stealing site, said Abnormal Security. Image: GrafVishenka, Getty Images/iStockPhotos Cybercriminals have been keen to exploit COVID-19 to create coronavirus-related malicious apps, phony websites, and phishing emails. As the pandemic has triggered a huge …

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COVID-19 emergence leads to 37% jump in mobile phishing attacks in 2020

COVID-19 emergence leads to 37% jump in mobile phishing attacks in 2020

A Lookout study found that organizations could lose millions through the growing number of unmitigated mobile phishing attacks. Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto Mobile phishing is on the rise according to a new study from cybersecurity company Lookout, which found a 37% increase in enterprise mobile phishing in the first quarter of 2020. The 2020 Mobile Phishing …

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Phishing campaign exploits Symantec URL Protection to cover its tracks

Phishing campaign exploits Symantec URL Protection to cover its tracks

The email also claims to have been scanned by Symantec email security, according to security provider Armorblox. Spammers and scammers typically try to obfuscate and legitimize their malicious content in an effort to better trick people. That’s especially true with phishing emails that attempt to hide the source of their deceptive landing pages and spoof …

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