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Snapchat Phishing Scam: 55,000 users Compromised

More than 55,000 Snapchat users had their login details exposed online thanks to a clever phishing scam. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Sun Read More »

IRONSCALES Secures $6.5 Million to Automate Email Phishing

Funding led by K1 Investment Management as global demand soars for its machine learning technologies to solve the complex technological, operational and human challenges of phishing attacks.  IRONSCALES, the world’s first automated phishing prevention, detection and response provider, today announced that it has secured a $6.5 million Series A, led by K1 Investment Management, LLC, with participation from existing investor RDC. On ... Read More »

Russian Hackers Stealing UK Air Miles

Russian Hackers are allegedly exploiting UK residents’ air miles, and through phishing scams and hacked accounts, are stealing them to pay for luxury holidays. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: IBTimes Read More »

New Phishing Attack Combines Phishing, Malware and Data Theft

The latest evolution of the Marcher Malware combines phishing, malware and data theft, to ensure attackers have all they need to steal victims’ banking details, researchers warn. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: ZDNet Read More »

Funeral Home Hacked, used to Run Online Scams

A Louisiana Funeral Home has fallen victim to hackers, who have been emailing customers asking for money. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer Read More »

Has Domino’s been Hacked? Customers believe so…

Customers of Domino’s pizza in Australia have complained that their personal data has been leaked, after receiving personalized phishing emails- knowing their first name, and where they live. Domino’s says their systems have not been compromised. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Read More »

New Phishing Email Impersonates ‘Secure Messages’ from Banks

A new phishing campaign is being used by cyber criminals; the campaign impersonates secure messages from banks, and secretly delivers malware. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: IB Times Read More »

1.385 MILLION New Phishing Sites created Monthly!

An average 46,000 phishing sites are created each week; that’s 1.385 million per month. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Help Net Security Read More »

Phishing tops list of most prevalent security threats facing organisations globally

Results of SANS Institute 2017 Threat Landscape survey paints users and endpoints as primary targets, and part of the solution Security professionals rated phishing (72%), spyware (50%) and ransomware (49%) as top threats  37% of security professionals indicated that calls to the help desk enabled them to discover their most impactful threats   According to results of a new survey ... Read More »

Amber Rudd falls for hoax email prankster who also fooled Trump administration officials

The email hoaxer who previously duped Trump administration officials, as well as the governor of Bank of England, has tricked yet another high profile individual into engaging in an email exchange. UK home secretary Amber Rudd is reportedly the latest victim of the email prankster who goes by the pseudonym Sinon Reborn. The prankster reportedly posed as a senior Downing ... Read More »