Posts Tagged ‘phishing attacks’

Data of Israeli Employees from 29 Logistics Firms Sold Online

The 50GB worth of data is currently being sold on two clear web forums with a price tag of 1 BTC per database. A group of hackers has posted a trove of approximately 50GB of data for sale on two online forums and a Telegram group. The data was posted on 26 and 27th November […]

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Email Defenses Under Siege: Phishing Attacks Dramatically Improve

About 1 in 5 phishing email messages reach workers’ inboxes, as attackers get better at dodging Microsoft’s platform defenses and defenders run into processing limitations. This week’s report that cyberattackers are laser-focused on crafting attacks specialized to bypass Microsoft’s default security showcases an alarming evolution in phishing tactics, security experts said this week. Threat actors are getting […]

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Phishing Attacks Skyrocket with Microsoft and Facebook as Most Abused Brands

Instances of phishing attacks leveraging the Microsoft brand increased 266 percent in Q1 compared to the year prior. The bloom is back on phishing attacks with criminals doubling down on fake messages abusing popular brands compared to the year prior. Microsoft, Facebook and French bank Cr├ędit Agricole are the top abused brands in attacks, according […]

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Analyzing Phishing attacks that use malicious PDFs

Cybersecurity researchers┬áZoziel Pinto Freire┬áanalyzed the use of weaponized PDFs in phishing attacks Every day everybody receives many phishing attacks with malicious docs or PDFs. I decided to take a look at one of these files. I did a static analysis and I went straight to the point to make this reading simple and fast. Here […]

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Microsoft blocked tens of billions of brute-force and phishing attacks in 2021

Office 365 and Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) customers were the targets of billions of brute-force and phishing attacks last year. Microsoft revealed that Office 365 and Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) customers were the targets of billions of phishing emails and brute force attacks last year. The IT giant added has blocked more than 25.6 billion Azure AD […]

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