Scammed Football Fans Pay Ten Times the Price for Fraudulent 2018 FIFA World Cup Tickets

Kaspersky Lab experts have identified phishing emails from fraudsters offering users the chance to snap up much sought after ‘guest’ tickets to the 2018 FIFA World Cup – but at a higher price than fans bargained for. Some tickets are…

Fake Facebook sites account for 60% of social network phishing in early 2018

Fake Facebook sites account for 60% of social network phishing in early 2018 In the first quarter of 2018, Kaspersky Lab’s anti-phishing technologies prevented more than 3.7 million attempts to visit fraudulent social network pages, of which 60% were fake…

Trend Micro Unveils Industry’s First AI-Powered Writing Style Analysis to Halt Email Fraud Innovative new capability helps detect BEC attacks that impersonate execs

Trend Micro Unveils Industry’s First AI-Powered Writing Style Analysis to Halt Email Fraud Innovative new capability helps detect BEC attacks that impersonate execs SINGAPORE – Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced a new capability designed…

Sophos Introduces Phish Threat Attack Simulation and Training Solution with New Analytics and Multi-Language Support

Sophos Introduces Phish Threat Attack Simulation and Training Solution with New Analytics and Multi-Language Support Makes email awareness training easier to integrate into a comprehensive security strategy  Delivers improved return on investment and risk metrics with centralised reporting and analytics…

ESET on Singapore Universities Phishing Incident

By Nick FitzGerald, Senior Research Fellow, ESET This was a global campaign targeting universities around the world as educational institutions hold intellectual property (IP) that is attractive to cyberattackers. Depending on the motivations of the attackers, this IP may be sold…

Shop Online Securely (SOS) this Lunar New Year with Security Tips from Kaspersky Lab

Shop Online Securely (SOS) this Lunar New Year with Security Tips from Kaspersky Lab There Will Be No Red Packets/Ang Pows for Cybercriminals This Festive Season with These Tips Every festive season turns into a shopping frenzy, and the action…

The start of 2017 witnessed a 5,000-fold decrease in the world’s largest spam botnet mailings

The start of 2017 witnessed a 5,000-fold decrease in the world’s largest spam botnet mailings Amid a sharp drop in the number of malicious mass mailings, spam actors are learning new ways to bypass spam filters to succeed in their…

Retarus E-Mail Security now includes E-mail Live Search and optimized Phishing Protection

Retarus E-Mail Security now includes E-mail Live Search and optimized Phishing Protection“Protect”, “Detect” and “Respond”: More powerful protection from identity theft and substantially less strain on support staff in the analysis of security incidents Singapore, May 31st, 2017 – Global information…

PHISHFUL OF DOLLARS: BEC REMAINS TOP OF THE CHARTS

PHISHFUL OF DOLLARS: BEC REMAINS TOP OF THE CHARTS Business email compromise (BEC) is not going away. Since we initially wrote about BEC back in April 2016, we have continued to report on threat actors using tried and trusted BEC techniques…

Sextortion in the Far East: Blackmail Goes Mobile

Today, personal communication is greatly enabled and enhanced by various messaging apps that provide text messaging, voice calls, photo sharing, and even video chat. These apps are often found in smartphones —devices that have all the features of a desktop computer, plus Wi-Fi, cellular, GPS,…