Phishing Five uncomfortable truths about phishing defence

It’s time to challenge conventional thinking about phishing defence and recognise that traditional approaches are not enabling us to better …

Threats Beware: Your newfound love on eHarmony could be a Nigerian hacker

A Nigerian fraud ring dubbed Scarlet Widow has been found creating fake profiles on popular dating sites to scam innocent …

Threats New spear-phishing attacks targeting senior executives at multiple firms

Security researchers have uncovered a spear-phishing campaign that involves hackers sending malicious emails to CEOs, CFOs, CTOs, and SVPs at …

Information security Top phishing scams to avoid in 2019

Corin Imai, Senior Security Advisor at DomainTools, discusses the phishing scams which will populate the threat landscape in 2019 and how …

Threats Fake beauty apps on Google Play Store enjoyed millions of downloads

Security researchers have discovered dozens of fake beauty apps on the Google Play Store that have no real functionality of …

Threats Fake profiles of popular YouTube personalities used in phishing campaign

Security researchers have unearthed a widespread phishing scam that involves the use of fake profiles of popular YouTube personalities to …

Threats Phishing campaign impersonating Netflix to steal customer data

Australian users of Netflix are being targeted with a new phishing campaign that involves the use of carefully-designed emails and …

Threats New BEC scam targeting HR departments to swindle salaries unearthed

The world woke up to the rising threat posed by BEC scams (Business Email Compromise) last year when the FBI …

Threats Grammar school’s email address used in phishing scam targeting parents

The official email address of the bursar of Newcastle's Royal Grammar School was used to send phishing emails to parents …

GDPR GDPR compliance, phishing emails top concerns for SMEs in 2019

Unresolved confusions about GDPR compliance and an avalanche of phishing emails, many of them masquerading as emails from CEOs and …

Threats Fake TV licence scam generated over 5,000 complaints since October

A new phishing scam that involves fraudsters offering fake TV licences to thousands of Brits and thereby tricking them into …

News Wellcome Trust lost sensitive data to two phishing attacks in 2018

Wellcome Trust, the UK's largest charity organisation with an investment portfolio exceeding £25 billion, suffered two successful phishing attacks this …