Omicron Phishing Scam Already Spotted in UK

Omicron COVID-19 variant anxiety inspires new phishing scam offering fake NHS tests to steal data. The global pandemic has provided cover for all sorts of phishing scams over the past…

It's a truly cruel scam. Here's the dramatic way Google is trying to stop it

The call comes. And your instinct is to react instantly. Screenshot by ZDNet We all think we’re invulnerable. Until life events — or callous cyberscamming sorts — prove otherwise. One…

Misconfigured Database Leaks Info on 150K E-commerce Buyers

Misconfigured Database Leaks Info on 150K E-commerce Buyers Security researchers have found a misconfigured cloud-hosted database leaking over 300,000 records, including sensitive personal information on e-commerce buyers. A team at Safety…

Omicron Phishing Campaign Hits User Inboxes

Omicron Phishing Campaign Hits User Inboxes Online fraudsters have reacted quickly to news of a potentially new severe COVID-19 variant, with a carefully crafted phishing email campaign, according to observers.…

Phishing Scam Targets Military Families

Phishing Scam Targets Military Families Threat researchers at Lookout are helping to take down a phishing campaign that has been targeting members of the United States military and their families.  The scammers…

‘Double-Extortion’ Ransomware Data Leaks Skyrocket 935%

Startling triple-digit growth is fueled by easy criminal access to corporate networks and RaaS tools, an analysis found. The ransomware business is booming, and feeble corporate security and a flourishing…

Unpatched Microsoft Exchange Servers abused in new phishing campaign

The noteworthy aspect of this phishing campaign is that the emails were sent as replies to previously sent messages, due to which these appeared legit. According to the IT security…

Researchers Flag 300K Banking Trojan Infections from Google Play in 4 Months

Attackers are honing Google Play dropper campaigns, overcoming app store restrictions. Overcoming Google Play app restrictions, attackers have successfully racked up more than 300,000 banking trojan installations over just the…

Remote access tools abused to spread malware and steal cryptocurrency

The new campaign also involves replacing cryptocurrency addresses shared via clipboard and setting up fake cryptocurrency websites. Trend Micro researchers have shared details of a new campaign distributing SpyAgent malware…

1,000 arrests made in online fraud crackdown, says Interpol

Police have arrested 1,003 individuals across 22 jurisdictions in the last few months as part of a Interpol-coordinated operation against online financial crimes, including the business email compromise (BEC) scams. …