Tagged: phishing

Scammers Using Asterisk VoIP Systems to Make Calls

Scammers Using Asterisk VoIP Systems to Make Calls

It seems like ‘vishing‘ (basically Phishing – but utilising VoIP call services) as it’s known is getting bigger, especially since the scammers have been using a flaw in Asterisk systems that allows them to...

Spammers Recover from McColo Shutdown – Spam Back To 91%

Spammers Recover from McColo Shutdown – Spam Back To 91%

You might remember back in November last year Spam ISP McColo was Cut Off From the Internet and there was a fairly drastic drop in spam e-mail traffic. Well it looks like the spammers...

Chinese Company Shares Huge Malware Database

Chinese Company Shares Huge Malware Database

We need more companies like this that acknowledge hoarding data isn’t doing anything for the greater good, to really stamp out the core problems you have to share the data you’ve correlated across the...

Twitter DM Phishing Scam

Twitter DM Phishing Scam

As Twitter gains momentum there are more and more attacks on it, it’s users and the most recent is a phishing scam via DM (Direct Message). It was uncovered recently that it was being...

Twitter Major Password Reset After Phishing Attack

Twitter Major Password Reset After Phishing Attack

Twitter has come under attack fairly frequently in recent months, which is not surprising considering the explosive growth of the platform and the sheer number of users it has. If you are a Twitter...

Two Thirds Of All Phishing Attacks Carried Out By Single Group

Two Thirds Of All Phishing Attacks Carried Out By Single Group

Now this is a pretty surprising figure, we all know Phishing has become a big issue in recent years especially for financial institutions, but it still amazes me two-thirds of all attacks can come...

Tabnapping Attack On The Increase

Tabnapping Attack On The Increase

This is an interesting new attack, I saw a live demo of it a while back here: Tabnabbing: A New Type of Phishing Attack. All you need to do is let the page load,...

Regional Trojan Threat Targeting Online Banks

Regional Trojan Threat Targeting Online Banks

Well it was inevitable really, I’ve noticed in the last couple of years Phishing e-mails have started to use targeted lists especially for banking sites and the next up of course is trojans developed...

Digital Underground Offering Cheap Botnets For Hire

Digital Underground Offering Cheap Botnets For Hire

Perhaps even the cyber-criminals are effected by the recent recession – botnets for hire are hitting rock-bottom rates starting at just $2. We reported back in April 2010 about the Texas Man Who Pleaded...

Targeted Phishing Attacks Carried Out On Gmail – Likely From China

Targeted Phishing Attacks Carried Out On Gmail – Likely From China

It was just about a week ago when we wrote about the technical flaw in Hotmail and the fact that the Hotmail Exploit Has Been Silently Stealing E-mail for some time. The latest news...

Russian Cyber-Crime Market Doubled In 2011

Russian Cyber-Crime Market Doubled In 2011

It’s been quite a while since we’ve posted any news about Russia, so here’s an article which in some ways is quite scary. The global cybercrime market is being dominated by Russian-speaking nations and...

Hackers Break Into White House Military Network

Hackers Break Into White House Military Network

It’s been a while, but hey I’m back! So here’s a news story that caught my eye today – it’s been a while since we’ve reported on a Spear Phishing attack, and guess what?...

ICANN Hacked Including Root DNS Systems

ICANN Hacked Including Root DNS Systems

So another hack has been exposed, this time on ICANN – which is pretty bad. They are the database of the Internet basically, including the root zone system which is the highest authority for...

sptoolkit Rebirth – Simple Phishing Toolkit

sptoolkit Rebirth – Simple Phishing Toolkit

The sptoolkit (rebirth) or Simple Phishing Toolkit project is an open source phishing education toolkit that aims to help in securing the mind as opposed to securing computers. Organizations spend billions of dollars annually...

Gophish – Open-Source Phishing Framework

Gophish – Open-Source Phishing Framework

Gophish is a phishing framework that makes the simulation of real-world phishing attacks very straight forwards. The idea behind gophish is simple – make industry-grade phishing training available to everyone. There are various other...

Phishing Frenzy – E-mail Phishing Framework

Phishing Frenzy – E-mail Phishing Framework

Phishing Frenzy is an Open Source Ruby on Rails e-mail phishing framework designed to help penetration testers manage multiple, complex phishing campaigns. The goal of the project is to streamline the phishing process while...

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