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Account Takeover Attacks Cause Chaos @ Twitter

<div> On Tuesday afternoon, dozens of high-profile Twitter accounts were hijacked to promote cryptocurrency scams. Threat actors took over the accounts of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Barack Obama, Jeff Bezos, and many others. Corporate Twitter accounts were also hijacked, including those belonging to cryptocurrency companies. What does this mean for enter
Publish At:2020-07-16 18:14 | Read:627 | Comments:0 | Tags:Account Takeover Social Media Monitoring Digital Risk Protec

Not us, YOU: vendor email compromise explained

Silent Starling, an online organized criminal group hailing from West Africa, seem to have reminded SMBs and enterprises alike the perils of business email compromise (BEC) scams once more. This time, they’ve advanced BEC into a more potent modality by widening the scope of its potential targets and methodically preparing for the attack from timing to
Publish At:2019-11-11 23:20 | Read:1392 | Comments:0 | Tags:Business account takeover ACID Agari Agari Cyber Intelligenc

Watch out for this latest LinkedIn phish that’s ‘sent’ by a friend

byPaul DucklinThese days, crooks aren’t just after your banking passwords or your credit card numbers.Hacked social media accounts have real value in the cyberunderground, because they provide crooks with a way to reach out convincingly to your friends and family.If a random stranger tells you to click a link, install an app, or download a file, you
Publish At:2019-10-15 17:45 | Read:1299 | Comments:0 | Tags:LinkedIn Phishing 2FA account takeover linkedin phishing

Health Insurance Hack, Firefox Bugs, Internet Satellite Hijacking, and more | TWIC - September 11, 2015

<img alt="TWIC_branding" src="http://info.phishlabs.com/hs-fs/hub/326665/file-1326531266-png/TWIC_branding.png" style="width: 225px;" width="225"> <p><em>Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).</em></p> <p></p> <ul&g
Publish At:2015-09-12 03:45 | Read:4068 | Comments:0 | Tags:Phishing PhishLabs Hacker Tools The Week in Cybercrime ATO A

Did FFIEC guidelines curb account takeover? Survey says…

<p>In a recent study conducted by <a href="http://www.ismgcorp.com/" style="font-size: inherit;">Info Security Media Group (ISMG)</a>, respondents indicated that, despite efforts to comply with updated authentication guidance set forth by the <a href="https://www.ffiec.gov/" style="font-size: inherit;">Federal Financial Institutions E
Publish At:2015-09-09 23:00 | Read:3448 | Comments:0 | Tags:Fraud ATO Account Takeover

Going Beyond FFIEC Guidance, Lizard Squad DDoS, Big Hack Blackmail, and more | TWIC - September 4, 2015

<img alt="TWIC_branding" src="http://info.phishlabs.com/hs-fs/hub/326665/file-1326531266-png/TWIC_branding.png" style="width: 225px;" width="225"> <p><em>Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).</em></p> <p></p> <ul&g
Publish At:2015-09-04 19:50 | Read:3880 | Comments:0 | Tags:Phishing Malware PhishLabs Hacker Tools The Week in Cybercri

DDoS Bank Attacks, Ashley Madison BEC Targeting, Dark Web Vulnerability, and more | TWIC - August 28, 2015

<img alt="TWIC_branding" src="http://info.phishlabs.com/hs-fs/hub/326665/file-1326531266-png/TWIC_branding.png" style="width: 225px;" width="225"> <p><em>Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).</em></p> <p></p> <ul&g
Publish At:2015-08-29 05:35 | Read:3495 | Comments:0 | Tags:Phishing PhishLabs DDoS Hacker Tools The Week in Cybercrime

Financially-Motivated Targeting, White Hat Ethics, 15,000 Chinese Arrests, and more | TWIC - August 21, 2015

<img alt="TWIC_branding" src="http://info.phishlabs.com/hs-fs/hub/326665/file-1326531266-png/TWIC_branding.png" style="width: 225px;" width="225"> <p><em>Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).</em></p> <p></p> <ul&g
Publish At:2015-08-21 21:40 | Read:3401 | Comments:0 | Tags:Phishing Malware PhishLabs DDoS Hacker Tools The Week in Cyb

Employee Targeting, Malicious ROM images, Darkhotel goes Global, and more | TWIC - August 7, 2015

<img alt="TWIC_branding" src="http://info.phishlabs.com/hs-fs/hub/326665/file-1326531266-png/TWIC_branding.png" style="width: 225px;" width="225"> <p><em>Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).</em></p> <p></p> <ul&g
Publish At:2015-08-15 07:05 | Read:3122 | Comments:0 | Tags:Phishing Malware PhishLabs Phish Kit Hacker Tools The Week i

Cloud Security, Malvertising on the Rise, Pentagon Hack, and more | TWIC - August 7, 2015

<img alt="TWIC_branding" src="http://info.phishlabs.com/hs-fs/hub/326665/file-1326531266-png/TWIC_branding.png" style="width: 225px;" width="225"> <p><em>Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).</em></p> <p></p> <ul&g
Publish At:2015-08-07 23:25 | Read:3663 | Comments:0 | Tags:Phishing Malware Hacker Tools The Week in Cybercrime Account

JP Morgan Arrests, Android Malware, Healthcare Threats, and more | TWIC - July 24, 2015

<img alt="TWIC_branding" src="http://info.phishlabs.com/hs-fs/hub/326665/file-1326531266-png/TWIC_branding.png" style="width: 225px;" width="225"> <p><em>Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).</em></p> <ul> <li><s
Publish At:2015-07-25 03:05 | Read:4076 | Comments:0 | Tags:Phishing Malware Hacker Tools The Week in Cybercrime Phone F

Flash Player Patches, Darkode Takedown, Disguised CryptoWalls, and more | TWIC - July 17, 2015

<img alt="TWIC_branding" src="http://info.phishlabs.com/hs-fs/hub/326665/file-1326531266-png/TWIC_branding.png" style="width: 225px;" width="225"> <p><em>Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).</em></p> <ul> <li><s
Publish At:2015-07-17 19:50 | Read:3948 | Comments:0 | Tags:Phishing DDoS Exploit Adobe The Week in Cybercrime Account T

Big data, big [illicit] business

<p>True to form, cybercriminals not only stole funds, personally identifiable information, credentials, bank account information , health records and more in 2014 but they also poached legitimate business tactics and strategies to bolster illicit operations. In a recent <a href="http://www.bankinfosecurity.com/interviews/dell-secureworks-i-2542" sty
Publish At:2015-01-09 18:20 | Read:4247 | Comments:1 | Tags:Fraud Account Takeover Cybercrime-as-a-Service

Protecting Against the Dyre Trojan: Don’t Bring a Knife to a Gunfight

Since its first appearance in June 2014, the Dyre Trojan has reportedly been used in a succession of phishing campaigns across the globe, including attacks against major brand names such as the Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America. An analysis of Dyre’s configuration file shows that the malware’s target list now i
Publish At:2014-12-08 17:40 | Read:5265 | Comments:0 | Tags:Banking & Financial Services Fraud Protection Malware accoun

New iOS Vulnerability, Postal Service Investigates Possible Breach, Microsoft Bug and more | TWIC - November 14, 2014

<img alt="TWIC_branding" src="http://info.phishlabs.com/hs-fs/hub/326665/file-1326531266-png/TWIC_branding.png" style="width: 225px;" width="225" /> <p><em>Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).</em></p> <ul> <li> &l
Publish At:2014-11-14 18:50 | Read:3191 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Vulnerability The Week in Cybercrime Account Takeove

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