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Breach at UK.gov’s Cyber Essentials scheme exposes users to phishing attacks

How does that rank on the Morissette Scale? The operation behind the UK government's Cyber Essentials scheme has suffered a breach exposing the email addresses of registered consultancies, it told them today.…

Login-stealing phishing sites conceal their evil with lots of hyphens in...

Compromised domains target Android users with fake login pages for cloud services.

Nigerian phishing: Industrial companies under attack

In late 2016, the Kaspersky Lab Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team reported on phishing attacks that were primarily targeting industrial companies from the metallurgy, electric power, construction, engineering and other sectors.

As further research demonstrated, this was just part of a bigger story that began much earlier and is unlikely to end any time soon.

PhishMe Takes Home SC Europe Awards 2017

PhishMe Simulator and PhishMe Reporter RecognisedLONDON, UK – 13th June 2017 – PhishMereg; Inc., the leader in human phishing defence solutions, is pleased to announce that PhishMe Simulatortrade; and PhishMe Reporterreg; were recognised by a panel representing the audience of SC Media, as the winning solutions in the Best Professional Training or Certification Programme category at the 2017 SC Awards Europe.

The announcement was made Tuesday, 6th June at the awards presentation held at Old... Source: RealWire

The Rising Tide of Crimeware-as-a-Service

Malware, botnets, phishing and backdoors are all offered on the cheap as subscription.

These days even crime is in the cloud.

FIN7 Hitting Restaurants with Fileless Malware

A campaign attributed to the FIN7 attackers targets restaurants with phishing emails and infected RTF Word documents that carry out fileless malware attacks.

Two Tickets as Bait

Over the previous weekend, social networks were hit with a wave of posts that falsely claimed that major airlines were giving away tickets for free. Users from all over the world became involved in this: they published posts that mentioned Emirates, Air France, Aeroflot, S7 Airline, Eva Air, Turkish Airlines, Air Asia, Air India, and other companies.

Threatpost News Wrap, June 9, 2017

How EternalBlue was ported to Windows 10, a Facebook phishing study, QakBot, and this week's Apple security announcements are all discussed.

Why Phishing Season Lasts All Year for Top US Retailers

No major brand is immune from cyber squatters; the more popular the company, the more look-alike domains phishers register as bait. Here are some techniques to watch out for.

Curiosity Kills Security When it Comes to Phishing

The results of an academic experiment reveal that recipients of Facebook messages are much more likely to click on suspicious links.

Leaked NSA report says Russians tried to hack state election officials

Alleged source of leak arrested by FBI after Intercept provided copy to NSA.

Proposed ‘Hack Back’ Bill Would Help Companies Hunt Down Hackers

DAILY VIDEO: A proposed "hack back" bill is still in the works, but remains contentious; Google adds new anti-phishing features to Gmail for enterprise users; IBM and Cisco will integrate threat intelligence to improve cyber-security; and there's more.