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The number of phishing attacks reach a record rate in 2017, but the majority of the phishing sites remain active for just four- to eight hours.
Criminals are replacing phishing websites every few hours in order to avoid detection - thus allowing them to scam more victims out of personal data
Security threats vary by the day of the week, with more malicious software detected on Mondays.
A little while back we were investigating the malicious activities of the Freakyshelly targeted attack and came across spear phishing emails that had some interesting documents attached to them.

They were in OLE2 format and contained no macros, exploits or any other active content.
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Popular email platforms like Gmail are prime phishing targets. Admins can adopt these steps to keep attackers at bay.
A new variant of the banking trojan Dridex is part of a sophisticated phishing attack targeting users of the cloud-based accounting firm Xero.
Emails claiming to be from the Student Loan Company are trying to steal personal data and banking information from new and returning students
Phishing, watering holes and malware are being used to steal credentials which could be used to tamper with energy supplies.
Don't click on that email! Find everything you need to know in this phishing guide including how to protect yourself from one of the most common forms of cyber attack.
A treasure trove of PII from social networks and the public Internet is there for the taking.
A new threat uses internal accounts to spread phishing attacks, making fraudulent emails even harder to detect.