Home Tags Spearphishing

Tag: spearphishing

Phishing attempts directed at specific individuals or companies have been termed spear phishing. Attackers may gather personal information about their target to increase their probability of success. This technique is, by far, the most successful on the internet today, accounting for 91% of attacks.

BlackEnergy malware activity spiked in runup to Ukraine power grid takedown

But its role in the attack remains unclear Fresh research has shed new light on the devious and unprecedented cyber-attack against Ukraine's power grid in...

Cyber espionage gang Poseidon poses as Windows experts

Imagine this scenario: Men in dressed in sharp-looking suits show up and claim to know details of your business and the kinds of security...

Are Industrial Control Systems the Latest Weapon in Modern Warfare?

By Barry Mattacott, marketing director, Wick Hill Group Are industrial control and SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) systems the new frontier, not just...

Clever bank hack allowed crooks to make unlimited ATM withdrawals

(credit: Tax Credits) To appreciate how malware targeting banks and other financial institutions is adopting sophisticated techniques once reserved...