Phishing

Look out! Outlook phishing form spammed out

Outlook users are targeted by phishing scam that poses as an account reconfiguration form.

Don’t make life easy for cybercriminals, and treat emails like this with suspicion.


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The President is finally taking charge? No, a Facebook phishing attack

Phishers are after your Facebook login details again, this time by spreading a link which purports to be a video of Barack Obama.


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HSBC phishers disguise attacks as Wimbledon tickets prize

Beware of emails claiming that you have won free tickets to the Wimbledon tennis tournament.

You could be about to be phished for your banking details!


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Phishers exploit Google Docs with Gmail de-activation alert

Phishers host their scam webpages on Google Docs in an attempt to steal Gmail credentials.


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Facebook phishing: Can you spot the difference?

Would you be able to tell a Facebook phishing page from the real thing? Why not try your luck as we examine a scam that has been circulating in the last 24 hours on the social network.


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A wave of PayPal phishing emails

Spam messages are being spammed around the world, pretending to come from PayPal but really designed to steal your credit card information.


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Phishers target South Africa’s BidorBuy auction website

It’s worth everybody remembering that phishing gangs and cybercriminals don’t just target users of multinational global brands such as eBay, PayPal and iTunes.


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Steam phishing targets video game players

Phishing emails target Steam video game players.

Will you be too trigger-happy next time you receive an email claiming to come from Steam?


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Elementary Gmail phishing

Cybercriminals are regularly presented as twisted geniuses by the popular media.. but sometimes they don’t have to be that sophisticated to successfully find a victim.


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The state of Facebook security

82% of users polled say Facebook is the riskiest social network.

But Facebook and Sophos can’t agree about how bad things are. What do you think?


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Phishing in a World of Warcraft

It’s not just your online banking and social networking accounts that are at risk from phishers.

Learn about the latest wave of phishing attacks against online gamers.


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PayPal phishing – has your account been temporarily limited?

A phishing scam targeting PayPal users has been widely spammed out.

Would you be likely to enter your personal information into the attached form?


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Chinese auction site sells thousands of stolen iTunes accounts

Hackers are selling access to stolen iTunes accounts on Chinese auction site Taobao.

Are you taking enough care with your iTunes and other online accounts?


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Randomly chosen to update your AOL information? Beware phishing attack

Get smart in 2011, and learn to be more suspicious of emails that may be asking you to hand over too much personal information.


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Miley Cyrus sex tape is bait for Facebook phishing

Would you be tricked into believing that you are about to see a Miley Cyrus sex tape?

If so, then you could just be the kind of person that Facebook phishers are looking for.


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Phishers exploit HMRC tax error refund in UK

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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