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(as at Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:15:27 GMT)

Too smart to fall for a spear-phishing message? Think again
TechRepublic (Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:11:50 GMT)
Let's face it, phishing attacks—where cybercriminals disguise their malware-laced digital messages to give the appearance of official communiqués—are way more successful than anyone would like. Verizon's 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) ...

Facebook's new phishing scam pads URLs with hyphens
Techworm (Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:26:00 GMT)
Beware Facebook users who operate their accounts through mobile devices, as you could be targeted by cyber-criminals through a new phishing scam! Security researchers from PhishLabs have uncovered a new phishing trend that targets smartphone ...

Breach at's Cyber Essentials scheme exposes users to ...
The Register (Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:18:24 GMT)
Updated The operation behind the UK government's Cyber Essentials scheme has suffered a breach exposing the email addresses of registered consultancies, ...

Phishing campaign spoofs online auto brand, exposes stolen passwords
Naked Security (Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:05:37 GMT)
Falling for a phishing scam is bad enough. When the bad guys keep your stolen account on a site so riddled with security holes that anyone can peek through, it's like rubbing salt into the wound. Researchers from SophosLabs found just such a site when ...

IRS warning on new phishing emails - KVOA | | Tucson, Arizona
KVOA Tucson News (Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:17:00 GMT)
Phoenix - The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry today warned tax professionals to beware of phishing emails purporting to be from a tax software education provider and seeking extensive amounts of sensitive preparer data. The email's origin ...

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