Tag Archives: phishing

YouTube Account Recovery Phishing

Phishing attacks against targeted channels have been successful in the past, as explained last year on ZDNet. Recently, our Remediation team found an interesting phishing page following a similar pattern that was targeting YouTube creators. Phishing Behavior The phishing campaign, which was initially discovered on a compromised WordPress website, is made up of two pages More Info »

Top 10 Hacks & Attacks from 2019

Last year was a busy one in the world of website security. Our 2019 Threat Research Report shows that over 60% of websites we cleaned had a vulnerability at the point of infection, up 4% over 2018. SEO spam remained a universal threat, while backdoors allowed hackers to reinfect sites recovering from an initial attack. More Info »

Multi-Step Phishing Kit Targeting Credit Union

Phishing attacks can come in all shapes and sizes. Posing a serious threat to industries large and small, phishing campaigns are the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive personal information or login details to gain unauthorized access to accounts to make fraudulent purchases. These malicious attempts to lure victims are often done by masquerading as a More Info »

3-D Secure SMS-OTP Phishing

One of our remediation analysts Eli Trevino recently discovered a phishing page informing victims about fake Netflix service disruptions, supposedly due to problems with the victim’s payment method. The phishing page prompts victims to provide their payment details to prevent account lockout: What’s interesting about this phishing page is that it selectively targets victims within More Info »

Hacked Website Threat Report – 2019

The threat landscape for website owners is constantly shifting on a regular basis — and it’s becoming increasingly more complex. As attackers continue to develop tools and find new vulnerabilities to massively exploit, our team works diligently around the clock to identify, analyze, and protect website owners from compromise. Education is key to protecting yourself More Info »

Why Hackers Create Phishing Campaigns

Phishing is a malicious attempt to obtain personally identifiable information of a victim. The first thing to keep in mind about phishing is the goal of the attackers. In the first post of this series, we have explained how to recognize a phishing campaign. Today, we will focus on the objectives behind phishing attacks. Why More Info »