Tag Archives: phishing

What is Phishing?

Phishing is a serious threat to any industry. We have seen this topic appear in the news more each day. You might have already received a fraudulent email from what seemed to be your bank or even seen the hacking that took place during the 2016 US presidential election. But what do you know about phishing? More Info »

A Scam-Free Cyber Monday for Online Businesses

Every year we see an increase in website attacks during the holidays.  While business owners see their sales go up due to promotional Black Friday and Cyber Monday campaigns, hackers are in the background working nonstop to create malicious, fraudulent websites as well as take advantage of legitimate ones. Main Cyber Monday Threats Phishing Pages One More Info »

WordPress Database Upgrade Phishing Campaign

We have recently been notified of phishing emails that target WordPress users. The content informs site owners that their database requires an update and looks like this: The email’s appearance resembles that of a legitimate WordPress update message, however the content includes typos and uses an older messaging style. Another suspicious item in the content More Info »

Phishing Targeting Sucuri Customers

We are always on guard for phishing emails and websites that might try to compromise our customers or employees, so that we can be on top of the issue and warn as many people as possible. Targeted attacks are rare, yet it seems today is one of those rare days for us. Recently we discovered a new phishing More Info »

Bank Phishing Incident Analysis

Everyone has received a phishing scam via email at one point or another. Thanks to modern anti-spam technology, most of these messages are blocked from ever reaching our inboxes. I said most of them. Today I got one that was able to get through the bouncer: The subject (in Brazilian Portuguese and poorly crafted) translates More Info »

Ask Sucuri: Is My Website Hacked?

Having your website hacked can be a devastating experience for any website owner. Unfortunately, many website owners rarely know they are infected until days, if not weeks, after the compromise has occurred. Their notification comes in the form of a blacklist or some other alert, including notifications from their users. Neither is ideal. So how… More Info »