Tag Archives: phishing

Phishers Abuse Hosting Temporary URLs

Recently we told you how hackers use alternative domain names provided by web hosts to make their URLs look less suspicious. This time we’ll show a similar trick used by phishers. Phishing web pages get blacklisted very fast. That’s why hackers need to purchase many domains or compromise many websites so that they can point… More Info »

Phishing for Anonymous Alligators

Everyone has encountered phishing at some point – fake emails and web pages designed to look legitimate. This tactic is becoming more popular as attackers are learning how to produce new and convincing phishing lures. You might receive spam emails claiming to have some important document for you. Some of them have malicious attachments andRead More Info »

How Social Media Blacklisting Happens

In today’s world, we are all browsing websites online and sharing content on a multitude of social media platforms every day. Worldwide social media users exceeded 2 billion back in August 2014, with an adoption rate unlike anything we have seen in history. Social media continues to grow around the world, with active user accountsRead More Info »

Website Malware Removal: Phishing

As we continue on our Malware Removal series we turn our attention to the increasing threat of Phishing infections. Just like a fisherman casts and reels with his fishing rod, a “phisher-man” will try their luck baiting users with fake pages, often in the form of login pages. These copied website pages are cast into More Info »

Was the FIFA Website Hacked?

As many know, our company has deep Brazilian roots, as such we have no choice but to enamored with the upcoming World Cup. Yes, the World Cup is coming, soccer news is everywhere and like most things, websites are being used to disseminate the news. The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is perhaps one More Info »