Twilio Falls Victim To Phishing Attack

Twilio employees' recklessness led to a data breach

Twilio, a tech giant from San Francisco, became a victim of a phishing scam, resulting in the exposure of consumers’ data. The exact incident took place on August 4 and is likely conducted through the use of SMS phishing. Twilio Data Breach Twilio, the provider of voice and SMS notification services for various purposes, turned… Continue reading Twilio Falls Victim To Phishing Attack

Cybersecurity Researchers Discovered a New Phishing Kit targeting PayPal Users

Akamai has identified a new phishing kit that is being installed on hacked WordPress sites and targets PayPal users. The malware tries to steal the personal information of the victims, and also asks to take a selfie with identity documents. Let me remind you that we also wrote that Iranian Spear-Phishing Operation Targets US And… Continue reading Cybersecurity Researchers Discovered a New Phishing Kit targeting PayPal Users

Phishers Can Bypass Multi-Factor Authentication with Microsoft Edge WebView2

An information security expert known as mr.d0x has developed a new attack technique that abuses Microsoft Edge WebView2 applications to steal authentication cookies. In theory, this allows bypassing multi-factor authentication when logging into stolen accounts. Read also: 10 Ways To Recognize and Avoid Phishing Scams. The new attack technique is called WebView2-Cookie-Stealer and consists of… Continue reading Phishers Can Bypass Multi-Factor Authentication with Microsoft Edge WebView2

Iranian Spear-Phishing Operation Targets US And Israeli High Executives

Iranian Spear-Phishing Operation Targets US And Israeli High Executives

In a wake of rising tensions between Israel and Iran, researchers from Check Point Research (CPR) discovered numerous attempts of spear phishing attacks from the supposedly Iranian Phosphorus APT group. Researchers also assume that the activity might have been conducted earlier, but so far they traced back it to at least December 2021. It is… Continue reading Iranian Spear-Phishing Operation Targets US And Israeli High Executives

Difference Between Phishing and Pharming

Pharming, Phishing, Phishing attack

Intruders try to keep up with the development in the digital world. The technology seeks to provide users with more effective resources, but the attackers in turn try to come up with even more sophisticated methods of cyberattacks. The two types of attack are Phishing and Pharming. Here we consider their characteristics and the difference… Continue reading Difference Between Phishing and Pharming

Smishing And Vishing: Differences To Know About Phishing Attacks

You can say it has become much easier for various criminals to get to their victims and target them with different schemes. And all because of the ubiquitous internet these days. You’ve probably heard the word ‘phishing‘. Today not only specialists from the cybersecurity field are actively talking about it but also ordinary users often… Continue reading Smishing And Vishing: Differences To Know About Phishing Attacks

Is It Safe to Use a Password Manager in 2022?

What’s the Idea Behind Password Managers? In the cybersecurity world, everyone knows that passwords are a real thing. It’s only in the movies hackers can effortlessly detour or hack passwords. In fact, a strong password really provides decent data protection. Since an average internet user nowadays has many accounts on different online services, remembering passwords… Continue reading Is It Safe to Use a Password Manager in 2022?

Difference Between Phishing and Spoofing: Review

What is a Phishing Attack? Phishing is a cyber-attack method that introduces malware to a computer via email. Intruders send users emails containing links under various pretexts. After clicking these links, the malware enters your computer. Thus, cyber criminals deceive the target to get as much data about the user as possible: his card numbers,… Continue reading Difference Between Phishing and Spoofing: Review

Spear Phishing VS Phishing

What is Phishing? Phishing is a type of cyber attack that uses social engineering. For example, cybercriminals can pretend to be a trusted person or organization and thus try to make the victim enter confidential data, such as logins and passwords, or install malware. Such attacks are divided into the “whaling” and “spear phishing” subtypes.… Continue reading Spear Phishing VS Phishing