Scam Of The Week: CEO Fraud bad guys are now bribing your users
Today saw the arrival of yet another interesting variant of the gift card phishing campaigns that have grown into a deluge over the past few months (see below). Today’s email demonstrates that bad guys are actively adapting and evolving their pitch. There are couple interesting things going in this new gift card phish: 1. The… (0 comment)

Reminder: That Padlock Doesn’t Mean It’s Secure
We’ve mentioned this before, but the misconception has surfaced again, and it’s worth mentioning again. Looking for the padlock as a sign of a secure legitimate website isn’t an accurate indication that a site is malware free. Recent research indicates that nearly half of all phishing sites display the padlock and a web address that… (0 comment)

Phishing Accounts for 50% of All Fraud Attacks [InfoGraphic]
According to the latest research from RSA, attacks intent on committing financial fraud most frequently begin with tried and true phishing. Financial fraud is a lucrative business for cybercriminals. Running the gambit from targeting banks directly to social engineering used to giving up online credentials or a credit card, there are a myriad of ways… (0 comment)

Spam Uses Default Passwords to Hack Routers
In case you needed yet another reason to change the default username and password on your wired or wireless Internet router: Phishers are sending out links that, when clicked, quietly alter the settings on vulnerable routers to harvest online banking credentials and other sensitive data from victims. Sunnyvale, Calif… (0 comment)