Cybercrime is a term that encompasses any criminal activity involving the use of digital technology or communication, such as the internet, computers, or smartphones. In most cases, these crimes are financially driven but attacks may also be politically or personally motivated. Cybercrime can include a wide range of activities, such as fraud, theft, cyberstalking, ransomware, malware distribution, and so many others.

Combating cybercrime is a highly complex and ever-evolving challenge due to the dynamic nature of the threat landscape. And understanding the threat landscape requires in-depth threat intelligence on the identity of cybercriminals, their preferred attack techniques, their motives, operational tactics, their areas of focus, and more.

2018 Apple ID Phishing Scam

Increase in Mobile Phishing Scams Targeting Apple ID Users

A trend forming among newly identified phishing URLs shows bad actors sending fraudulent emails informing Apple ID users of outdated Apple ID information or problems with billing. The emails and internal links attempt to deceive Apple ID users into “verifying” account information. When the user proceeds to log in, the form handing over access credentials to their accounts.