Over the past several years, there’s been a significant increase in mobile phishing attacks—particularly targeting enterprises. In this blog, we cover 9 tips and strategies to improve your security against mobile phishing attacks.
Phishing attacks are typically initiated via email, text/SMS messages, or instant messages to deceive internet users and steal user data, including login credentials and credit card numbers.
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forming among newly identified phishing URLs shows bad actors sending fraudulent emails informing Apple ID users of outdated Apple ID information or problems with billing.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.
Prior to this blog post, zveloLABS published a phishing URL alert about fake Apple account verification websites. Now, zvelo’s team of engineers and researchers has unearthed a new phishing attack campaign using fraudulent Facebook log-in sites.
zveloLABS discovered a phishing website masquerading as an account verification page for Apple IDs, as depicted in the following screenshot and explained in this blog post.
I received an email seemingly from PayPal informing me that access to my account has been limited. It threw me off because I received this at my work email, which is not registered with PayPal. I immediately wondered if my account got hacked.
Yahoo! Marketing users are the target of a new phishing scam being detected today by zveloLABS™. Webmasters receive a very believable notification that their Yahoo Marketing account has expired with a link to login and presumably reactivate the account.