Phishing is the fraudulent use of electronic communications to deceive users through spoofing, website forgery, redirectors or infected attachments.

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2018 Stripe Phishing Scam - Fraudulent Login Landing Page

2018 Phishing Campaign Against Stripe Payment Processing Users

Over the years, cybercriminals have deployed increasingly sophisticated scams to deceive users of payment processing systems—particularly small and medium sized business owners—into compromising their accounts by unknowingly divulging account credentials. Here’s an example of a recent phishing campaign from Fall 2018 targeting Stripe users.

Phishing Alert: Rejected Federal Tax Payment Scam

zveloLABS detected a suspicious-looking email purporting to come from the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) of the U.S. Treasury Department. This email is fraudulent and claims that “Your Federal Tax Payment ID has been rejected.” The payment rejection is falsely attributed to the use of an invalid identification number. Here is an example of the actual phishing email (see image 01), followed by some observations that should raise red flags about its validity.

zveloLABS® Identifies Sites with Work-at-Home Scams

zveloLABS® researchers recently identified numerous, fictitious 7 News websites promoting work-at-home jobs.  These bogus news sites unethically target stay-at-home moms, and falsely promise the discovery of a newfound money-making path in life.  Considering the natural appeal of making an honest buck, while being loving care providers at home, it’s certainly easy to understand how unsuspecting mothers could fall for such “recession busting” opportunities.