We’re excited to announce our latest malicious detection data service, PhishBlocklist™. Powered by our newly launched “Angler” Phishing Detection System, PhishBlocklist is designed to provide the industry’s most advanced and effective source for active and emerging phishing URLs—including zero-hour threats that APWG, Phishtank, and other services haven’t detected.Details
Phishing is the fraudulent use of electronic communications to deceive users through spoofing, website forgery, redirectors or infected attachments.
2018 was a wild year for cybersecurity, ad tech, and the internet in general. In this blog, we explore the significant trends and security challenges that are likely to impact us in 2019 and beyond.
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.
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.
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.
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™ has been tracking a “You-Just-Won” gift card scam that continues spreading all over the Internet. This gift card scam prompts users to surrender credit card information in exchange for falsely promised winnings through numerous contests and lotteries unofficially tied to popular brand names like Apple, Wal-Mart and Best Buy.
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.
A new twitter spam campaign is making rounds, infecting users with rogue anti-virus malware. The spam mail attempts to convince the user that someone was trying to steal their Twitter account information, and to download a “secure module” to protect their account.
CoolerEmail is notifying customers of a new phishing scam used to steal login credentials. The web based email marketing program carries an impressive client list including Walmart, Toyota, Pepsi and dozens of other big name brands. Any phished credentials can be used to impersonate these companies in additional phishing or malicious emails.