Cloudflare has acquired Area 1 Security, an email anti-phishing firm, for $162 million. Cloudflare already made inroads into the email security domain and this purchase will boost those efforts.
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Google Drive can now display warning banners to alert users of potentially malicious files. The new resource is available to all Google Workspace, G Suite Basic, and Business users.
A bug in Microsoft Outlook is tricking people into believing that phishing emails are from genuine contacts by using the Cyrillic alphabet which has letters similar to those in the Latin alphabet.
The ability to configure Safe Links policies for Microsoft Teams is now available for organizations which use Microsoft Defender for Office 365. It is utilized to protect against phishing attacks.
Google has announced a bunch of privacy- and security-focused improvements for Chrome 92. It has also stated that phishing detection is now 50 times faster and drains lower battery than before.
After another Nobelium cyberattack, Microsoft has emphasized the need to differentiate between "espionage as usual" acts and crippling attacks like SolarWinds. It has encouraged cloud adoption too.
The spurt in email and web phishing attempts by imitating Microsoft is to capitalize on large numbers of employees working remotely because of the pandemic, many for the first time ever.
Google has announced a new experiment for Chrome 86 users. It says the move will help cut down on the incidents of phishing but it could lead to a boost in Google Search traffic too.
Twitter has revealed what information hackers were able to access during the breach earlier this week. The firm has also clarified the actions it will take going forward to regain users' trust.
The social media website has responded to last night's hack stating that the attack was socially engineered and targeted some Twitter employees with access to internal tools and systems.
Twitter accounts of prominent personalities and Bitcoin exchange companies were compromised earlier today. The hackers linked to a phishing website that siphoned off close to $25,000 already.
A new phishing attack serves fake Zoom account suspension emails, aiming to steal users' Office 365 credentials. The email spoofs the official Zoom domain and has reportedly targeted 50,000 users.
Microsoft has taken legal action against scammers who are attacking users left vulnerable by COVID-19. These scammers are using BEC attacks to steal personal information to access Office 365 accounts.
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A new phishing attack has been discovered that targets Teams users and redirects them to convincing Office 365 or Teams login screen. Up to 50,000 users have been reportedly targeted till now.
The study analyzed a data set of nearly nine million users across 18,000 organizations with over 20 million simulated phishing security tests. Learn about the findings in this free to download report.
A rather interesting proof of concept for a phishing attack, dubbed the 'inception bar' has been discovered by developer James Fisher, and has been demonstrated to work on Chrome mobile.
Google has announced that it will begin blocking any sign-in attempt from embedded browser frameworks from June as part of an effort to protect users from man-in-the-middle attacks.
Apple has apologized for the recent account hacks involving a small number of its users in China who fell victim to phishing scams, which stole an undisclosed amount of money using their Apple ID.
The encrypted e-mail service, ProtonMail, now lets users report e-mails that they believe to be phishing attempts. The feature should bolster ProtonMail's spam filters and protect more users.
More details regarding an ongoing sextortion scam have emerged, including reports that over $30,000 has been paid in ransom to the hackers by people who were scammed by this new form of ransomware.
Microsoft has released an extension for Google Chrome that protects your computer from malicious websites by essentially sending your browsing history to Microsoft for URL verification in real-time.
A new phishing scam pretending to be from Netflix has recently been discovered, telling recipients that their subscription has expired, and they have to "re-activate" to continue enjoying the service.
A new Android malware attack makes use of phishing, Trojan infection and data theft, all combined in a single scheme. At least 20,000 in Austria have already fallen to the banking scheme.
A test by cybersecurity firm NSS Labs shows that Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 is better at protecting against phishing than Google Chrome on Chrome OS and Mozilla's Firefox browser.
A vulnerability has been exposed in iOS, in hopes that Apple will fix the problem and protect its users. The phishing attack prompts with a very convincing iTunes Store sign-in dialog box.
The Internal Revenue Service of the United States has released a warning over an email scam that uses the name of the agency and FBI to discreetly download ransomware, locking the victim's files.
Sources have revealed that hackers are using emails that promise fake Game of Thrones spoilers to lure viewers into downloading malware which installs a remote access Trojan on their systems.
A new phishing campaign which utilizes spam emails was recently discovered by Microsoft. These will redirect to websites that will try to extort money from victims through fake tech support.
A new macOS malware program has so far evaded the detection protocols put in place by Apple by altering the operating system, and has now morphed to target your bank account, according to a report.
Google updated their Office competitors security features, which is mainly aimed at organisations and their admins. These are integrated with advanced machine learning to keep users safe.
Google has introduced improvements to its spam filters in Gmail. It will now take time to analyze emails that are suspected to be phishing users. It will also warn Android users of sketchy websites.
Google has made changes to Gmail's security systems to better protect users against phishing attempts. The new system offers warnings when clicking on suspicious links in an effort to keep you safe.
Using a combination of spear-phishing and a flaw in SS7, hackers were able to steal usernames and passwords from German bank users, manipulate SMS message delivery, and steal money from accounts.
A new scam is circulating, targeting folks via a link to a shared Google Docs file. Once clicked, the link brings you to a legitimate sign-in page, and asks for a fake app to access your emails.
Google and Facebook employees have been swindled out of $100M in total by a Lithuanian man posing as a Taiwanese manufacturer. The individual was charged by the Department of Justice last month.
A web application developer found that Chrome and Firefox are vulnerable to homograph attacks, where a party deceives another by using legitimate-looking URLs, which can lead to phishing scams.
A new phishing scam was seen targeting a US financial services provider, delivering an innocent-looking Word file. However, it contains malware that could leak sensitive data to cybercriminals.
Microsoft is warning everyone shopping online of a new phishing scam that appears to be a billing email. In reality, it contains an attachment that installs the Cerber ransomware.