Archive for the ‘phishing attack’ Category

Unpatched Flaw in UC Browser Apps Could Let Hackers Launch Phishing Attacks

May 8th, 2019
A bug hunter has discovered and publicly disclosed details of an unpatched browser address bar spoofing vulnerability that affects popular Chinese UC Browser and UC Browser Mini apps for Android. Developed by Alibaba-owned UCWeb, UC Browser is one of the most popular mobile browsers, specifically in China and India, with a massive user base of more than half a billion users worldwide.

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BEWARE – New ‘Creative’ Phishing Attack You Really Should Pay Attention To

March 11th, 2019
A cybersecurity researcher who last month warned of a creative phishing campaign has now shared details of a new but similar attack campaign with The Hacker News that has specifically been designed to target mobile users. Just like the previous campaign, the new phishing attack is also based on the idea that a malicious web page could mimic look and feel of the browser window to trick even the

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Someone Hijacks A Popular Chrome Extension to Push Malware

July 31st, 2017

Phishers have recently hacked an extension for Google Chrome after compromising the Chrome Web Store account of German developer team a9t9 software and abused to distribute spam messages to unsuspecting users.

Dubbed Copyfish, the extension allows users to extract text from images, PDF documents and video, and has more than 37,500 users.

Unfortunately, the Chrome extension of Copyfish has

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Energy, Nuclear Targeted with Template Injection Attacks

July 10th, 2017

Adversaries are using the SMB communications channel to launch template injection attacks against the energy sector, including nuclear facilities.

Posted in Cisco Talos, critical infrastructure, Critical infrastructure attacks, docx, GitHub, Phishery, phishing attack, Relationship ID, Server Message Block, SMB server, URL injector, WebDAV, Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation | Comments (0)

Russian Hackers Made ‘Tainted Leaks’ a Thing — Phishing to Propaganda

May 29th, 2017

We came across so many revelations of sensitive government and corporate data on the Internet these days, but what’s the accuracy of that information leaked by unknown actors?

Security researchers have discovered new evidence of one such sophisticated global espionage and disinformation campaign with suspected ties to the Russian government that’s been aimed to discredit enemies of the state.

Posted in Cyber Attack, data breach, google amp, hacking news, phishing attack, Russian hackers, Tainted Leaks | Comments (0)

This Phishing Attack is Almost Impossible to Detect On Chrome, Firefox and Opera

April 17th, 2017

A Chinese infosec researcher has reported about an “almost impossible to detect” phishing attack that can be used to trick even the most careful users on the Internet.

He warned, hackers can use a known vulnerability in the Chrome, Firefox and Opera web browsers to display their fake domain names as the websites of legitimate services, like Apple, Google, or Amazon to steal login or financial

Posted in Chrome vulnerability, Firefox vulnerability, Google Chrome, hacking news, phishing attack, punycode encoder, punycode phishing attack, unicode characters, unicode encoding | Comments (0)