A report in the Wall Street Journal on October 26th described incidences of election officials within the U.S. at the local level being sent suspicious emails which appear to be purposefully targeting them due to their position within their states.
On Sunday August 30th, 2020 CenturyLink suffered a major outage which affected numerous internet companies including Amazon, Twitter, Microsoft via Xbox Live, EA, Blizzard, Steam, Discord, Reddit, Hulu, NameCheap, OpenDNS, and many others.
The developers behind the Google Chrome browser have announced in a blog post that they will begin testing a new way to help defend against the increasing threat of phishing attacks.
In an effort to inform and defend customers, LastPass warned that there had been reports of a Phishing email that was being sent to users using the LastPass platform.
A new post by the Microsoft security team warns about a new type of phishing attack vector targeting users. Consent Phishing, as they refer to it as, targets users by asking for an egregious amount of permissions from Single-Sign-On applications.
Instagram users should be on the lookout for fake copyright notices that have emerged as a new way to try and phish people into handing over the credentials of their accounts.
European users of Office 365 have been targeted with phishing emails sent from seemingly legitimate sources using hijacked Samsung's Adobe Campaign marketing redirect mechanismÂ to send missed voicemail emailsÂ appearing to come from Oxford.
A new phishing campaign has been targeting people with a fake email claiming to vote anonymously about Black Lives Matter while it actually spreads the TrickBot information-stealing malware.