28.8 percent of phishing attacks last year aimed to steal financial data from consumers, according to a new report by Kaspersky Lab.
PayPal-themed phishing campaigns are nothing new, but they are more and more legitimate-looking as time goes by.
It didn't take long for scammers to attempt to take advantage of the Anthem data breach, as phishing messages impersonating credit monitoring services supposedly offered for free by Anthem have been spotted as early as last Friday.
A hacker has discovered a universal Cross Site Scripting (XSS) flaw that affects Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 and 8.1, and which could allow attackers to execute extremely convincing phishing attacks against Internet users.
According to the results of a study performed by researchers from the University at Buffalo, “information-rich” emails that alter the recipients’ cognitive processes are mostly to blame for the success of phishing scams.
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