Typosquatting is an effective means to trick users into believing they have landed on the legitimate site they wanted to visit, so it's no wonder that it's often used by phishers The latest phishing campaign employing this tactic has been spotted targeting players of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), a popular online tactical first-person shooter that can be played via Steam, the gaming platform developed by Valve Corporation.
Security researchers working at OpenDNS' Security Labs have developed NLPRank, a new system that helps detect - quickly and relatively accurately - phishing and malware-download sites set up by APT threat actors.
A clever phishing scheme has been spotted targeting users who have had their iPad or iPhone stolen, leading researchers to believe that it has been set up by a criminal group that offers thieves the service of finding out the information necessary to unlock the stolen devices.
A fake website simulating that of popular Internet video streaming Netflix has been set up to harvest European users' personal and payment card information, warns Malwarebytes' Jovi Umawing.
Offers for an app that can purportedly show you how you will look in 20 years have been recently popping up in Facebook users' newsfeed and on their walls, occasionally even as an ad, luring them to a phishing page set up to harvest their Facebook login credentials.
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