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Amazon-Themed Phishing Campaigns Swim Past Security Checks

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Watch out for these subject lines in email phishing attacks

Campaigns exploiting COVID-19 remained popular last quarter, but cybercriminals also relied on tried and true subjects, says KnowBe4. Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto Email phishing attacks work by spoofing or referencing well-known topics that the attackers hope will arouse fear or concern or interest on the part of the recipients. These types . . . Read more

Check Point helps Zoom resolve “Vanity URL” security problem

The loophole gave cybercriminals an opening through specialized Zoom URL links. IMAGE: iStock/fizkes Massively popular video conferencing platform Zoom has worked with cybersecurity company Check Point to resolve a glaring security issue centered on vanity URLs. More about cybersecurity When told about the exploit by Check Point researchers, officials with . . . Read more

Threat Actors Introduce Unique ‘Newbie’ Hacker Forum

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Advanced StrongPity Hackers Target Syria and Turkey with Retooled Spyware

Cybersecurity researchers today uncovered new details of watering hole attacks against the Kurdish community in Syria and Turkey for surveillance and intelligence exfiltration purposes. The advanced persistent threat behind the operation, called StrongPity, has retooled with new tactics to control compromised machines, cybersecurity firm Bitdefender said in a report shared . . . Read more