Secure Mentem released the Human Incident Response Service to specifically address the issue of exploiting human vulnerabilities.
Help desks are most commonly asked to assist users in addressing common IT problems including password resets and application and connectivity issues.
Pinterest users beware: an email purportedly coming from the popular pinboard-style photo-sharing website and notifying you of a successful password reset is fake: If you click on the offered button that will ostensibly show you the new password, you will be taken through a series of redirections and will finally land on a compromised website hosting the Blackhole exploit kit.
Blizzard Entertainment has acknowledged that the notification email that has been hitting users' inboxes and has been purportedly sent by the company is, in fact, a phishing attempt.
Hijacked Facebook Fan Pages are a great asset to online spammers and scammers, so it's no wonder that at any given time there are a number of active phishing campaigns aimed at their administrators.