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.
Greek computer geek George Chatzisofroniou has released a stable version of Wifiphisher, a tool aimed at automating phishing attacks against WPA networks in order to discover the password needed to access them.
As many organizations before it, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has been compromised after some of its employees fell for cleverly constructed spear-phishing emails sent by the attackers.
FireEye's researchers have identified yet another hacking group.
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