In the first quarter of 2014 spammers started imitating messages from mobile applications.
Phishers are again after Google account login details - this time they are trying pass themselves off as the nonexistent "Google+ All Domain Mail Team" and are urging users to participate in a "spam and fraudulent verification" survey: If they don't, the email threatens, they will be considered to be fraudulent users and their email account will be shut down.
Given that Microsoft has closed the Internet Explorer 0-day vulnerability that was exploited to compromise US-based defense and financial firms, the Sourcefire vulnerability research team has decided to share some more details about the exploit.
Customers of a number of US banks have recently been hit by Voice over IP phishing (vishing) attacks orchestrated by eastern European cyber crooks, warns John LaCour, founder and CEO of PhishLabs.
Phishing impacts thousands of companies each year, but it's not the only issue they face: malware attacks; physical attacks on company data by workers posing as service personnel; and attacks aimed specifically at mobile devices are on the rise, and are just a few examples of the many threat vectors.