Apple users are once again targeted with phishing emails, warns Bitdefender, and the latest variant of the scheme is impersonating Apple Support claiming that their account has been "limited." The text of the email will likely raise suspicion with a lot of users, but unfortunately there are always those that will miss the double greeting, the unconventional capitalization of words, the purposeful push to make users act immediately, without thinking ("This link will expire three hours after this email was sent").
Phishers are once again targeting Bank of America customers, warns Malwarebytes' Chris Boyd.
Rocket Kitten, the APT group of attackers that have been delivering spear-phishing emails with the Ghole malware to Israeli and European institutions late last year, have lately been spotted mounting a new operation.
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.
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