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August 19, 2020,
[Graham Cluley] Warn your staff about phone spear phishing attacks, as reports rise

Andy Greenberg at Wired has published an interesting article, describing how there have been a spate of “phone…

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August 19, 2020,
[The CyberWire] Vishing rising. FritzFrog mines Monero (for now). GoldenSpy update. US Senate committee releases final volume of Russia report.

The vishing caper (also called "voice phishing," or "phone spearphishing") that enabled takeover of more than a hundred…

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August 18, 2020,
[WIRED] The Attack That Broke Twitter Is Hitting Dozens of Companies

“Phone spear phishing” attacks have been on the rise since a bitcoin scam took over the social media…

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August 13, 2020,
[SC Magazine] SANS Institute breach proves anyone can fall victim to a ‘consent phishing’ scam

The SANS Institute is attributing a data breach that exposed roughly 28,000 records containing personally identifiable information to…

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August 10, 2020,
[IT Toolbox] 3 Steps to Secure Digital Platforms Before They Get Hacked

The rise of remote work and increased adoption of digital platforms has significantly raised risks of digital threats.…

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August 10, 2020,
[IT World Canada] ITWC Morning Briefing, August 10, 2020 – Experts weigh in on Reddit hack

By compromising moderator accounts, hackers were able to post Make America Great Again campaign banners and other pro-Trump…

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August 9, 2020,
[SiliconANGLE] Reddit hacked and defaced with pro-Trump messages in English and Chinese

Reddit Inc. is the latest company to be hacked, with some 70 groups on the site defaced with…

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July 30, 2020,
[PCMag] The Election Meddling Is Coming From Inside the (White) House

Early on Thursday morning, President Donald Trump questioned on Twitter whether the US should delay the presidential election…

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July 30, 2020,
[The Daily Swig] DIY phishing kits dissected: Organizations urged to tackle the underground ecosystem that democratized cybercrime

Organizations must understand the tools used by cyber-scammers if they’re to tackle the growing phishing threat, according to…

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July 28, 2020,
[Bank Info Security] Anatomy of a Breach: Criminal Data Brokers Hit Dave

The hack of mobile banking startup Dave appears to be just the latest in a long line of…

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July 27, 2020,
[SiliconANGLE] 7.5M customer records stolen from Dave found on the dark web

Customer details of some 7.5 million users of financial service Dave Inc. have been found on the dark…

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July 27, 2020,
[Dark Reading] ShinyHunters Offers Stolen Data on Dark Web

Dave.com, a mobile banking company, announced on Friday that a hacker had exfiltrated data on more than 7.5…

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