Tag Archives: Phishing Attack

Scammers are creating Netflix lookalikes to target people staying at home, study finds

by Dalvin Brown, USA Today

Scammers are focusing more attention on people looking to stream content from Netflix during what has quickly become the stay-at-home era.

Researchers at the cybersecurity security firm Check Point recently released a study noting a substantial rise in the number of cyberattacks performed by websites posing as the streaming giant in the wake of the ongoing coronavirus crisis. 

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Dangerous New Gmail Phishing Attack Gaining Steam

by Jai Vijayan, Dark Reading

None of the usual browser indicators of fraudulent websites are present in this method of phishing

One of the best ways to tell if a website that is asking for your username and password is genuine or not is to look at the address bar in your browser that points to the site’s true origin. But sometimes that simple precaution isn’t enough.

A case in point is a dangerous phishing technique targeting Gmail users that first surfaced about one year ago but has begun gaining steam in recent weeks. Continue reading Dangerous New Gmail Phishing Attack Gaining Steam