phishing

Hacking

Venezuela’s Government Appears To Be Trying to Hack Activists With Phishing Pages

Security researchers and activists exposed a brazen attempt to steal Venezuelan usernames and passwords for popular email and social media websites such as Gmail, Facebook, Microsoft Live, and Twitter.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.15.19
Apple

How Hackers and Scammers Break into iCloud-Locked iPhones

In a novel melding of physical and cybercrime, hackers, thieves, and even independent repair companies are finding ways to "unlock iCloud" from iPhones.
Joseph Cox
Jason Koebler
2.6.19
Hacking

Google Made a Quiz to See if You Can Identify Phishing Emails

Alphabet’s Jigsaw has a new quiz to test your ability to distinguish phishing emails from regular, benevolent ones.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.22.19
cybersecurity

How Hackers Bypass Gmail 2FA at Scale

A new Amnesty International report goes into some of the technical details around how hackers can automatically phish two-factor authentication tokens sent to phones.
Joseph Cox
12.19.18
cybersecurity

Watch Android Malware Automatically Steal 1,000 Euros From a PayPal Account in Seconds

A new banking malware for Android phones allows criminals to take over control of PayPal and steal money.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.11.18
STOP PHISHING

This Twitter Bot Will Tell You if a Login Page is Phishing

@isthisphish takes submissions from users, then generates a report on how suspicious the domain seems to be.
Joseph Cox
9.13.18
Nothing Is Sacred

Some Absolute Madman Is Trying to Phish Neopets Users

You remember Neopets. You probably had an account. A hacker was recently still trying to steal Neopets accounts with a phishing login page.
Joseph Cox
6.15.18
just another day

Hackers Jacked Up the Value of an Obscure Cryptocurrency By Trading Other People's Money

Binance says it wasn't compromised, and phishing attacks are to blame for the irregular trades.
Jordan Pearson
3.7.18
Another Day Another Hack

Harper’s Magazine Warns Subscribers That Passwords May Have Been Stolen

No one is immune to the ever-rolling wave of account data breaches.
Joseph Cox
2.22.18
Internet Insecurity

Google’s Confusing Gmail Security Alert Looks Exactly Like a Phishing Attempt

Security researchers say the legitimate email is training people to have bad email hygiene.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.16.18
State of Surveillance

Ethiopia Allegedly Spied on Security Researcher With Israel-Made Spyware

The digital rights watchdog Citizen Lab has exposed a new spyware company that sells surveillance technology to governments.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.6.17
Internet Insecurity

Google Just Made Gmail the Most Secure Email Provider on the Planet

Google has just launched a set of new features to make it harder to break into your account.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.17.17
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