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Spearphishing gets personal as woman scammed out of £50k house deposit

A London woman has been scammed out of almost £50,000, thinking she was sending it to her solicitor as a down-payment on a house purchase, after crooks apparently gained accessed to her email account and monitored her online conversations. 748 more words


Stolen logins for US government agencies found all over the web

CIA and Google Ventures-backed private company Recorded Future says stolen government login credentials have been spotted all over the web, leading to the possible exposure of logins for 47 US government agencies spread across 89 unique domains. 567 more words


Interwebbed Cyber and Crypto #News for June 23

Ah, the internet. A crazy habitrail of tubes, geeks, hatred and kittehs. It’s truly the Place Your Mother Warned You About, and now you have to go there every day. 328 more words


Workers Ignoring Known Cyber Risks, Surfing Adult Content and Downloading Unapproved Apps

Blue Coat Systems global survey of 1580 respondents across 11 countries highlights a global trend of employees ignoring cyber risks while at work. Results from the survey found that universally, workers visit inappropriate websites while at work despite typically being fully aware of the risks to their companies. 503 more words

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Phishing study finds major brands heavily targeted, niche sites also at risk

Phishing experts at the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) have released their latest global survey, revealing the latest trends observed in the second half of 2014. 803 more words


Spear-phishers grab emails from internet overseer ICANN

Spear-phishers managed to lure several employees at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to give up their login details, the organisation said in a… 371 more words