High Volume German Phishing Campaign Aims to Steal Banking Credentials

Since the end of August 2021, Proofpoint researchers observed multiple high-volume campaigns leveraging customized, actor-owned landing pages spoofing major German banks like Volksbank and Sparkasse.

Perswaysion Phishing Kit From the Past Continues to Hit Targets Actively

Perswaysion Phishing Kit From the Past Continues to Hit Targets Actively - Cybersecurity news - Identity Theft, Fraud, Scams
Researchers found that over the past 18 months, some 444 unique phishing portals were used to target 7,403 people from across 14 industry sectors as part of the campaign.

"Free Steam games" videos promise much, deliver malware

In all cases, “free Steam keys” are the name of the fake game. No matter which of the many accounts post up these videos, they all typically link to the same download hosting site.

'Shiba Inu' token scams surge with the virtual currency's popularity

When the Shiba Inu token, a meme-based virtual currency, hit its highest all-time value in October, it didn’t take long for scammers to seize on the trend for their own benefit.

Beware of Customer Complaint Email Scam

Beware of Customer Complaint Email Scam - Cybersecurity news - Identity Theft, Fraud, Scams
Sophos found that fake corporate complaints are surging and using targeted attacks to deploy malware. The emails come in the form of complaints from your boss or colleagues and use fear-inducing verbiage.

US SEC warns investors of ongoing fraudulent communications claiming from the SEC

According to the alert issued by the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA), cybercriminals are contacting investors via phone calls, voicemails, emails, and letters.

The ‘Zelle Fraud’ Scam: How it Works, How to Fight Back – Krebs on Security

Cybercriminals cash out by draining the bank accounts of victims via Zelle, a P2P payment service used by many financial institutions that allows customers to quickly send cash to friends and family.

Canadian teen arrested for stealing $36.5m of cryptocurrency

A Canadian teen has been arrested for allegedly stealing $37m worth of cryptocurrency via a SIM swap scam, making it the largest virtual cash heist affecting a single person yet, according to police.

New Spear-Phishing Campaign Exploits Glitch Platform to Steal Employee Credentials

The campaign appears to be targeting only employees working in the Middle East as “a single campaign” in a series of similar, SharePoint-themed phishing scams, researcher Chad Anderson wrote.

Victims of $2 billion BitConnect fraud to get back $57 million

U.S. law enforcement agencies will liquidate roughly $57 million worth of cryptocurrency seized from the now-defunct BitConnect crypto exchange to provide some restitution to defrauded investors.

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