IRS Reports Significant Increase in SMS Phishing Scams, Warns Taxpayers to Remain Vigilant

So far in 2022, the IRS has identified and reported thousands of fraudulent domains tied to multiple MMS/SMS/text scams (known as smishing) targeting taxpayers. Especially in the last few weeks, IRS-themed smishing has increased exponentially.

Spam email campaign targeting businesses delivers the Agent Tesla stealer

In a new malspam campaign, someone posing as a Malaysian prospect and using a fairly odd variety of English, asks the recipient to review some customer requirements and get back with the requested documents.

Multi-million Dollar Credit Card Fraud Operation Linked to Russia Uncovered

A massive operation that has reportedly siphoned millions of USD from credit cards since its launch in 2019 has been exposed and is considered responsible for losses for tens of thousands of victims.

Bad Actors Go Behind the Scenes to Stage a Netflix Credential Harvesting Heist

Between August 21 and 27, researchers at INKY detected Netflix being impersonated in a PII data harvesting campaign utilizing malicious HTML attachments compressed in zip files.

Hackers stealing GitHub accounts using fake CircleCI notifications

GitHub is warning of an ongoing phishing campaign that started on September 16 and is targeting its users with emails that impersonate the CircleCI continuous integration and delivery platform.

Beware of hoax emails, letters and scam phone calls purporting to be from OLAF

A few incidents of fraud and phishing attempts using hoax messages, letters, and scam phone calls purporting to be from OLAF, the European Anti-Fraud Office have been detected.

LinkedIn Smart Links abused in evasive email phishing attacks

The phishing email sent to targets supposedly originates from Slovenská pošta, the state-owned postal service provider in Slovakia, informing the recipient of the need to cover costs for a parcel that’s pending shipment.

Credential Harvesting Attack Uses Legitimate Video Sharing Platform to Execute Payload

The attackers use Powtoon to play a malicious video, ultimately presenting the victim with a very convincing spoofed Microsoft login page, where their credentials are harvested.

New BiTB Phishing Attacks Steal Steam Accounts

New BiTB Phishing Attacks Steal Steam Accounts - Cybersecurity news - Identity Theft, Fraud, Scams
Hackers have been launching phishing attacks, using the Browser-in-the-Browser technique, in an attempt to steal Steam credentials from professional gamers. The targets are sent direct invitation links on their Steam account, requesting them to join a team for LoL, CS, Dota 2, or PUBG competitions. ... Read More

India: Fake WhatsApp message dupes auto company of $140k

automobile company named JBM Group was allegedly duped by a fraudster who sent fake WhatsApp messages to the firm's chief financial officer Vivek Gupta in the name of its vice chairman and got the money transferred to seven bank accounts.

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