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The Short, Unhappy Lives of Five Zero Days

Google's Threat Analysis Group discovered one attacker exploiting five separate zero days in several applications last year, a highly unusual attack pattern.

Google, Phishing

Make It Harder to Phish One-Time Passcodes Sent Over SMS

A proposal that would standardize the format of SMS messages being used in two-factor authentication schemes has a simple goal: make users relying on those one-time passcodes less susceptible to phishing attacks.

Sms, Sms 2fa, 2 Factor Authentication, 2fa, Browser Security, Phishing

New Tactics Emerge as Phishing Evolves

Recent phishing campaigns uncovered by Microsoft are using custom 404 error pages and search result poisoning to fool victims.

Phishing

Nikkei Hit By BEC Scam As Payments Get Larger

Japanese media conglomerate Nikkei is the latest victim of BEC scams, as companies continue to fall for this form of fraud.

Social Engineering, Phishing

Phishers Play on Emotions to Fool Victims

New research from Google and the University of Florida shows that attackers use a variety of emotional triggers to trick victims into falling for their schemes.

Phishing, Blackhat