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Italian soccer club SS Lazio loses €2 million from a phishing scam

Italian soccer club SS Lazio was a victim of a phishing scam held by hackers claiming to be Dutch team Feyenoord requesting funds for the transfer of a player. The scammers had insider knowledge of the deal between Lazio and ... »

3 Clues to Spotting a Spam Scam

The notice looked real at first — but turned out to be an obvious scam. Unraveling its origins offered an object lesson in how not to get suckered. I received the following “domain abuse notice” for one of my inactive ... »

10 Things to Watch: Detecting a Phishing Email

As you may have noticed, the topic of phishing has been at the forefront of the concerns within the IT security 2016 landscape. As attacks become more challenging to identify, organizations become more susceptible to breach. Ransomware infections are often instigated ... »

Snapchat Falls Victim to Phishing Attack

On Friday February 26, 2016, the popular photo sharing app, Snapchat, fell victim to a sophisticated phishing attack. Employees were “targeted by an isolated email phishing scam”, where the scammer impersonated Snapchat’s Chief Executive Officer, Evan Spiegel, according to a ... »