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Phishing

Ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts a victim's files. The attackers then demand a ransom from the victim to restore access to the files upon payment. Ransomware attacks are becoming increasingly common, with billions...
Last week New York Times revealed that former USA state secretary Hillary Clinton used a private email account instead of official email address for communications while serving the State department. It is reported that Clinton used...

Money Mules

In the recent days, we have seen many emails claiming to be from your bank and asking you to provide the user name,...

Phishing in the middle eastern banks are on rise

Image via WikipediaRecently I was noticing an increase in the phishing emails targeted to the Banks in Kuwait. This was very low in the...

Drive-By Pharming

Sid Stamm, Zulfikar Ramzan, and Markus Jakobsson have identified a clever, and potentially devastating, attack against home/wireless routers. How...

Trusted Phishing

I have seen many sites using a logo, provided by the security certificate vendor, be it VeriSign, Thawte or...

Phishing . attacks and countermeasures

What is Phishing? Phishing is the art of stealing the idnetity of an individual and obtaining confidential information by the...

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