Social engineering

Malvertising campaigns come back in full swing - Threat actors monetize on adult traffic in several large malvertising campaigns.
Business email compromise: gunning for goal - We look at the latest happenings in the world of business email compromise (BEC).
Deepfakes or not: new GAN image stirs up questions about digital fakery - We look at the latest splash of synthetic human deepfakes shenanigans working their way into mainstream news in order to cause disruption.
Coordinated Twitter attack rakes in 100 grand - In a social engineering attack on Twitter, threat actors managed to scam $100,000 dollars in Bitcoin by taking over high-profile accounts.
Cybercriminals impersonate World Health Organization to distribute fake coronavirus e-book - Threat actors ramp up on coronavirus-themed campaigns, posing as the World Health Organization sending emails with fake e-book content. Instead of advice, users get compromised with malware.
Battling online coronavirus scams with facts - New online scams have preyed on the public's fear about coronavirus outbreak. Don't be fooled. Here is what we know about coronavirus and its related scams.
Spear phishing 101: what you need to know - We look at the threat of spear phishing, why it's such a problem, and what organizations can do to lessen the chance of a successful attack.
Fake Elder Scrolls Online developers go phishing on PlayStation - We take a look at a pressure-filled phishing attempt sent to players of the Elder Scrolls Online video game.
Deepfakes and LinkedIn: malign interference campaigns - Don't discount deepfakes just yet. We may not be fooled by phony Mark Zuckerberg anymore, but the discovery of a fake LinkedIn profile sporting a deepfake avatar shows how social engineering can deceive through the mundane.

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