Tag: Phishing

Where Are Phishing Emails More Likely To Originate From?
Where Are Phishing Emails More Likely To Originate From?

New Delhi: Security researchers have found that phishing emails are more likely to originate from certain countries in parts of Eastern Europe, Central America, the Middle East, and Africa. The…

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Part Time Job Scam; Here Are Key Safety Tips

Bhubaneswar: Are you getting SMSes on your smartphone about enticing part time job offers? Think twice before clicking such unverified links as you might end up losing your hard earned money from your bank account. Cyber criminals are trying new tricks and are extensively relying on social media platforms to dupe people who often fall […]

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Alert: Income Tax Department Warns Users On Fake Links On Refunds

Bhubaneswar: The Income Tax department has warned tax payers of fake links which promises to give refunds. In a tweet, the Income Tax department has said that such links are phishing messages and not sent by the department. The IT department has further asked the tax payers/ users to be extra vigilant while coming across […]

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Hackers Creating Scam Sites Similar To COVID-19 Relief Packages

New Delhi: With the COVID-19 pandemic shutting down major parts of the global economy, governments are responding with massive stimulus packages aimed at supporting businesses and individuals. And not surprisingly, cyber-attackers are busy using scam and phishing techniques to get their share, security researchers warned on Monday. These scam websites use the news of the […]

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COVID-19 Phishing Attacks Increase By 667%

New Delhi: Amid the coronavirus outbreak across the world, the number of COVID-19-related email attacks has increased by 667 per cent. According a report, the COVID-19 phishing attacks increased since the end of February. A variety of phishing campaigns are taking advantage of the heightened focus on COVID-19 to distribute malware, steal credentials, and scam […]

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Phishing Attacks Increased In Microsoft 365, Says FireEye

Washington: As cyber attackers are gaining ground in Cloud, Microsoft continues to be the most popular brand used in phishing scams, a FireEye report has said. The US cybersecurity firm FireEye saw Microsoft Office 365-themed phishing attacks increase by 12 per cent over the quarter. “Microsoft continues to be the most popular brand utilised in […]

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Hackers stand right behind as you shop online in India

New Delhi: With more and more Indians going online and generating never-heard-before kind of data, hackers have turned their focus on a country with over 450 million smartphone users and more than 550 million Internet users. The country has 366 million Internet subscribers in urban locations and 194 million in rural areas, says the latest […]

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