email phishing

How one company lost $40M from an increasing popular email scam

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

Hackers are leveraging a simple yet evidently lucrative form of email spoofing to scam companies out of millions of dollars; making it clear that malware isn’t the only exploit at their disposal.

Scammers promise video proof of fake Clinton scandal, victims get malware instead

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

A uniquely strange email phishing campaign is finding success by convincing people to click a link that promises a non-existent video, purportedly showing democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton exchanging money with terrorists, according to Symantec's security research team​. When the supposed video download link is clicked, malware is instead installed onto the victim’s computer.

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