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