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  • NAB phishing email emerges

    The National Australia Bank (NAB) has warned customers about an email scam which claims that access to their accounts is restricted.

  • The bottom line on phishing

    Phishing attacks on enterprises can be calamitous in terms of compromised networks or damaged brand names, and the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), which aggregates and analyzes phishing trends data worldwide, offers some of the best insight from industry into what's occurring globally in terms of this cybercrime. The following list of frequently asked questions about phishing is derived from the APWG's April report that covers the period July-December 2012 worldwide.

  • IRS uncorks Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2013

    The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers that there are plenty of scam artists and cybercriminals that want your money.

  • In Pictures: 9 classic hacking, phishing and social engineering lies

    Whether it is on the phone, online or in person, here are ten lies hackers, phishers and social engineers will tell you to get what they want

  • Google, Microsoft and others putting kibosh on phishing emails

    A year after Google, Microsoft and other email heavyweights launched the DMARC program to filter out spoofed email that attackers use for phishing, they say an estimated 60% of the world's email boxes are now safe.

Tutorials about phishing
  • Am I mailing spam?

    Tami asked the Antivirus & Security Software forum why friends are receiving spam that appears to come from her.

  • iTunes scam: How to protect yourself

    In recent weeks, more and more iTunes users have been reporting fraudulent activity on their Apple accounts, reporting hundreds or even thousands of dollars worth of bogus purchases. With the reports of this type of fraud on the uptick in recent weeks, many users have been quick to blame Apple or PayPal, as many of the affected iTunes accounts were linked to PayPal accounts.

  • How to foil Web browser 'tabnapping'

    A new, incredibly sneaky identity-theft tactic surfaced earlier this week when Mozilla's Aza Raskin, the creative lead of Firefox, unveiled what's become known as "tabnapping."

  • Avoid TwitViewer phishing: use OAuth-friendly apps

    It came across my Twitter feed in the early morning, a sea of users all sending the same message: "Want to know whos stalking you on twitter!?: http://TwitViewer.net."

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