Microsoft Windows Defender Research discovered an attack campaign that utilized spear phishing emails impersonating U.S. Department of State employees to gain remote access to victims' machines.
Analysts discovered a new spear phishing attack campaign from the SNAKEMACKEREL group that uses fake Brexit-related documents to infiltrate major government agencies and steal information.
A PDF attack campaign conducted by the Cobalt Gang used a specially crafted document to evade dection by static analysis tools.
Researchers believe that a new APT group known as GreyEnergy, which they observed targeting ICS consoles across Poland and Ukraine, may be a successor to BlackEnergy, the group that authored NotPetya.
A new attack group known as Gallmaker spied on military and government organizations by employing living-off-the-land tactics.
The OilRig threat group recently targeted government offices in the Middle East with a spear phishing attack that involved the Trojan malware BONDUPDATER.
Business email compromise scams are still surprisingly lucrative. In fact, the volume and frequency of BEC attacks have skyrocketed in recent years, according to FBI data.
A new report revealed that 60 percent of targeted email attacks were aimed at individual contributors and lower-level management between April and June 2018.
Threat actors have taken a liking to IQY files, which are foreign to most users and appear benign to many spam filters.
Social engineering dates back to ancient times. Today, the most common forms of social trickery include baiting, vishing, phishing and other schemes designed to exploit human nature.