Phishing Activity Trends Report

Phishing Activity Trends Report for 4th Quarter 2016 – APWG

The APWG Phishing Activity Trends Report breaks down phishing attacks reported to the APWG by its part organizations, its Global Research Partners, through the association's site at, and by email entries to [email protected] Phishing is a fraud mechanism utilizing...

Beware: Innovative Phishing Threat Targeting Facebook Mobile Users

In the past, we came through a number of Phishing campaigns where the attackers using Valid TLD itself for phishing and the Punycode attack demonstrated by Xudong Zheng. Now hackers find a new way innovative method to create believable URL's and targeting...

Beware : Highly Sophisticated Gmail Phishing Attack Targeting Many Gmail Users

A new highly effective phishing technique targeting Gmail and other services has been gaining popularity during the past year among attackers. Over the past few weeks there have been reports of experienced technical users being hit by this. This attack is currently...
Ad Fraud Methbot

Tremendous Ad Fraud ‘Methbot’ : Attackers earn $3-5M Every day

What is Methbot Ad Fraud? Methbot was hosted and controlled by a hacker group in Russia and Operating out with data centres in US and Netherlands. It was also nicknamed as "methbrowser," , because it has a fake browser which redirect's itself. These "bot farm"...
Browser Autofill Profiles are Open for Phishing Attacks

Browser Autofill Profiles are Open for Phishing Attacks

Autofill profiles in browsers are open to phishing vector that permit attackers to gather data from users through the hidden fields, which the browsers consequently loads with preset individual data and which the user unwittingly sends to the attacker...


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