Results for phishing scam

Threat Research

Undocumented Excel Variable Used in Malicious Spam Run Targeting Japanese Users

The FortiGuard SE group discovered a malware campaign that had been using social engineering techniques to target Japanese citizens. Learn more.

By FortiGuard SE TeamJune 28, 2019

Industry Trends

Recognizing and Preventing Modern Cyber Scams

As more and more devices are incorporated into a network, the risk of falling victim to modern cyber scams increases. Learn about the scams targeting your devices, as well as the indicators that can help you identify and avoid them.

By Ladi AdefalaOctober 15, 2018

Threat Research

You Will Fall For This One Day...

A couple of days ago, a friend of mine, James, was the victim of a scam and gave away his credit card number and CVC. The interesting part is that he is not the "standard" victim, but a very security aware person: he's a researcher on the security of embedded systems, a CTF player, and he cares for his privacy. Nevertheless, he fell into the trap of a phishing scam, and the story tends to prove that we will all likely fall for one of these one day. The only difference between James and the ordinary online shopper is that, the next day, he was uneasy with the situation and decided to investigate more.

By Axelle ApvrilleApril 09, 2018

Industry Trends

The Darkweb and Tax Season

It seems like every season has an angle that hackers and scammers use to prey on unsuspecting individuals. We just managed to make it through the holiday season and now we are besieged with people trying to take advantage of us during tax season.

By Aamir Lakhani April 09, 2018