phishing scams

Precision Bouncer List Phishing Kits Keep Targets Inside the Ropes

Just when you thought phishers had exhausted all avenues of innovation, a new tactic has emerged in attacks against financial institutions bringing the level of targeting and geo-filtering to precise new levels. Dubbed bouncer list phishing by RSA Security, these attack kits are built off stolen email lists that are filtered for particular targets, such as a regional bank. 

M86: Email Spam Down; Third Party Phishing and Exploit Kits Up

Email users may have experienced a serious decline in spam
over the past couple months, however, a Web security trends report by M86 Security released today at RSA in San Francisco says cybercriminals are coming
up with new and innovative methods of phishing as well as producing increasingly
robust and complicated exploit kits.

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