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‘Quishing attacks surge and bypass email security’

‘Quishing attacks surge and bypass email security’

Email attacks using QR codes increased significantly in the last quarter of 2023. Researchers are concerned because quishing attacks are increasingly able to bypass email security solutions or spam filters. Researchers at Abnormal Security found in a study that quishing attacks involving malicio... Read more

date4 months ago
New form of phishing: What is quishing and why is it dangerous?

New form of phishing: What is quishing and why is it dangerous?

Phishing is a technique that is still commonly used by hackers even though the attack is years old. Small changes to the technique breathe new life into the phishing scheme each time. This mainly involves changing the medium. Whereas phishing was traditionally spread via email, hackers later switch... Read more

date5 months ago
Backdoor malware targets unrecoverable Barracuda ESG appliances

Backdoor malware targets unrecoverable Barracuda ESG appliances

A new backdoor malware has targeted Barracuda's Email Security Gateway (ESG) appliances. Customers who have not yet replaced the unrecoverable appliances will have to hurry. CISA discovered the backdoor malware "Whirlpool" designed to exploit the vulnerability in Barracuda's ESG appliances. Thi... Read more

date10 months ago
‘Chinese email hack affects Western European governments’

‘Chinese email hack affects Western European governments’

Microsoft revealed this week that Chinese hackers were conducting spying operations on U.S. organizations. The leaked information would include email messages from Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, who plays a crucial role in export restrictions to China surrounding computer chips. The email hac... Read more

date11 months ago
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