Venezuela’s Government Appears To Be Trying to Hack Activists With Phishing Pages
Security researchers and activists exposed a brazen attempt to steal Venezuelan usernames and passwords for popular email and social media websites such as Gmail, Facebook, Microsoft Live, and Twitter.
How Hackers and Scammers Break into iCloud-Locked iPhones
In a novel melding of physical and cybercrime, hackers, thieves, and even independent repair companies are finding ways to "unlock iCloud" from iPhones.
Google Made a Quiz to See if You Can Identify Phishing Emails
Alphabet’s Jigsaw has a new quiz to test your ability to distinguish phishing emails from regular, benevolent ones.
How Hackers Bypass Gmail 2FA at Scale
A new Amnesty International report goes into some of the technical details around how hackers can automatically phish two-factor authentication tokens sent to phones.
Watch Android Malware Automatically Steal 1,000 Euros From a PayPal Account in Seconds
A new banking malware for Android phones allows criminals to take over control of PayPal and steal money.
This Twitter Bot Will Tell You if a Login Page is Phishing
@isthisphish takes submissions from users, then generates a report on how suspicious the domain seems to be.
Nothing Is Sacred
Some Absolute Madman Is Trying to Phish Neopets Users
You remember Neopets. You probably had an account. A hacker was recently still trying to steal Neopets accounts with a phishing login page.
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Hackers Jacked Up the Value of an Obscure Cryptocurrency By Trading Other People's Money
Binance says it wasn't compromised, and phishing attacks are to blame for the irregular trades.
Another Day Another Hack
Harper’s Magazine Warns Subscribers That Passwords May Have Been Stolen
No one is immune to the ever-rolling wave of account data breaches.
Google’s Confusing Gmail Security Alert Looks Exactly Like a Phishing Attempt
Security researchers say the legitimate email is training people to have bad email hygiene.
State of Surveillance
Ethiopia Allegedly Spied on Security Researcher With Israel-Made Spyware
The digital rights watchdog Citizen Lab has exposed a new spyware company that sells surveillance technology to governments.
Google Just Made Gmail the Most Secure Email Provider on the Planet
Google has just launched a set of new features to make it harder to break into your account.