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Australian universities targeted in identity stealing phishing campaign

Australian universities targeted in identity stealing phishing campaign

Update: A phishing campaign targeted students and staff of Australian universities last month, according to an advisory from Auscert, Australia's National Emergency Response Team.
Mar 13 2008 3:13PM
SecureWorks: Commercial banking accounts targeted by Prg trojan variant

SecureWorks: Commercial banking accounts targeted by Prg trojan variant

A Russian criminal organisation known as UpLevel and its German affiliates are using a version of the Prg trojan to attack commercial banking clients, according to anti-virus vendor SecureWorks.
Dec 18 2007 9:33AM
RSA Study: Targeted attacks against banks continue to soar

RSA Study: Targeted attacks against banks continue to soar

Targeted attacks against financial institutions continued to soar last month, according to the latest report by RSA.
Sep 10 2007 6:11AM
Gang trigger surge in targeted spam attacks

Gang trigger surge in targeted spam attacks

June saw a record number of targeted email attacks by an unidentified criminal gang, according to an email security firm.
Jul 3 2007 9:30AM
PCs targeted by hackers every 39 seconds

PCs targeted by hackers every 39 seconds

Most attacks based on automated scripts.
Feb 7 2007 10:09AM
Surge in targeted hacking attacks expected in 2007

Surge in targeted hacking attacks expected in 2007

Computer users will see a surge in targeted hacking attacks this year as criminals continue to reap large sums of money from phishing scams, security experts predict.
Jan 4 2007 4:45PM
Human error named in latest SANS Top 20

Human error named in latest SANS Top 20

The SANS Institute, (SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security Institute), has for the first time named human error to its twice-annual Top 20 Internet Security Attack Targets list, a line-up that, until now, was reserved solely for technology.
Nov 15 2006 9:43PM
Gartner: Targeted phishing attacks target the rich

Gartner: Targeted phishing attacks target the rich

Fraudsters are targeting phishing attacks at high wage-earners to steal large sums of money, according to new research.
Nov 10 2006 3:11PM
Hackers up the ante with targeted attacks

Hackers up the ante with targeted attacks

Targeted attacks represent the biggest IT security threat to companies, a senior Gartner analyst warned today.
Sep 19 2006 3:48PM
Cell phone users targeted by 'SMiShing'

Cell phone users targeted by 'SMiShing'

Cell phone users are the target of a newly discovered phishing attack, which McAfee's Avert Labs has dubbed "SMiShing."
Aug 28 2006 9:35PM
DataBank: ThreatStats - Phishing attacks become more targeted as
the number of two-tiered viruses grows

DataBank: ThreatStats - Phishing attacks become more targeted as the number of two-tiered viruses grows

Aug 14 2006 2:44PM
DataBank: ThreatStats - Phishing attacks become more targeted as
the number of two-tiered viruses grows

DataBank: ThreatStats - Phishing attacks become more targeted as the number of two-tiered viruses grows

Aug 14 2006 2:44PM
Exploit uses PowerPoint flaw in targeted attacks

Exploit uses PowerPoint flaw in targeted attacks

Microsoft PowerPoint users were warned this week about a new exploit that takes advantage of a zero-day flaw in the program to drop a malicious file onto a compromised computer.
Jul 14 2006 9:00PM
European P2P network users targeted in piracy clamp down

European P2P network users targeted in piracy clamp down

Illegal peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharers across the world faced a fresh wave of legal actions yesterday as the recording industry announced an escalation of its campaign against digital music piracy. The latest actions come with a new warning to parents to check what their children are doing online, as they could face financial penalties if their children access illegal material.
Apr 5 2006 9:49AM
Fresh MS vulnerabilities targeted

Fresh MS vulnerabilities targeted

Hackers are now threatening the seven vulnerabilities pointed out by Microsoft last Tuesday.
Feb 21 2006 8:38PM
Government in the cross-hair as targeted attacks rise

Government in the cross-hair as targeted attacks rise

Targeted attacks are on the rise as criminals seek to make money out of malware, and government is the main sector being hit.
Aug 4 2005 12:03PM
Fur trade targeted in DoS protest

Fur trade targeted in DoS protest

Animal rights protesters have launched denial of service (DoS) attacks against several companies that work in the fur trade.
Feb 15 2005 4:43PM
Barclays Bank targeted in phishing attack

Barclays Bank targeted in phishing attack

Barclays Bank customers are falling victim to one of the latest phishing attacks.
Aug 13 2004 4:57AM
ISS customers targeted in worm attack

ISS customers targeted in worm attack

A malicious worm is targeting customers of IT security firm Internet Security Systems (ISS).
Mar 22 2004 1:21PM
Resellers targeted in Pacific net

Resellers targeted in Pacific net

Jan 1 2000 12:00AM

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