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APT36 Running Espionage Ops Against India's Education Sector

Data Breach Today

Pakistan-Linked APT Group Using Spear-Phishing to Plant Info Stealer Malware A suspected Pakistan espionage threat actor that relies on phishing emails is expanding to the education sector after years of focusing on the Indian military and government.

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“My Slice”, an Italian adaptive phishing campaign

Security Affairs

Adaptive phishing campaigns are emerging as an increasingly sophisticated threat in the cybersecurity landscape. The phenomenon This phenomenon represents an evolution of traditional phishing tactics, as attackers seek to overcome defenses using more personalized and targeted approaches.

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FBI: COVID-19-Themed Phishing Spreads Netwalker Ransomware

Data Breach Today

Attacks Target Government Agencies and a Variety of Others The FBI is warning that attacks using a ransomware variant called Netwalker have increased since June, targeting government organizations, educational entities, healthcare firms and private companies in the U.S. and elsewhere.

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Phishing, the campaigns that are targeting Italy

Security Affairs

This post analyzed the numerous phishing campaigns targeting users and organizations in Italy. Phishing is a ploy to trick users into revealing personal or financial information through an e-mail, Web site, and even through instant messaging. Phishing can also be used as a precursor attack to drop malware. Just to name a few.

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Should You Use Controversial Simulated Phishing Test Emails?

KnowBe4

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article about using highly-emotionally charged, “controversial”, subjects in simulated phishing tests. Since the article was published, we have had readers and customers ask us how we felt about the use of controversial simulated phishing tests, especially since they are part of our offering.

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Experts warn of a surge in NetSupport RAT attacks against education and government sectors

Security Affairs

Experts warn of a surge in NetSupport RAT attacks against education, government, and business services sectors. The most impacted sectors are education, government, and business services. GhostPulse), and other forms of phishing campaigns. The researchers did not observe newer variants utilizing older methods.

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CISA, NSA, FBI, and MS-ISAC Release Phishing Prevention Guidance

KnowBe4

October 18, 2023, the Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency (CISA), the National Security Agency (NSA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) released a joint guide, Phishing Guidance: Stopping the Attack Cycle at Phase One. We could not agree more.