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Phish Perfect: How ChatGPT Can Help Criminals Get There

Data Breach Today

AI Generated Phishing Still Cannot Beat Humans, But Not for Long: IBM ChatGPT can craft almost perfect phishing emails in five minutes, nearly beating a social engineering team with decades of experience, the results of a "nail-biting" experiment by IBM showed.

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Breach Roundup: MongoDB Blames Phishing Email for Breach

Data Breach Today

Also: Hackers Scrooge The North Face Holiday Shipments This week, MongoDB blamed a phishing email for causing unauthorized access to its corporate environment, hackers interrupted VF Corp.

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Cryptohack Roundup: It's Raining Phishing Scams on X

Data Breach Today

Also: Bitcoin ETP, Gamma and dYdX Attacks, 2023 Hack Stats This week, hackers ran crypto phishing scams on X accounts, the SEC approved bitcoin ETP, hackers stole $3.4

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APT28 Spear-Phishes Ukrainian Critical Energy Facility

Data Breach Today

Energy Facility Impeded Attack by Blocking the Launch of the Windows Script Host Ukrainian cyber defenders say Russian military hackers targeted a critical energy infrastructure facility with phishing emails containing a malicious script leading to cyberespionage.

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The Business Cost of Phishing

Phishing is a problem that's plagued organizations for years. IT and Security teams will tell you that they’re spending too much time and money on phishing, but what does that mean? This report quantifies the financial impacts of phishing.

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DarkGate Malware Operators on a Phishing Spree

Data Breach Today

Vectors Includes Teams Phishing and Malvertising Advertising on Russian-language criminal forums is paying off for the author of the DarkGate malware as reflected by a spike in infections, including an unusual phishing campaign on Microsoft Teams to deliver the loader through HR-themed social engineering chat messages.

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Phishing Domains Tanked After Meta Sued Freenom

Krebs on Security

The number of phishing websites tied to domain name registrar Freenom dropped precipitously in the months surrounding a recent lawsuit from social networking giant Meta , which alleged the free domain name provider has a long history of ignoring abuse complaints about phishing websites while monetizing traffic to those abusive domains.

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