Phishing

Europol Publishes Law Enforcement and Industry Report on Spear Phishing

The Hague — Today, 4 November 2019, Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) published a strategic report on spear phishing, reflecting the views of both law enforcement and private industry on one of the most prevalent cyber threats currently affecting organisations across the EU. Spear phishing describes the practice of targeting specific individuals within an...

Man Gets 12 Years for Phishing Attack on LA County Court Computers

Fred Shuster reports: A 33-year-old man was sentenced Monday to a dozen years behind bars for hacking into the Los Angeles Superior Court computer system and using it to send millions of malicious phishing emails designed to retrieve employees’ banking information. Oriyomi Sadiq Aloba was also ordered by U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner...

Phishing Incident at Kalispell Regional Healthcare May Have Affected 129,000 Patients

Myers Reece reports: Beginning today, Kalispell Regional Healthcare is mailing out letters to nearly 130,000 patients whose personal information may have been involved in a data breach over the summer. Patients’ personal information may have included their name, address, medical record number, date of birth, telephone number, email address, medical history and treatment information,...

CT: Hackers Target Weston Students In Phishing Scheme

Zak Failla reports: Hackers have targeted students at a Fairfield County High School in a recent phishing scheme that came to light. Several students have received questionable emails that stated their accounts had been hacked. In reality, the accounts were fine and the messages were phishing emails by opportunistic scammers. Read more on Westport...