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Attackers, possibly associated with the Russian government, registered a phony Electronic Frontier Foundation domain earlier this month in an attempt to dupe users into thinking correspondence from the site was coming from the well-known privacy watchdog. The scheme, largely carried out via spear phishing, appears to be part of a larger campaign previously dubbed Pawn […]

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Criminals setting up fake domains for phishing are prone to use the same words over and over and spotting those words can help identify malicious sites, according to a new threat detection model from #opendns.Words like “update,” “security,” “login,” “billing,” when combined with a legitimate base #domain name — or its misspelled variation — are […]

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Three new domains used to advertise bogus jobs (which will actually be money laundering or other criminal activities) careers-consult.com europe-career.com usa-newcareer.com The approach is the same as the domains registered two days ago, and indeed this has been going on for several years. The spam may appear to come from your own email address (here’s […]

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