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Phishing Domain

Are There Any Domains Impersonating Your Company For Phishing?

Learn with Normshield Free Phishing Domain Search. Jack, a manager in a major company called example.com, receives an e-mail from his company to check out his updated salary for the next term. Jack, expecting a raise, excitedly clicks the link in the e-mail. The link forwards him to company’s employee login page and he enters […]
Black Friday Special

Black Friday Special: Potential Phishing Sites Have Quadrupled in The Last 6 Months

Every year, Black Friday shopping shift to online stores rather than conducting old traditions such as camping just outside of the stores and rushing to gates. Online stores are easier to shop, search among different types of items, and get the Black Friday Specials. While “less in-store shopping on Black Friday” becomes a trend, US […]
bitcoin exchange safe

Are Bitcoin Exchange Sites Safe?

Are Bitcoin Exchange Sites Safe and What Are the Vulnerabilities? Bitcoin Mania is all over the world. Bitcoin interest has expanded from Wall Street habitues to housewives in South Korea. Bitcoin trading became so popular that several major websites had to pause the admittance of new accounts. Cyber security is naturally a significant part of this […]
Keynotes Phishing

Keynotes APWG Global Phishing Survey 2015-2016 – Malicious and Compromised Domains

Keynotes Phishing; APWG did an analysis of how many domain names were registered by phishers vs. phish that appeared on compromised (hacked) domains. (Why? Because both of them present different mitigation options for responders, and offer insights into how phishers commit their crimes.) A domain is flagged as malicious, if the domain was reported for […]
Keynotes Phishing

Keynotes APWG Global Phishing Survey 2015-2016 – Attack Motivation

Keynotes, Phishing; Attacks where money is handled or moves in commerce are typically designed to directly defraud victims. Attacks on social networks, e-mail systems usually are attempts to harvest credentials for further use. There are continued attacks on ISP’s and other Internet services companies to obtain Internet resources to launch further attacks. There are also […]

Keynotes APWG Global Phishing Survey 2015-2016 – Target Distribution

Keynotes; By using a large dataset of more than 250,000 phishing attacks detected in 2015 and 2016, APWG quantified cybercrime activity and understanding the patterns that lurk therein. They have learned more about what phishers have been doing, and how they have accomplished their schemes. Keynotes; TARGET DISTRIBUTION APWG counted unique target institutions during 2016, […]
Phishing Domain Detection, Machine Learning,

Phishing Domain Detection with Machine Learning

Phishing Domain Detection with Machine Learning; What is Phishing? Phishing is a form of fraud in which the attacker tries to learn sensitive information such as login credentials or account information by sending as a reputable entity or person in email or other communication channels. Typically a victim receives a message that appears to have […]