[ZDNet] Google disrupts massive phishing and malware campaign

Hackers were collecting YouTubers’ email addresses from their channels, phishing them with bogus business opportunities, and then hijacking their accounts.

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[BleepingComputer] FTC bans stalkerware maker Spyfone from surveillance business

FTC has banned stalkerware maker Spyfone and CEO Scott Zuckerman from the surveillance business after failing to protect customers’ devices from hackers and sharing info on their location and activity. […] Source: Read More (BleepingComputer)

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[ZDNet] Singapore SMBs keen on cyber insurance, concern about data security

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Often lacking in resources, small and midsize businesses see cyber insurance as a way to balance cost and the need to safeguard their infrastructure, especially as data leaks are their biggest worry. Source: Read More (Latest topics for ZDNet in Security)

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[HackerNews] Iranian Hackers Posing as Scholars Target Professors and Writers in Middle-East

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A sophisticated social engineering attack undertaken by an Iranian-state aligned actor targeted think tanks, journalists, and professors with an aim to solicit sensitive information by masquerading as scholars with the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). Enterprise security firm Proofpoint attributed the campaign — called “Operation SpoofedScholars” — to the Source: […]

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