A little over two weeks ago we posted about the first Hurricane Harvey scam emails that appeared in our spam traps.  The hurricane scams continue to persist without showing any signs of slowing down soon. Scammers are now using Harvey and Irma references or just a generic email to encompass any hurricane assistance efforts.

Attack Overview and Statistics SANS Institute conducted a survey on how attackers were able to compromise user devices.  They found 74 percent entered via an email attachment or email links, 48 percent from web based drive-by or download, and 30 percent through application vulnerabilities.  Phishing (72 percent), spyware (50 percent), ransomware (49 percent) and Trojans (47 […]

A couple of days ago, we monitored this phishing email. This request had a subject line “web site install” and nothing more. The message is shown in the image below: Obviously, this message is dubious at best. I did not reply nor follow-up. I would venture that if I did make contact, I would have been […]