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Global Police Operation Disrupts 'LabHost' Phishing Service, Over 30 Arrested Worldwide
2024-04-18 10:28

As many as 37 individuals have been arrested as part of an international crackdown on a cybercrime service called LabHost that has been used by criminal actors to steal personal credentials from...

Prolific phishing-made-easy emporium LabHost knocked offline in cyber-cop op
2024-04-18 10:15

Will LabHost stay offline following this latest action, or will it bounce back like LockBit seemingly did after the National Crime Agency - the UK's FBI - and its partners dramatically attempted to dismantle the crew earlier this year? Richter told us LabHost, at its peak, offered phishing kits for about 170 organizations, 47 of which had a UK focus.

LabHost phishing service with 40,000 domains disrupted, 37 arrested
2024-04-18 09:52

The LabHost phishing-as-a-service platform has been disrupted in a year-long global law enforcement operation that compromised the infrastructure and arrested 37 suspects, among them the original developer. The phishing platform launched in 2021 and enabled cybercriminals paying a monthly subscription fee to launch effective attacks using a variety of phishing kits for banks and services in North America.

Authorities take down LabHost, phishing-as-a-service platform
2024-04-18 08:55

Law enforcement from 19 countries severely disrupted one of the world's largest phishing-as-a-service platform, known as LabHost. International investigation disrupts phishing-as-a-service platform LabHost.

FIN7 targets American automaker’s IT staff in phishing attacks
2024-04-17 20:40

The financially motivated threat actor FIN7 targeted a large U.S. car maker with spear-phishing emails for employees in the IT department to infect systems with the Anunak backdoor. BlackBerry attributed the attacks to FIN7 with a high level of confidence based on the use of unique PowerShell scripts using the adversary's signature 'PowerTrash' obfuscated shellcode invoker, first seen in a 2022 campaign.

FBI warns of massive wave of road toll SMS phishing attacks
2024-04-12 18:56

On Friday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation warned of a massive ongoing wave of SMS phishing attacks targeting Americans with lures regarding unpaid road toll fees. "Since early-March 2024, the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center has received over 2,000 complaints reporting smishing texts representing road toll collection service from at least three states," the FBI explained in a public service announcement published today.

TA547 Phishing Attack Hits German Firms with Rhadamanthys Stealer
2024-04-11 11:32

A threat actor tracked as TA547 has targeted dozens of German organizations with an information stealer called Rhadamanthys as part of an invoice-themed phishing campaign. "This is the first time...

X fixes URL blunder that could enable convincing social media phishing campaigns
2024-04-10 10:37

Your profile can be used to present content that appears more relevant based on your possible interests, such as by adapting the order in which content is shown to you, so that it is even easier for you to find content that matches your interests. Content presented to you on this service can be based on your content personalisation profiles, which can reflect your activity on this or other services, possible interests and personal aspects.

Attackers Using Obfuscation Tools to Deliver Multi-Stage Malware via Invoice Phishing
2024-04-09 07:24

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered an intricate multi-stage attack that leverages invoice-themed phishing decoys to deliver a wide range of malware such as Venom RAT, Remcos RAT, XWorm,...

Cybercriminals Targeting Latin America with Sophisticated Phishing Scheme
2024-04-08 08:36

A new phishing campaign has set its eyes on the Latin American region to deliver malicious payloads to Windows systems. "The phishing email contained a ZIP file attachment that when extracted...