Laxaro

View the latest news and breaking news today

microsoft found russian phishing sites mimicking republican groups - Search

microsoft found russian phishing sites mimicking republican groups Searched from official sources arount the web with simple content and resource link From any languages in different countries.



microsoft shuts down phishing sites, accuses russia of new election meddling




enlarge/ russian president vladimir putin speaks during the moscow urban forum 2018 on july 18, 2018 in moscow, russia.getty images | mikhail svetlov share this storyrussia has denied any knowledge of a spear phishing attempt that allegedly mimicked the domains of the us senate and two us-based thin...



microsoft found russian phishing sites mimicking republican groups




by creating fake websites and sending spear phishing messages to their targets, the attackers could gain credentials used to access data in the same way that they exploited the account of clinton campaign chairman john podesta. tech giants have warned the us government about their concerns over secu...



microsoft says russian hacking operation targeted conservative groups critical o




the russian group behind the 2016 election meddling appears to have recently targeted conservative think tanks critical of russia and president trump’s interactions with russia, microsoft said monday night. according to microsoft, the company seized websites created in recent weeks by the group ap...



microsoft exec: we stopped russia from hacking 3 congressional campaigns




share this storymicrosoft's tom burt talks about phishing attacks detected by microsoft against political campaigns at the aspen security summit.in a panel discussion at the aspen institute's security summit yesterday, microsoft corporate vice president for customer security and trust tim burt said ...



microsoft 'uncovers more russian hacking attacks' against us political groups




new russian hacking attempts targeting us political groups ahead of the midterm elections have been foiled, microsoft has said.the company said a hacking group tied to the russian government created fake internet domains that appeared to spoof two american conservative organisations: the hudson inst...



russia won’t be shamed into stopping its election interference




ever since the 2016 elections, u.s. government officials have gotten steadily bolder about divulging specific information about russia’s attempted interference. their hope, presumably, is to raise awareness about what was going on but also to deter any future such activity by naming and shaming th...



putin hates you? then put less data online (op-ed)




microsoft corp.’s announcement that it has taken down a number of fake domains set up by the same cyber-espionage group that allegedly hacked the democratic national committee in 2016 shows russia’s interest in u.s. politics isn't ebbing. more importantly, it highlights that the methods these ...



don’t touch that link: machine learning and the war on phishing




enlarge/ coming to a device near you: freddi fish 666—the phishing apocalypse.collage by sean gallagher from urraheesh istock & humongous entertainmentshare this storyit's friday, august 3, and i have hooked a live one. using streamingphish, a tool that identifies potential phishing sites by minin...



how to win (or at least not lose) the war on phishing? enlist machine learning




enlarge/ coming to a device near you: freddi fish 666—the phishing apocalypse.collage by sean gallagher from urraheesh istock & humongous entertainmentshare this storyit's friday, august 3, and i have hooked a live one. using streamingphish, a tool that identifies potential phishing sites by minin...



microsoft claims to make chrome safer with new extension




enlargechrome's unsafe content warning.share this storychrome already provides effective protection against malicious sites: go somewhere with a poor reputation and you'll get a big, scary red screen telling you that you're about to do something unwise. but microsoft believes it can do a better job ...



login-stealing phishing sites conceal their evil with lots of hyphens in url




share this storyresearchers at phishlabs recently spotted a trend emerging in malicious web sites presented to customers: mobile-focused phishing attacks that attempt to conceal the true domain they were served from, by padding the subdomain address with enough hyphens to push the actual source of ...



microsoft's chrome extension fights phishing attacks




due to the dominance of google's chrome browser, even if you're on windows you're probably not using microsoft edge. you can still enjoy some of its technology, however, since microsoft has plugged its windows defender browser protections into chrome via a just-released extension. it cites third-par...



russian hackers targeted democratic senator ahead of midterms




it appears that russia's gru intelligence agency was behind the attempted infiltration, which was carried out last august. the scheme was similar to one allegedly perpetrated by the gru's fancy bear hacker group against hillary clinton's campaign manager john podesta in 2016. gru allegedly sent emai...



gmail ios app will now warn you about phishing attempts




back in may, google updated its gmail app on android to warn about phishing attempts. it is now rather belatedly bringing that same protection to the ios app.the protection kicks in if you click on a sketchy link in an email, with two different levels of warning …nordvpnif google knows the site to...



gmail ios app will now warn you about phishing attempts




back in may, google updated its gmail app on android to warn about phishing attempts. it is now rather belatedly bringing that same protection to the ios app.the protection kicks in if you click on a sketchy link in an email, with two different levels of warning …nordvpnif google knows the site to...



login-stealing phishing sites conceal their evil with lots of hyphens in url




share this storyresearchers at phishlabs recently spotted a trend emerging in malicious websites presented to customers: mobile-focused phishing attacks that attempt to conceal the true domain they were served from by padding the subdomain address with enough hyphens to push the actual source of th...



russian effort to hack u.s. conservative groups thwarted, microsoft says




microsoft corp said on monday that it had recently thwarted hackers associated with russian government attempting to steal user information from conservative groups that promote democracy and advocate for cybersecurity.the company's digital crimes unit (dcu) acted on a court order last week, disrup...



windows defender chrome extension protects against phishing scams




microsoft has launched windows defender browser protection for google’s chrome browser via an extension. anyone can download the extension now, adding an extra layer of protection to block malicious websites. the extension, which is free, alerts users when they attempt to load a dangerous website ...



microsoft uncovers russian hacking efforts ahead of us midterms




the hacking attempts mirror similar russian attacks ahead of the 2016 election, which us intelligence officials have said were focused on helping to elect republican donald trump to the presidency by hurting his democratic opponent, hillary clinton.loadingthis time, more than helping one political p...



russian intelligence agents targeted us voting-software company




the nsa said russian hackers sent phishing emails in august to employees of a private us company that builds polling-place sign-in software. it was unclear whether this phishing attempt worked, though the agency concluded it likely compromised at least one account, considering there were subsequent ...



presstv-russia targeted senate, us think tanks: microsoft




us-based tech giant microsoft has accused russia of seeking to launch cyber attacks on the us senate in the run-up to the november’s congressional elections.in a report published on tuesday, the corporation claimed that hackers linked to the russian government sought to launch cyber attacks on t...



phishing success linked to incentives and sticking to an effective strategy




not all phishing campaigns work, but when an attacker perseveres with a strategy that does it is the key to their success. that's the finding of a new study focusing on the attacker, a largely ignored but crucial aspect of phishing. in addition to identifying successful strategies, it also reveals t...



trust issues: know the limits of ssl certificates




certificate authorities (cas) have given themselves a black eye lately, making it hard for users to trust them. google stopped trusting symantec after discovering the ca had mis-issued thousands of certificates over several years, and researchers found that phishing sites were using paypal-labeled c...



you can now put windows defender into your chrome browser




the vergemicrosoft is bringing the power of windows defender to the chrome browser via an extension.chrome already does a good job of protecting you from malware, but microsoft says the windows defender chrome extension is better.according to microsoft, the windows defender chrome extension is 99 pe...



microsoft edge claims once again to be faster, safer, better




who says the browser wars are over? this time, though, there’s a pinch of fancy marketing added to spice up the competition and drum up the hype. ever since microsoft launched its completely new and “not related to internet explorer at all” web browser, it has been touting edge’s battery eff...