Avanan Blog Attack Briefs (18)


New Attack Spoofs Vaccine Passes to Steal Credentials

Many countries and cities around the world are instituting a so-called COVID pass. The idea is that an app will show a person’s vaccination status or proof of negati...

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No Display: New Obfuscation Tactic Emerges

Hackers have a long history of trying to obfuscate their true intent. We've written about this extensively, whether it's MetaMorph, SiteCloak, ZeroFont, baseStriker ...

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New Attack Sends Phishing Via DocuSign

Avanan researchers have discovered a new attack, whereby hackers can use DocuSign to send malicious documents and phishing links

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New Scam Targets Auto Accidents

Avanan researchers have uncovered an attack that spoofs an automobile accident report. Here's what it looks like:

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Phishing and Artificial Intelligence: Aren't We Merely a Sentiment?

A post in occasional series about the ins and outs of data science, by senior AI researcher Natan Katz.

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New Attack Leverages Milanote to Host Phishing Content

A big winner over the pandemic has been the use of collaboration apps. That includes Microsoft Teams and Slack and Zoom, but there are countless apps across the web ...

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Spark a Phish: Another Case of Legitimate Services Used for Attacks

Attackers have found a consistent way to bypass SEG filters and get to the inbox. We've written about it a lot lately, in large part because we continue to see tons ...

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Change of Direction: Too Many Redirects Fool Scanners

A common way for attackers to evade security solutions is to include URL redirects in the body of an email. For security solutions to effectively determine if the UR...

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Don't Close: Scamming Closing Notifications with Credential Harvesting

Avanan researchers have uncovered an attack that leverages the notification of closing documents to send a credential harvesting link.

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