Avanan Blog Attack Briefs (2)


QR Code Attacks Have Global Reach 

Cybercriminals are launching incredibly sophisticated "quishing” campaigns armed with malicious QR codes. Attack volumes have grown 2,400% since May, including an at...

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The Rise in QR Code Attacks

Recently, we've seen a lot of news about Quishing--or QR Code phishing. This is when the link behind a QR code is malicious, but the QR code itself is not. There was...

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Account Takeover from Student Emails

Account takeovers happen when an outside actor gains access to an email account. This can happen through a number of ways, from standard brute force to more complex ...

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Phishing via Google Collection

We've been continually writing about how hackers are utilizing Google as a springboard to launch phishing attacks. The latest version of this is through Google Colle...

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BBTok: Analyzing Banking Malware

Recently, Check Point Research (CPR) made an alarming discovery in Latin America - an ongoing campaign deploying a fresh variant of the BBTok banking malware. This n...

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Attack Breakdown: BEC in Action

BEC attacks are financially damaging and difficult to stop. It's why hackers continually launch these attacks. In this video, we break down one example of a BEC atta...

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Account Takeover Attack: How This Hotel Almost Lost $50,000

In an account takeover (ATO) attack, an attacker gains unauthorized access to the credentials for a user’s online account. This access can then be used for identity ...

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Breaking Down the Remcos Malware Attempts on Colombian Banks

Check Point researchers recently discovered a large-scale phishing campaign in Colombia targeting over 40 prominent companies. The attackers aimed to discreetly inst...

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