- In wake of the Anthem data breach, which may have compromised information from up to 80 million Americans, there have been several fake phishing attacks sent out alleging to be from Anthem. For anyone who may have had their data compromised, please be aware that Anthem will be sending physical letters, not emails, to those that may have been affected. Additionally, Anthem will not be calling affected persons.
- In a very sophisticated attack, smishing, vishing, and phishing attacks were coordinated in a campaign targeting customers at several major U.S. banks. The attacks largely occurred in the Southern US, and redirected Holiday Inn lines to fake voice messages from major U.S. banks.
- Are you a cryptocurrency enthusiast? Coinbase users were targeted in a phishing attack asking users to accept new terms of service. If you were affected, you can contact Coinbase and they will reimburse you for your stolen coins.
- "Desert Falcon Group", a group of hackers from the Middle East, used spear phishing emails and fake social profiles to allegedly steal more than 1 million files from victims.
- A new phishing scam targeting parents is falsely claiming to be an alert about child predators. This might be the most distasteful phishing attack we have seen in the wild since we started these alerts.
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