Email spoofing attacks are on the rise

The number of email spoofing attacks has almost doubled month-on-month, a new report from cybersecurity experts at Kaspersky suggests. According to the firm, the total number of spoofing attacks rose to 8,204 in May, up from 4,440 the month prior. A number of different methods fall under the “email spoofing” category, it seems, as Kaspersky says the attack can be …

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Criminals are getting better at spoofing banking services

Covid-19 continues to provide inspiration for cybercriminals and fraudsters looking to scam people out of their hard-earned money. A new report from cybersecurity firm Bitdefender claims that, with Covid-19 forcing people indoors, online shopping and banking is surging. Criminals are well aware of this fact and have started spoofing banking emails more frequently, looking to defraud consumers. In September, for …

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