A state of constant uncertainty or uncertain constancy? Fast flux explained

Although often seen as an illegal cybercriminal tactic, the methodology behind fast flux is actually far from evil. So how is it being abused? Read on to learn more.

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Seamless campaign serves RIG EK via Punycode (updated)

The most prolific gate to the RIG exploit kit is coming in a different flavor. The Seamless campaign is now using a domain name with foreign characters translated by Punycode.

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A week in security (November 27 – December 03)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from Monday, November 27 to Sunday, December 3, including smart toys, another security breach, ransomware, and things to ponder when shopping for gifts this Christmas season.

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PayPal phish asks to verify transactions—don’t do it

We take a look at a batch of fake PayPal emails asking potential victims to visit a so-called resolution center to address unverified transactions.

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Bad romance: catphishing explained

You may have heard of catfishing, where people lure romancers online by faking their identity. But what about catphishing? This dangerous practice uses similar romantic triggers, only its goal is to dupe users and businesses out of personal info.

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