A week in security (September 24 – 30)

A roundup of the security news from September 24–30 including phishing, Apple woes, a vulnerability in the wild, e-commerce attacks, phone spam, and a massive Facebook breach.

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Mobile Menace Monday: SMS phishing attacks target the job market

Could it be that our dream job awaits via a random SMS message? On the contrary, this SMS phishing attack could cause nightmares for unsuspecting job hunters.

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6 sure signs someone is phishing you—besides email

Beyond the medium used to reach you (which is most often email), what are some of the common signs and behaviors of phishing? Conversations that focus on the inbox only leave users with an inadequate understanding of how to protect against this ubiquitous threat.

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Something’s phishy: How to detect phishing attempts

Phishing has evolved from the days of the Nigerian prince, taking on many forms and mediums. Learn how to detect today’s sophisticated phishing attempts.

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New smishing campaign targets T-Mobile subscribers

Criminals after online credentials have homed in on T-Mobile users, luring them with a $20 discount in exchange for bits of information.

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