Phisher Puts Antiphishing Tool in the Crosshairs

June 3, 2010By Andrew Brandt

A small-time Trojan has decided to butt heads with a big-time anti-phishing tool, and ended up with dirt on its face. The malware looks like a fairly generic clone of Trojan-Phisher-SABanks, with an…read more

8 Tips for Filing Taxes Online Safely

April 6, 2010By Andrew Brandt

By Mike Kronenberg Getting ready to file your taxes online — and doing it at the last minute? Well, cyber-scammers are ready for you. Thieves are schemers, and they’ve got a bag full…read more

Twitter Phish Floods Network with Short URLs

February 24, 2010By Andrew Brandt

All day, I’ve been getting reports from my Twitter-using friends and acquaintances that they’ve been receiving tweets of short URLs. I took a look and it looks like another phishing campaign aimed at…read more

Friends, Followers, Fans: Be On Guard in 2010

December 30, 2009By mikekronenberg

By Mike Kronenberg Do you use a social networking site? Be prepared, because I predict in 2010 it’ll be a major target for cyber criminals. Among the threat experts here at Webroot, we’ve…read more

Facebook Phishing Campaign Wants Your Passwords

November 2, 2009By Andrew Brandt

Yet another new phishing campaign targeting users of Facebook struck over the Halloween holiday weekend. After scammers began filling inboxes last week with bogus “Facebook update” attachments, this weekend we saw a different group…read more

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