Fishing for Phishers is a Full-Time Job

February 23, 2011By glhaldeman

By Ian Moyse, EMEA Channel Director We seem to take phishing attacks for granted these days, in much the same way that we’ve accepted spam as a natural, and inevitable, by-product of email….read more

Tips to Avoid Tax Season Scams

January 28, 2011By glhaldeman

By Jeff Horne, Director, Threat Research As tax season rolls around again in the US and UK, it seems like a good time to revisit the perils taxpayers face seemingly every year at…read more

WoW Expansion Beta Likely to Spawn Phishers, Scams

June 30, 2010By Andrew Brandt

Blizzard’s announcement today that they will begin a closed beta-test for the latest expansion pack is likely to generate a lot of excitement among that particularly low breed of online criminals who steal…read more

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

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