Feb 20 / Admin

New Scam Alert: Russian spear phishing campaign escalates efforts toward critical UK, US and European targets

ComputerWeekly.com reported:   

Russian state-sponsored hackers have become increasingly sophisticated at launching phishing attacks against critical targets in the UK, US and Europe over the past 12 months.

Threat actors have created fake personas, supported by social media accounts, fake profiles and academic papers, to lure targets into replying to sophisticated phishing emails.

Targeting Academics and Journalists. 

The malicious actor generates fake websites, articles and papers to pose as researchers or journalists. In this way, the techniques used are becoming more elaborate and sophisticated, said DeGrippo.

Find the original article and read more here.

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