Amazon Leads Malware Hosts and Getting Worse

Fake Website Imitates Westpac Banking Corporation for Phishing

Comodo has uncovered another phishing scam, in which Cyber criminals send victims to a fake banking website in an effort to steal their sensitive banking information. The email is sent from info@wbc.com, with the subject “1 new Payment!” The content of the email looks like t...

Email Security

Alert: Wells Fargo Phishing Scam

Comodo has detected a new Wells Fargo scam email that appears to be sent via a server in United States. The email contains a clickable company logo, which directs the user to the Wells Fargo official website. The links on the page are legitimate—except for one in the body of...

Malvertising

Beware Ad Attacks: Malvertising is Booming

Remember when online security meant avoiding those sites on the wrong side of the tracks? No more. Malvertising is booming—not only in the number of attacks, but in sophistication as well. “Malicious advertising” is the illegal effort of spreading malware through legitimate...

Social Security

Shylock vs Comodo Containment

Shylock is the notorious banking malware designed to fool you into giving your banking login and account details to Cybercrooks. If its name and behavior sound familiar, consider yourself well-read. A bit of trivia: Shylock earned its name by references in its code to Willia...

Fraudulent Bank

Fradulent Bank Website Bears Alarming Resemblance

Fradulent Bank Website Bears Alarming Resemblance Comodo’s Anti-spam lab has discovered a fradulent bank posing frighteningly similar to a legitimate banking website. The fraudulent website mirrors the real Malaysian banking website of Kumari Bank. Site Still Active While th...

OpenSSL

OpenSSL Security Advisory

OpenSSL has recently disclosed a high severity vulnerability that may require you to upgrade your version of OpenSSL. Comodo anticipates this flaw will only affect a small percentage of installations, largely because the bug only affects those that installed the OpenSSL rele...

Cryptolocker

Cryptolocker vs Comodo’s Containment

Cryptolocker, the ransomware Trojan, works like this: 1. Reads a file 2. Encrypts that file 3. Overwrites original file with encrypted file 4. Demands ransom But when Cryptolocker meets Comodo’s Containment technology, any new unknown file goes into Comodo Containment....

Paypal Phishing

Alert: New PayPal Phishing Scam

Comodo has identified a new PayPal phishing email, which is being sent via a server in Turkey. Because PayPal uses email to contact its customers, fraudsters can easily fake the name in the sender’s email address. The email contains only a clickable image of a textual...

Twitter Scams

Twitter Direct Message Phishing Scams Continue

Phishing scams are continuing to plague Twitter users, now through the platform’s Direct Message (DM) feature. As many people know, with the DM feature, users can send direct twitter messages to people, without broadcasting to the entire community. The condition of DM is the...

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Free Amazon Gift Card? Just Say No!

Android users throughout North American are being text message spammed with a link promising a free $200 Amazon credit card. Clicking on the link would be a big mistake because it will download malware that accesses your contact list to further spread this malware. The malwa...

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