Phishing Attacks

iOS and Android targeted by Man-in-the-Middle attacks
Akamai has issued an alert on the Xsser mobile remote access trojan (mRAT), which targets iOS and Android devices and which may involve cellphone tower eavesdropping for location-specific attacks.
Phishing attacks targeting media websites: Akamai
The third quarter of 2014 saw not only a massive increase in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, but also the prominence of phishing attacks, according to Akamai Technologies Inc’s Prolexic Security Engineering and Research Team (PLXsert).
Every third phishing attack aimed at stealing money: Kaspersky Lab
60% of all phishing attacks using fake bank pages exploited names of just 25 organizations Fake bank websites were involved in twice as many phishing attacks in 2013
New attacks targeting ministries, media and others: Trend Micro
Trend Micro has reported a new targeted attack campaign called 'Safe' which compromised government ministries, technology firms, media outlets, academic institutions and non-governmental organisations from over 100 countries.
Mathematician unlocks weak domain keys, Google and Microsoft affected
DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) Verifiers have been found to be susceptible to abuse by attackers due to weak encryption, allowing for the spoofing of e-mails from recognized domain names.
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