Travelex Paid $2 3 Million In Ransom To Restore Its Systems

Jimmy/ June 15, 2022/ bleeping computer

However, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 328 has criticised the practice after OHSU (Oregon Health & Science University) conducted a simulated phishing attack on its staff. It added that although the number of compromised accounts represents only a small fraction of the total number of NHS email accounts, it still amounted to a dangerous and widespread scam. Users who complies with the request are unwittingly handing their information to scammers, who use the stolen credentials to reset the user’s password and take control of the account.

This month, we look at a scam targeting people seeking verified Twitter status, a phishing attack that uses harvested login credentials from NHS staff and a simulated social engineering test that backfired. Wordfence is a security plugin installed on over 4 million WordPress sites. The owner of this site is using Wordfence to manage access to their site. … Read More