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Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus in U.S. made a disclosure on Sept 7th that they suffered a massive data breach on July 29th, 2017. They reported an estimated 143 million consumers may be impacted, making it one the largest breaches in U.S. history. As security researchers, we've been closely monitoring the news since it broke out. In this blog post, we share some early domains that look suspicious and are worth monitoring closely. As...

There has been quite a bit of talk lately in the media around Homograph attacks following the disclosure of a browser vulnerability by Xudong Zheng. The technique itself is not new as we've seen several talks in the past at security conferences, from as early as 2012. The good news is most modern browsers have mechanisms in place to limit homograph attacks and Zheng's proof-of-concept exploited a very specific vulnerability as you can read in his post. A...

If you use email, chances are you are aware on how to spot phishing emails. It turns out that is not enough to be safe from phishing online, with bad actors increasingly getting creative with their techniques to steal sensitive user data. We spotted a very recent Twitter account that got active barely 16 hours prior to the time of this post. It infringes on Natwest bank's brand and has been tweeting replies to unsuspecting users with links to...