Phishing

Apple Tops List of Most Imitated Brands for Phishing in Q1 2020

According to Check Point Research’s latest Brand Phishing Report for Q1 2020, Apple has become the most imitated brand in Q1 2020 rising from the 7th spot in Q4 of 2019. The research firm notes that criminals have been exploiting the online buzz of the new Apple Watch to launch widespread phishing attacks. For those who aren’t...

Apple Outlines How to Identify App Store, iTunes Phishing Emails

In a new Apple support document published last week, the company has outlined techniques for avoiding phishing App Store and iTunes emails, following a new wave of legitimate-looking scam emails going around. Apple notes that actual App Store and iTunes emails always include your updated billing information, something scammers may not have access to. [Phishing email example] Apple highlights that any legitimate...

Google Adds Phishing Protection to Gmail on iOS

Following a widespread phishing scam that affected Gmail users in May, Google began rolling out a new security feature in its Gmail application that will help alert users to suspicious links. The company rolled out the security feature on Android in May. Today, Google announced that the phishing protection to their Gmail application on iOS....