Pierluigi Paganini December 19, 2023
Smishing Triad: Cybercriminals Impersonate UAE Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship on the Peak of Holidays Season

Smishing Triad: Researchers warn crooks impersonating UAE Federal Authority for Identity and citizenship ahead of the Holiday Season Resecurity, Inc. (USA) has identified a new fraudulent campaign by the Smishing Triad gang in which they are impersonating the United Arab Emirates Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship. This campaign involves malicious SMS/iMessage texts that pretend […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 18, 2023
Deepfake and smishing. How hackers compromised the accounts of 27 Retool customers in the crypto industry

Software development company Retool was the victim of a smishing attack that resulted in the compromise of 27 accounts of its cloud customers. Software development company Retool revealed that 27 accounts of its cloud customers were compromised as a result of an SMS-based social engineering attack. The company states that one of its employees was […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 04, 2023
“Smishing Triad” Targeted USPS and US Citizens for Data Theft

Resecurity has identified a large-scale smishing campaign, tracked as Smishing Triad, targeting the US Citizens. Earlier episodes have revealed victims from the U.K., Poland, Sweden, Italy, Indonesia, Japan and other countries – the group was impersonating the Royal Mail, New Zealand Postal Service (NZPOST), Correos (Spain), Postnord, Poste Italiane and the Italian Revenue Service (Agenzia […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 20, 2023
A sophisticated threat actor hit cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase

The Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange was the victim of a sophisticated cyberattack, experts believe is was targeted by Twilio hackers. A sophisticated threat actor launched a smishing campaign against the employees of the cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. According to the company, on February 5, 2023, some of its employees received text messages requesting them to urgently log […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 01, 2022
US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) warns of the rise of smishing attacks

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) warned Americans of the rising threat of smishing (robotexts) attacks. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued an alert to warn Americans of the rising threat of smishing (robotexts) attacks aimed at stealing their personal information or for financial scams. “The FCC’s Robocall Response Team is alerting consumers to the rising […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 08, 2022
Roaming Mantis SMSishing campaign now targets Europe

The Roaming Mantis SMS phishing campaign is now targeting Android and iPhone users in Europe with malicious apps and phishing pages. Roaming Mantis surfaced in March 2018 when hacked routers in Japan redirecting users to compromised websites. Roaming Mantis is a credential theft and malware campaign that leverages smishing to distribute malicious Android apps in the format of […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 24, 2019
US authorities have sentenced to prison 3 Romanian men who hacked US servers

Three Romanian men who have been sentenced to prison for a fraud scheme totaling more than $21 million. US authorities have sentenced to prison three Romanian men who hacked US servers and used them in a fraud scheme that totaled more than $21 million. The men are Teodor Laurentiu Costea, Robert Codrut Dumitrescu, and Cosmin […]