BDO smishing continues

New variants of text-based phishing messages aka smishing have been seen recently online with quite a number of netizens posting screenshots of what they've received supposedly from BDO. Earlier this week, BDO released an … [Read more...]

Rise of smishing attacks vs PH banks

A new active smishing campaign is targeting clients of Banco De Oro (BDO). The most recent report that we have received was just last night with almost the same content as those of the previous variants released this … [Read more...]

UnionBank warns against smishing

Apparently, it's not just the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) who's currently being targeted with a smishing campaign. Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) is also facing the same threat to its growing digital … [Read more...]

Bulacan website hacked to host BDO phishing page

A recent phishing campaign involving BDO is particularly interesting as the culprits used a government-hosted website to spread the malicious email. The website of the province of Bulacan was first compromised to host the landing … [Read more...]

Coins.ph phishing mail entices users with P10K raffle prize

Customers of Coins.ph are now being targeted with a new variant of phishing mail that entices recipients of a raffle prize amounting to P10,000. Coins.ph user Raymart Pamplina shared on Facebook the phishing mail that he … [Read more...]

New GCash smishing leverages on Red Ribbon promo

GCash's latest promo gives users a chance to win a Red Ribbon cake by just sending P1 to any GCash users. For every 7th person to do this, s/he will be eligible to win. This promotion is good until February 29, 2019. Today, … [Read more...]

New GCash phishing leverages on Chinese New Year

Some GCash users received an SMS alert today saying that they are eligible to claim P750 worth of GCash Ang Pao Rewards. Incidentally, GCash has an on-going Ang Pao promo that will run until February 14, 2019 for their Chinese … [Read more...]

Facebook phishing link arrives in Messenger as friendly message

Facebook is such a huge social media platform that various hackers use it as a training ground or even as an initial step towards a more sophisticated targetted attack. In a recent report sent to us, a user received a message from … [Read more...]

Simple phishing technique still lures multiple Yahoo users

Yahoo has long been tagged as insecure after reports of massive data breach in the company. In the Philippines, a lot of Filipinos still use their email service. This is evident in the recent phishing campaign that targetted Yahoo … [Read more...]

Cybercriminals target BDO, BPI clients via phishing

After BPI, its rival bank BDO is now being dragged into another possible series of phishing attacks. BDO's phishing mail carrying the subject "Account Login Verification!" urges recipients to verify their online account to … [Read more...]