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Cybercriminals Using Telekopye Telegram Bot to Craft Phishing Scams on a Grand Scale
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Cybercriminals Using Telekopye Telegram Bot to Craft Phishing Scams on a Grand Scale

More information has emerged about Telekopye, a malicious Telegram bot used by threat actors to carry out large-scale phishing scams. "Telekopye can create phishing websites, emails, SMS messages, and more," said Radek Jizba, an ESET security researcher, in a new analysis. The threat actors, codenamed Neanderthals, are known to run the criminal enterprise as a legitimate company, spawning a hierarchical structure that includes various members who take on different roles. After being recruited through advertisements on underground forums, aspiring Neanderthals are invited to join designated Telegram channels for communicating read more Cybercriminals Using Telekopye Telegram Bot to Craft Phishing Scams on a Grand Scale. Get up to date on the latest cybersecurity news and enhanc...
New Telegram Bot “Telekopye” Powering Large scale Phishing Scams from Russia
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New Telegram Bot “Telekopye” Powering Large scale Phishing Scams from Russia

A malicious Telegram bot is being used by a new financially driven operation to assist threat actors in defrauding their targets. The toolkit, called Telekopye (a combination of Telegram and kopye, which means "spear" in Russian), works as an automated way to generate a phishing web page from a preset template and transmit the URL to possible victims, who the thieves have given the codename Mammoths. "This toolkit is implemented as a Telegram bot that, when activated, provides several easy-to-navigate menus in the form of clickable buttons that can accommodate many scammers at once," said Radek Jizba, an ESET researcher, in a report published read more New Telegram Bot "Telekopye" Powering Large scale Phishing Scams from Russia. Stay informed with the best cybersecurity news and ...
UK Politician’s Email Hacked by Suspected Russian Threat Actors
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UK Politician’s Email Hacked by Suspected Russian Threat Actors

A British MP has admitted that his personal email account was compromised by alleged Russian threat actors. In a tweet sent on February 8, Stewart McDonald of the Scottish National Party (SNP) emphasized the spearphishing event. The message said: "I have been dealing with a sophisticated and targeted spear phishing hack of both my personal email account and the personal email account of one of my staff members for the past couple of weeks. These hacks constitute a crime. Although attempts to get into my parliamentary account are ongoing, McDonald, who was formerly the SNP's defense spokesperson read the complete article UK Politician's Email Hacked by Suspected Russian Threat Actors. With ReconBee.com Stay ahead of the latest threats with in-depth coverage of cyber attacks and...