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Phishing Story: Yahoo

In 2016, a primary email service provider, Yahoo, experienced one of the most significant data breaches in history. The breach, which occurred in 2014 but was only discovered and disclosed in 2016, affected approximately 500 million Yahoo user accounts. The Read more…

Phishing Story: Twitter

In 2017, a central social media platform, Twitter, fell victim to a large-scale phishing attack that compromised the accounts of several high-profile individuals and organisations. The attack, known as the “Bitcoin scam hack,” targeted verified accounts with large follower counts Read more…

Phishing Story: Target

In 2014, a major U.S. retailer, Target Corporation, experienced a massive data breach that affected millions of its customers. The breach was initiated through a sophisticated phishing attack targeted at one of Target’s third-party vendors. The attackers, belonging to a Read more…

Phishing Story: SBI

In 2018, one of India’s largest banks, the State Bank of India (SBI), faced a significant phishing attack targeting its customers nationwide. The attack aimed to trick customers into divulging their personal and financial information, leading to potentially fraudulent activities. Read more…

Phishing Story: JP Morgan

In 2019, a large multinational corporation known for its financial services, JPMorgan Chase, experienced a significant phishing attack that targeted its customers—the attack aimed to gather sensitive customer information and gain unauthorized access to their accounts. The phishing campaign began Read more…