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Spoofed Navy Federal emails with PDF's linking to …

on January 10, 2017 | by Jonathan French | bank, credit union, Digital Degenerate, federal, navy, pdf, phishing

PDF phishing emails seem to be popular these days. While the PDF format isn't immune to its own vulnerabilities used for malware, the biggest abuse we see is a phishing link embedded in the PDF leading to an external site. With the popularity of PDF files in general and the fact you can embed links ... read more

Adobe Phishing links in PDF

on July 06, 2016 | by Jonathan French | Adobe, Amazon,, Digital Degenerate, javascript, login, pdf, phishing, Spam

We noticed a phishing campaign this morning that used some interesting redirects we don't see too often. The email itself was plain and the body empty, with the only thing standing out being the very long subject line. The long subject line, empty body, and from/reply-to info should set off some red ... read more