Kaspersky Cybercriminals use smartphone calendars to distribute scam offers

Kaspersky Lab: Cybercriminals use smartphone calendars to distribute scam offers

Spam and phishing that exploit non-traditional attack vectors can be lucrative for criminals, as they can catch out experienced users who might not fall for a more common threat. This is particularly the case when it comes to trusted legitimate services, such as default email calendar features, and these are exploited through so-called “calendar phishing”. #KasperskyLab

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Charging Mobile Devices Could Put Data at Risk

Smartphones can be compromised when charged using a standard USB connection connected to a computer, Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered in a proof-of-concept experiment. The researchers are now evaluating what the impact of such an incident might be.