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Industrial companies around the world targeted in phishing attacks believed to be originating in Nigeria [Read More]
Hackers compromised a Stanford University web server to deploy phishing sites, hacking tools, and defacement pages since January, Netcraft has discovered. [Read More]
Spear-phishing attacks are increasingly focused - a study by IRONSCALES found that most attacks only targeted 10 inboxes or less [Read More]
A new Terra Privacy product called Hacker Deterrent Pro uses dynamic whitelisting to block malware and phishing attacks [Read More]
Russian authorities dismantle cybercrime gang responsible for infecting 1 million Android phones with a banking Trojan and stealing nearly $900,000 [Read More]
The number of phishing websites using HTTPS increased considerably since Firefox and Chrome introduced warnings for unsafe login pages [Read More]
Following last week’s phishing attack against Gmail users, Google is planning tightened OAuth rules to prevent similar incidents from occurring. [Read More]
Cybercriminals continue to target users in South Korea with the Blackmoon banking Trojan and they are now leveraging a new framework for delivery [Read More]
A phishing scam that tricked people with what appeared to be Google Docs links was doused by the internet giant after spreading wildly on May 3, 2017. [Read More]
Chrome, Firefox and Opera expose their users to phishing attacks that rely on Unicode domain names [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Phishing

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Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
What do you do when your organization has been victimized by a phishing attack? If you wait until you are actually under an attack it is too late.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Organizationally, there are things you can do to help avoid becoming a victim, and to minimize damage if you are victimized.
Ram Mohan's picture
The semiannual “Global Phishing Survey” from the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) provides powerful insight into what is happening in phishing worldwide.
Idan Aharoni's picture
Cooperation in the underground economy could enable a fraudster in Russia who masters the art of phishing to team up with another fraudster who already has the infrastructure of cashing out compromised online banking accounts of US banks.
Chris Hinkley's picture
Businesses usually don’t think about social engineering when securing company data. It used to be believed that social engineering was reserved for governments and organizations with enemies. That's not the case anymore.
Ram Mohan's picture
Domain name typo squatting, a decade-old headache for marketing and legal departments, is putting corporate data at risk. But evidence suggests that it is becoming a risk that also needs to be on the CSO's radar.
Irida Xheneti's picture
The risks are real, and growing more complex by the month. That doesn't mean you're powerless to keep your infrastructure and data secure.
Ram Mohan's picture
Cybercriminals have enough information to construct highly targeted phishing attacks. So, how can you mitigate the risk of falling victim to spear-phishing attacks?
Idan Aharoni's picture
Unlike real-world dumpster diving, "electronic dumpster diving" can enable cybercriminals to access all the documents currently held by the user, not just those that were thrown away.
Greg Olsen's picture
These best practices for DKIM can help you get more email delivered and lower the likelihood that a message will be categorized as spam.