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Callisto is a threat actor that has spied on entities with an interest in foreign and security policy in Europe and South Caucasus [Read More]
Cyberespionage group apparently not linked to any previously known actor uses Windows and Android malware to target organizations in the Middle East [Read More]
Cybercriminals have been stealing payment card data from Magento stores by hijacking a payments extension [Read More]
Cybercrime group tracked by FireEye as FIN7 targets personnel involved in SEC filings. At least 11 US organizations targeted [Read More]
Google shares data on the malware, phishing and spam emails targeting corporate Gmail inboxes [Read More]
Amnesty International has analyzed a sophisticated phishing campaign targeting human rights activists in Qatar and Nepal [Read More]
Thousands of Android devices, including ones running Android 6 and 7, infected with Marcher trojan [Read More]
A newly observed phishing campaign targeting PayPal users employs checks to immediately verify whether the entered login credentials are legitimate or not, Proofpoint reveals. [Read More]
Spam messages accounted for 65% of overall email in 2016, with 8-10% of spam considered malicious, according to Cisco's 2017 Annual Cybersecurity Report . [Read More]
A recently observed phishing campaign is targeting PayPal users with fake pages that are well designed and difficult to distinguish from the real ones, ESET researchers warn. [Read More]

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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.