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In July 2017, global spam rate reached the highest level registered since March 2015, fueled by the emergence of malware families attempting to self-spread via email, Symantec warns. [Read More]
Over one million users were exposed to adware after the developer of a highly popular Chrome extension fell victim to a phishing attack. [Read More]
A variant of the Dok malware for Mac targets Swiss banking users in attacks that appear to be part of Operation Emmental [Read More]
Hackers used template injection to phish credentials in recent attacks targeting critical infrastructure companies in the U.S. and Europe [Read More]
Threat actor targets several prominent Chinese-language news websites in phishing, malware and reconnaissance attacks [Read More]
Bithumb, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, suffered a data breach. Hackers used stolen data to empty wallets [Read More]
Barracuda Networks announced a new artificial intelligence (AI) powered spear-phishing and business email compromise (BEC) realtime detection and prevention solution. [Read More]
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]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Phishing

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Jack Danahy's picture
Is the appropriate response to blame the victim when increasingly sophisticated attacks and the rise in credential thefts are making any user’s goal of protecting themselves much more difficult?
Simon Crosby's picture
It’s hard keeping criminals from infiltrating networks, much less worrying that users will simply open the door to bad guys by letting their guard down.
Johnnie Konstantas's picture
While most of us aren’t asking for it, chances are high that we, too, have been—or will become—victims of a cyber attack.
Alastair Paterson's picture
While you may understand the risks that come from the use of social media, what options do you have to protect your organization against them?
Bill Sweeney's picture
As data moves online, social engineering techniques have become far more personalized, technologically advanced and ultimately successful.
James Foster's picture
Monitoring social media is a daunting task. Enterprises must have risk management plans in place to monitor, identify, combat and remediate social media-based threats.
Torsten George's picture
For all the benefits that social media networks provide, organizations must recognize that they present a double-edged sword when it comes to security.
Marc Solomon's picture
Many continue to click on links or attachments sent via email without taking any steps to verify the origin of the email or the validity of the link or attachment. It only takes one click to for an attacker to establish a foothold in the target’s systems.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
For a month, I kept all of my spam, then looked at the subject matter, where it was from and tried to analyze some additional characteristics of the spam.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Social engineering attacks can happen at any time. Here are some strategies you can use to help reduce the chances of a successful social engineering/phishing attack you or your organization.