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PasswordBox, a maker of software solutions that help users keep track of passwords across computers and mobile devices, announced that it has raised $6 Million in a Series A funding round.
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Chantilly, Virginia-based PhishMe, a company that teaches security awareness to help users identify “Phishing” or targeted attacks, today launched a new tool Outlook Add-in that lets users easily report suspected phishing emails with the push of a button.
Trusteer, a provider of cybercrime protection solutions for endpoints, announced the availability of the its Cybercrime Prevention Architecture for e-commerce sites.
Actual simulated phishing attack results show that C-level executives may be most likely to take the bait and fall for simple or sophisticated spear phishing attacks.

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Phishing

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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.
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.