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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

Multiple serious security vulnerabilities were addressed in GPU drivers and vGPU software. [Read More]
U.S. Treasury FinCEN alert warns financial institutions of COVID-19 vaccine-related fraud, ransomware, and other cyberattacks. [Read More]
The bot-mitigation and fraud detection company finds an exit after raising $31 million in venture capital funding. [Read More]
Cybercriminals employ COVID-19 vaccine-related schemes to obtain personal information and money from unsuspecting victims. [Read More]
Russia-linked Zebrocy targets government and commercial organizations with COVID-19 vaccine-themed phishing emails. [Read More]
Microsoft has quietly patched a wormable, zero-click vulnerability in the widely deployed Microsoft Teams application. [Read More]
The deal gives NortonLifeLock an immediate foothold in the Europe, where Avira is known for providing a freemium anti-malware product to about $30 million devices. [Read More]
An unknown threat actor that is likely sponsored by a nation state is believed to be behind a phishing campaign targeting the COVID-19 vaccine cold chain. [Read More]
Cybercriminals are using a fake FINRA domain in a phishing campaign targeting United States organizations, FINRA warns. [Read More]
Three Nigerian nationals have been arrested in Lagos for their suspected involvement in Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Phishing

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Torsten George's picture
Vishing is a form of criminal phone fraud, combining one-on-one phone calls with custom phishing sites.
Alastair Paterson's picture
The barriers to entering the field of cybercrime have been significantly lowered, and for modest amounts of money, would-be scammers can buy high-quality phishing tools online.
Torsten George's picture
Most of today’s cyber-attacks are front ended by phishing campaigns. So, what can organizations do to prevent their users from falling for the bait of these attacks?
Laurence Pitt's picture
Many of us are familiar with the two most common types of socially engineered attacks – phishing and spear-phishing – but there are many more to be aware of.
Alastair Paterson's picture
Domain name typo-squatting is an established tactic in the world of cybercrime.
Alastair Paterson's picture
Cybercriminals rely on tried and trusted methods for phishing; as long as there is even a four percent chance that phishing techniques will be successful, they will continue to use them.
Siggi Stefnisson's picture
“Evasive phishing" is not a term much heard, but we all will—and need to—start talking a lot more about it than we have in the past.
Alastair Paterson's picture
BEC is becoming increasingly profitable for threat actors as organizations are making it easy for adversaries to gain access to the valuable information that sits within these inboxes.
Siggi Stefnisson's picture
We should be thinking about how users work, what they do and how it affects the security posture of the business, but does security really start with them?
Devon Kerr's picture
If phishing attacks slip past the first line of defense, security teams need to be able to identify suspicious activity and stop it before hackers can learn enough about their enterprise to execute a full attack.