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High-Tech Bridge improves Trademark Monitoring Radar with new feature designed to identify squatted or fraudulent accounts on social networks and code repositories [Read More]
Facebook introduces simple new security feature to help users check if the emails they receive are legitimate or part of a phishing campaign [Read More]
Organizations are getting better at detecting breaches, but attackers are also working on improving their tactics and techniques [Read More]
Israel-based anti-phishing firm IRONSCALES raises $6.5 million. Money will be used to expand sales and expedite R&D for its technologies [Read More]
Account takeover study conducted by Google shows that phishing poses the greatest threat to users, followed by keyloggers and third-party breaches [Read More]
Cybersecurity firm Proofpoint on Tuesday announced that it has agreed to acquire messaging security firm Cloudmark for $110 million in cash. [Read More]
The Russia-linked threat group known as Fancy Bear has abused Google’s Blogspot service in phishing attacks [Read More]
Security researchers hunted down more than 3,200 unique phishing kits, tracked the actors behind the kits, and identified kit re-use across sites, [Read More]
Security awareness training and simulated phishing firm KnowBe4 raises $30 million in Series B funding round [Read More]
China-linked cyber espionage group uses recently patched .NET vulnerability in attacks aimed at a US shipbuilding firm and a university with military ties [Read More]

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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.