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A joint report from SAP and Onapsis warns that advanced threat actors are targeting new vulnerabilities in SAP applications within days after the availability of security patches. [Read More]
Researchers report that a subgroup of the Molerats APT is employing voice changing software in attacks targeting regional adversaries and political opponents. [Read More]
In a new pilot program, the U.S. DoD invites the HackerOne community to remotely test the participating DoD contractors’ assets and report on any identified vulnerabilities. [Read More]
Kaspersky researchers warn that China-linked APT group Cycldek using custom malware in a series of recent attacks targeting government and military entities in Vietnam. [Read More]
The U.S. government's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warns that APT actors are exploiting Fortinet FortiOS vulnerabilities in attacks targeting commercial, government, and technology services networks. [Read More]
VMWare fixes a serious URL-handling vulnerability in the Carbon Black administrative interface and warns of authentication bypass and potential code execution risks. [Read More]
A third-party audit financed by the New York Times discovers a high-risk vulnerability but overall gives Securedrop Workstation a positive security bill of health. [Read More]
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's CISA is directing federal agencies to scan their Microsoft Exchange environments for four weeks and report if they find any compromised servers. [Read More]
Researchers warns that tens of thousands of QNAP SOHO NAS devices potentially impacted by unpatched remote code execution flaws. [Read More]
Citrix warns that the bugs could result in privileged code in a guest virtual machine to crash the host or render it unresponsive. [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.