Phishing

In Q3, Microsoft was the most frequently targeted brand by cybercriminals, soaring from fifth place (relating to 7% of all brand phishing attempted globally in Q2 of 2020) to the top of the ranking,...
Oct 20, 2020
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Coronavirus-related email subjects remain the biggest threat, according to KnowBe4’s Q3, 2020 phishing report. Covering the entire third quarter, simulated phishing tests with a message related to...
Oct 16, 2020
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The pandemic and ensuing WFH initiatives changed the IT risk landscape. Because healthcare organizations are on the front line of the battle to contain COVID-19, they had to revise their...
Oct 14, 2020
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While the COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted the lives and operations of many people and organizations, the pandemic failed to interrupt the onslaught of spam and phishing emails targeting people’s...
Sep 22, 2020
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Hackers looking for opportunities to ingress into organizations have found COVID-19 an ideal hook to exploit by tapping into the human emotions of fear, anxiety and uncertainty. Phishing attacks...
Sep 10, 2020
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The frequency of phishing threats has risen considerably throughout the last few months, with companies experiencing an average of 1,185 attacks every month, according to GreatHorn’s 2020 Phishing...
Sep 02, 2020
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Phishing attacks are becoming increasingly more targeted, according to Kaspersky’s Q2, 2020 report. A number of new tricks have also been found - from HR dismissal emails to attacks, disguised as...
Aug 11, 2020
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There have been increases in ransomware, opportunistic use of COVID-19 pandemic, systemic weaknesses and growing reliance on Microsoft Office files by cybercriminals, according to SonicWall’s 2020...
Jul 24, 2020
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Phishing is the top digital fraud scheme worldwide related to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to TransUnion’s Consumer Financial Hardship studies. Among consumers reporting being targeted with...
Jul 24, 2020
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There has been an average of 375 new threats per minute and a surge of cybercriminals exploiting the pandemic through COVID-19 themed malicious apps, phishing campaigns, malware, and more, according...
Jul 22, 2020
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Over the last decade, cyber security has rapidly become a concerning problem. Rightfully so, given how a cyber-attack can compromise an organization’s key functions and processes within a matter of...
Jul 13, 2020
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In recent months, an invisible virus has changed the world; working from home and remote interactions with services have become the new norm and the way we work, interact and live have shifted...
Jun 23, 2020
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In recent trends, threat actors are taking advantage of pandemic situation to trick the users to give up their sensitive information by taking advantage of the interest associated with recent novel...
May 19, 2020
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There has been significant growth of the lifespan of phishing attacks in the second half of 2019, according to Group-IB’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-GIB).  This has resulted in the...
May 11, 2020
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In a brand phishing attack, criminals try to imitate the official website of a well-known brand by using a similar domain name or URL and web-page design to the genuine site.  The link to the fake...
Apr 15, 2020
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Ransomware attacks skyrocketed in 2019, according to the latest Beazley Breach Briefing, an annual update on cyber trends produced by leading cyber insurer Beazley. Beazley’s in-house team of breach...
Apr 03, 2020
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As much of the world grapples with the new coronavirus, COVID-19, and how to handle it, attackers are taking advantage of the widespread discussion of COVID-19 in emails and across the web. There has...
Mar 27, 2020
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Hackers are using smarter techniques, such as brand impersonation, social engineering, and phishing to steal login credentials and access an email account, according to Barracuda study. Once the...
Feb 10, 2020
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Phishing attacks have been a leading cause for breaches globally, with 83% of information security (infosec) professionals reported having experienced phishing attacks in 2018, up from 76% in 2017,...
Jan 21, 2020
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50% of all unique organizations impacted by observed phishing domains were from the financial services sector, according to Akamai’s 2019 State of the Internet/Security Financial Services Attack...
Aug 01, 2019
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While most IT professionals are more confident about their email security systems than they were a year ago, email attacks continue to have a significant impact on businesses, according to key...
Jul 29, 2019
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ESDS Software Solutions, a managed hybrid cloud service provider has announced the launch of MTvScan 2.0, the latest version of its popular ‘Malware Threats & Vulnerability Scanner’ already in...
May 30, 2018
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