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In this mad, mad world of breaches, organizations are scrambling to keep their heads above water. It's like trying to navigate a minefield while blindfolded and riding a unicycle — one wrong move, and everything goes up in flames. ... Read more
Published on: 06-20-2024
Scammers are now impersonating legitimate services like Booking.com and Kayak to target people planning their summer vacations. One out of every 33 vacation-themed domains registered last month was malicious, researchers at Check Point warn. ... Read more
Published on: 06-20-2024
Happy 1st birthday to our KnowBe4 Community! We’re so excited to celebrate our community's first anniversary. It’s been filled with so many wholesome moments and learning opportunities. ... Read more
Published on: 06-19-2024
Mandiant has published a report looking at cyber threats targeting Brazil, finding that more than 85% of government-backed phishing activity comes from threat actors based in China, North Korea and Russia. ... Read more
Published on: 06-18-2024
We live in a world where the term "cybersecurity" tends to make folks either shiver with anxiety or yawn with boredom. The narrative has always been about hacking, phishing, and all sorts of digital skullduggery. However, the overlooked truth is that users don't adopt best security practices because they’re designed... Read more
Published on: 06-18-2024
Researchers at Trustwave warn that a phishing campaign is distributing malware via HTML attachments disguised as invoices. Notably, the HTML files abuse the Windows Search protocol to launch Windows Explorer and trick users into installing the malware. ... Read more
Published on: 06-17-2024
Cybercriminals are broadening their targets to include even local political candidates, as an escalating series of phishing attacks was recently directed at school board candidates in Colorado. ... Read more
Published on: 06-17-2024
Increasing phishing attacks are a constant threat to organizations, making it crucial for users to report suspicious emails. ... Read more
Published on: 06-17-2024
Japan has a large number of Forbes Global 2000 corporations--more than the UK, Germany, and France combined. Despite this economic strength, Japan faces an alarming and growing threat from phishing attacks, which is much worse than previously assumed.According to findings by Mailsuite, Japan is frequently targeted by phishers, particularly impersonating... Read more
Published on: 06-15-2024
A phishing campaign is impersonating recruiting firms to target job seekers with a new strain of malware, according to researchers at Elastic Security. ... Read more
Published on: 06-14-2024
Based on news cycles within cybersecurity, it's easy to fall into the trap of thinking that threats only come from certain parts of the world or that they only target specific industries. However, the reality is that cyber attacks know no borders, and no organisation is immune. ... Read more
Published on: 06-14-2024
A new phishing-as-a-service toolkit that leverages credential interception and anti-detection capabilities has put EU banks at severe risk of fraud. ... Read more
Published on: 06-13-2024
My hacker story occurred not too long ago at the Hong Kong office of an undisclosed multinational corporation. The hackers pulled off a first-of-its-kind scam that leveraged a phishing email as the initial attack vector followed by a deepfake video call. ... Read more
Published on: 06-13-2024
Cybercriminals never sleep, and their aim keeps getting better. According to new research from Abnormal Security, phishing attacks targeting organizations in Europe shot up by a staggering 112.4% between April 2023 and April 2024. Meanwhile, US organizations weren't spared either, with phishing attempts increasing by 91.5% over the same period.... Read more
Published on: 06-12-2024
The world is gradually learning what INKY and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) have known for some time: Artificial intelligence (AI) is a powerful tool that can be used to improve cybersecurity. ... Read more
Published on: 05-31-2024
Like any enterprise, there are costs associated with doing business. In the world of cybercrime, threat actors have plenty of options. ... Read more
Published on: 05-23-2024
The 2024 FBI Internet Crime Report has revealed some frightening new trends and statistics that should have every business pausing to consider the state of their organization’s email security. Losses due to cybercrime have reached an all-time high of $12.5 billion, up 21.4% from the prior year.1 And, as predicted,... Read more
Published on: 05-09-2024
There are not a lot of email security platforms that can detect a phish hiding behind a Rich Text Format (RTF) attachment file. However, that’s exactly what was caught in a new phishing scam that took a very personalized approach to harvesting Microsoft credentials. With multiple versions at play, it’s... Read more
Published on: 04-30-2024
There is a lot of talk about vendor consolidation these days, and with good reason. When it comes to email security, the more vendors your customers have, the greater their risk. ... Read more
Published on: 04-12-2024
Phishing threats continue to be the most frequently used form of cybercrime, accounting for 34% of all complaints received by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3).1 This means costly trouble for individuals and businesses alike. For those wondering how phishing maintains its top position each year, the most obvious... Read more
Published on: 04-04-2024
Looking for the tell-tale signs of a phishing email is something many of us have come to do automatically. However, things get much trickier when the phishing emails come in the form of legitimate Adobe notifications, have been authenticated (SPF & DMARC) by adobe[.]com, and use actual Constant Contact tools... Read more
Published on: 03-12-2024
The State of Email Security If there is one thing about email security and phishing that you can count on, it’s cybercrime’s consistent upward climb. Year after year, phishers are improving their skills - devising more complicated phishing threats, designed to slip by Secure Email Gateways (SEGs) and fool recipients.... Read more
Published on: 02-20-2024
Whether it’s your favorite streaming service, or the laundry detergent that smells like your childhood, we all have our go-to brands. Why? Because the brands we love stand for something. They make our life better. They have value. They’re also familiar – we can recognize their logo instantly. ... Read more
Published on: 01-19-2024
We all have one, so call it what you will. Your John Hancock, autograph, inscription, endorsement, seal, scrawl, or our favorite…your ink(y). It’s more than just a few lines on a paper. Whether it’s the curve of your letters or the middle name that’s carried through your family for decades,... Read more
Published on: 11-09-2023
Trick-or-Treat.Hack Complete.Account Takeovers Are Tough to Beat.   ... Read more
Published on: 10-31-2023
Hollywood’s writers and actors have been feeling the financial pinch since both groups went on strike back in July. After five long months, Hollywood writers have finally returned to work, but the only actors who have been bringing home a paycheck are the bad actors. ... Read more
Published on: 10-27-2023
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. It’s a time we are all called to consider our role in staying safe online, especially when it comes to the #1 source of cybercrime - email phishing. The volume of phishing emails has been increasing in strength for years. In fact, it’s estimated... Read more
Published on: 10-20-2023
When it comes to educating customers on the key elements of cybersecurity, every Managed Service Provider (MSP) has their own approach. Whether you stick to basic detection, protection, and recovery issues, or leverage recent cyber-catastrophes to spark a conversation, it’s always helpful to gain a different perspective. ... Read more
Published on: 10-13-2023
It’s no secret that one of the fastest growing sectors within the technology industry is cybersecurity. But while global spending is expected to grow by 13% this year, many businesses continue to struggle financially, due to a myriad of forces ranging from inflation and higher interest rates to war and... Read more
Published on: 09-28-2023
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