The Impact of Phishing, and Why it Should be Your #1 Priority

The Impact of Phishing, and Why it Should be Your #1 Priority

Nation states. Hacktivists. Cyber criminals. There are so many players in the modern threat landscape it can be hard to keep up. And the number of threats? Practically too many to count. By the time you’ve secured your organization against password reuse, DDoS, and crimeware attacks, your resources are likely ... Read More
Phishing landscape thrives in the second quarter of 2017

Phishing landscape thrives in the second quarter of 2017

It probably comes as no surprise that the second quarter of 2017 brought changes in the phishing landscape. A dramatic increase (41%) in overall phishing volume was observed by the PhishLabs research team. Additionally, there have been shifts in the industries that are being targeted. This is further evidence that ... Read More
Phishing Implications of the Equifax Data Breach

Phishing Implications of the Equifax Data Breach

By now, just about everyone has heard about the massive Equifax data breach. It exposed the sensitive personal information of more than 143 million consumers (nearly half of all Americans) and has been spread across headline after headline since it was first announced on September 7th. There have been plenty ... Read More
WannaCry: What We Know… and What We Don’t

WannaCry: What We Know… and What We Don’t

Unless you've had your head buried firmly in the sand for the past few days, you’ll already have heard of WannaCry, the latest in an ongoing deluge of ransomware strains. Since the attack started last Friday over 230,000 computers have been infected across 150 countries, with high profile victims including ... Read More
Global WannaCry Ransomware Outbreak

Global WannaCry Ransomware Outbreak

Earlier today, news broke of a new WannaCry version propagating at a rate unseen before for ransomware. The initial infection vector (phishing, malvertising, etc.) is unknown at this time, but once inside the network it spreads rapidly by scanning for and exploiting Windows systems vulnerable to the NSA-crafted SMB exploits ... Read More
The 2017 Phishing Trends & Intelligence Report is now available!

The 2017 Phishing Trends & Intelligence Report is now available!

On behalf of the PhishLabs R.A.I.D., I'm proud to announce that the 2017 Phishing Trends & Intelligence Report has been released. As with last year's edition, the report provides first-hand, in-depth view of the events and trends that are shaping the phishing threat landscape. It provides insight into the major ... Read More