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Are We Phish in a Barrel?

With the rise of data breaches due to spear-phishing campaigns, how can companies keep sensitive data safe? Unsecured servers are (unfortunately) nothing new, but at the end of 2019 we saw several ...
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Phishing attacks on the rise

It’s no surprise that phishing attacks remain among the most effective. By some estimates, phishing (specifically highly-targeted spear-phishing attacks) are how 91% of digital attacks are initiated. Even business and security leaders ...
Spear phishing is now the main attack vector for cybercriminals, says Europol

Spear phishing is now the main attack vector for cybercriminals, says Europol

Spear phishing is the number one cyber-threat to organizations in the European Union, according to the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), a group of cybersecurity experts set up by Europol to help fight ...
Scammer Stole $500K from Ocala, FL in Spear Phishing Attack

Scammer Stole $500K from Ocala, FL in Spear Phishing Attack

A scammer stole a little more than $500,000 from the City of Ocala, Florida as the result of a successful spear phishing attack. According to Ocala.com, an Ocala employee fell for a ...
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Countdown to Zero: Why Zero Trust is in the Spotlight

In today’s expanding threat landscape, a zero-trust architecture is critical to protecting the enterprise “The best offense is a good defense” is a common adage in the sports world. After all, no ...
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Top motivators for successful phishing emails

What is Phishing? A Look at One of Cybercrime’s Favorite Tactics

An in-depth look at the types of attacks that are involved in 32% of all data breaches In our news-heavy world, there isn’t a lot that surprises us anymore. But... The post ...
spear phishing attacks

Protecting Against Spear Phishing Attacks: A Guide

As security practices evolve, cybercriminals are finding new methods to carry out their attacks. Using highly personalized email attacks, carefully designed spear phishing attacks are being used to steal sensitive information such ...
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Spear Phishing 101: What It Is and How to Stop It

Spear phishing: It’s a term we hear a great deal when it comes to cybersecurity—or rather, lack thereof. But what is it, really? And why has it been so successful? The majority ...
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FinCEN: BEC far worse than previously believed

FinCEN: BEC far worse than previously believed

Last week FinCEN, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, put out a new advisory with information about Business Email Compromise and it is far worse than has been previously disclosed.FinCEN Advisory: FIN-2019-A005The FBI's ...