Phishing

January 15, 2021

Surge in remotely hosted phish images? Some say it’s business as usual

In Nov. 2020 alone, company blocked 262 million emails containing malicious, remotely hosted images.

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January 12, 2021

‘I’ll Teams you’: Employees assume security of links, file sharing via Microsoft comms platform

In theory they know better. But Users naïvely trust workplace communications platforms, despite phishing and impersonation threats.

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January 7, 2021

Malspam campaign spoofs email chains to install IcedID info-stealer

A phishing campaign has been disguising its spam as an email chain, using messages taken from email clients on previously compromised hosts.

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January 5, 2021

Fourth breach at T-Mobile puts focus on security of post mergers

T-Mobile reported a breach that compromised customer data – the company’s fourth in three years – raises questions about whether the mobile carrier’s massive merger with Sprint left the combined company more vulnerable. Indeed, when companies merge, particularly sizable ones, the integration of technology systems and networks can often introduce new security considerations. “The volume…

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January 4, 2021

From diversity efforts to pandemic recovery, workforce issues will evolve in 2021

Vaccine distribution could mean a return to offices, but most experts expect a new hybrid model to emerge. Pile that on top of the already challenging situation posed by a supposed skills gap and efforts to improve diversity, and the cybersecurity community may need to redefine workforce priorities.

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January 4, 2021

SC Labs product reviews: Email security

Editor’s Note: This set of reviews originally appeared in February 2020. To find out more about SC Labs, contact Adrian Sanabria at [email protected] The use of collaborative tools and technologies is on the rise with email topping the list. That explains why it faces such relentless attacks. Email communications are leveraged to keep businesses running…

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December 30, 2020

2021 strategy predictions: Shifts in business models, shifts in security priorities

Enhanced email security? Growth of digital identities? Vulnerability management born from mergers and acquisitions? Here, cybersecurity experts offer their take on what strategic shifts we should expect within the enterprise.

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December 29, 2020

2021 threat predictions: Bad actors that honed their craft with COVID are ready to go big

Cyber experts expect more sophisticated attacks to come – with ransomware and phishing continuing at a steady, but more advanced clip, and emerging threats tied to deepfakes and 5G beginning to show impact.

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December 29, 2020

Treasury asks financial sector to watch out for COVID vaccine scams, ransomware

The Financial Crime Enforcement Network detailed for banks or other financial services organizations potential issues, asking the sector to be particularly attuned to ransomware attacks on distribution networks and the supply chains for the manufacture of vaccines.

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