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Microsoft exposes BulletProofLink 'phishing as a service' criminal enterprise
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Microsoft exposes BulletProofLink 'phishing as a service' criminal enterprise

The sophisticated outfit handles everything from template design to web hosting and credentials processing
23 Sep 2021
Phishing emails target victims with fake vaccine passport offer
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Phishing emails target victims with fake vaccine passport offer

Scammers could steal victims’ personal information and never deliver the illegal goods, Fortinet warns
21 Sep 2021
Smishing attacks increased 700% in first six months of 2021
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Smishing attacks increased 700% in first six months of 2021

Which? has urged businesses to play their part to protect people from text message scams
14 Sep 2021
Microsoft Outlook shows real contact details in some phishing emails
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Microsoft Outlook shows real contact details in some phishing emails

Homograph attacks fool Microsoft's email software, researchers find
7 Sep 2021
The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers
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The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers

Some of the most common, and most effective methods for stealing passwords
7 Sep 2021
Credential theft most prevalent threat to corporate inboxes
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Credential theft most prevalent threat to corporate inboxes

Hackers are also partial to attacking Office 365 accounts, according to new data
27 Aug 2021
Phishing attacks increase as hackers take advantage of pandemic
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Phishing attacks increase as hackers take advantage of pandemic

New report finds 70% of organizations noticed more phishing attacks amid the pandemic
27 Aug 2021
Fear of Delta variant prompts new COVID phishing scams
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Fear of Delta variant prompts new COVID phishing scams

Increase in email attacks taking advantage of vaccine requirements by businesses
25 Aug 2021
10 quick tips for identifying phishing emails
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10 quick tips for identifying phishing emails

Avoid falling victim to a phishing attack with these easy tips
17 Aug 2021
US companies lose $14.8 million annually to phishing attacks
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US companies lose $14.8 million annually to phishing attacks

But business email compromise (BEC) and ransomware attacks remain the most expensive threats
17 Aug 2021
Delivery scams become most common form of smishing
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Delivery scams become most common form of smishing

Cyber security provider Proofpoint finds a major increase in the number of threat actors impersonating postal services
17 Aug 2021
FINRA warns of phishing campaign exploiting imposter domain names
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FINRA warns of phishing campaign exploiting imposter domain names

The US regulator has requested that domain registrars suspend at least three fraudulent domains
16 Aug 2021
Hackers are using Morse code to bypass phishing controls
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Hackers are using Morse code to bypass phishing controls

JavaScript files were encoded in ASCII then in Morse to hide code
13 Aug 2021
NCSC simplifies Outlook scam-reporting tool
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NCSC simplifies Outlook scam-reporting tool

Users are now able to report phishing emails with just one click
12 Aug 2021
New phishing campaign lures victims with compromised SharePoint website
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New phishing campaign lures victims with compromised SharePoint website

The campaign was designed to go undetected by security products
5 Aug 2021
Chipotle’s marketing email hacked to send phishing emails
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Chipotle’s marketing email hacked to send phishing emails

Over 120 emails attempted to steal login credentials from victims
29 Jul 2021
Microsoft cracks down on sophisticated BEC scam campaign
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Microsoft cracks down on sophisticated BEC scam campaign

The firm’s Digital Crime Unit seized a variety of malicious domains targeting Office 365 customers
20 Jul 2021
How to reduce the risk of phishing and ransomware
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How to reduce the risk of phishing and ransomware

Top security concerns and tips for mitigation
15 Jul 2021
The state of brand protection 2021
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The state of brand protection 2021

A new front opens up in the war for brand safety
15 Jul 2021
Security awareness training strategies for account takeover protection
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Security awareness training strategies for account takeover protection

Why you need an inside-the-perimeter strategy for internal threats
15 Jul 2021
How to increase cyber resilience within your organisation
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How to increase cyber resilience within your organisation

Cyber resilience for dummies
15 Jul 2021
84% of organizations experienced phishing or ransomware attacks in the last year
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84% of organizations experienced phishing or ransomware attacks in the last year

New research finds half of US firms are not effective in countering cyber threats
12 Jul 2021
What is phishing?
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What is phishing?

From banking scams to industrial espionage, we look at why phishing is so lucrative
12 Jul 2021