Phishing

Nearly 70% of fraud phishing attacks are directed at Canada: RSA report

For the fifth quarter in a row, the Great White North was ravaged by fraud-based phishing attacks, making it the...

August 11th, 2020 Alex Coop

Distraction, stress and convincing fakes are why staff fall for phishing, study suggests

Distraction, stress and fatigue are big reasons why employees make bad cybersecurity decisions, according to a vendor-sponsored report released this...

July 22nd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Red Test Button on Keyboard

GitLab runs phishing test against employees – and 20% handed over credentials – SiliconANGLE

When it comes to cybersecurity, people are the weakest link. GitLab reiterated this point beautifully in a recent exercise involving...

May 25th, 2020 Alex Coop

Reducing the risk of email attacks

Malicious emails are a major security risk for many organizations. Email remains an important communication method for most organizations even...

April 9th, 2020 Yogi Schulz

New report warns businesses of coronavirus email scam

Scams that take advantage of fears about the spread of the coronavirus have mainly been aimed at consumers. However, a...

February 10th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Phishing training needs both broad and targeted approach, says report

Employees are one of the weakest points infosec pros have to deal with in preventing cyber attacks, particularly when it...

January 23rd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Phishing campaign continues to mimic Canada’s biggest banks online

Criminals have been trying to steal login credentials of consumers and businesses of Canada's biggest banks in a sustained and...

December 4th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Keep an eye on generic email addresses to ward off attacks, says vendor report

Some of the most colourful stories about companies victimized by email attacks involve the C-suite. After all, the people with...

April 24th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Voicemail phishing scam goes after passwords

As if warning staff about suspicious email document attachments and links isn't enough, now infosec pros have to tell them...

January 25th, 2019 Howard Solomon