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KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s most popular integrated new school security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 9,500 organizations worldwide. Founded by data and IT security expert Stu Sjouwerman, KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of s ...
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New Sleeper Strain of SamSam Ransomware Bypasses AV And Stays Hidden On Your Network
The ransomware strain that crippled several cities and school districts in the U.S. earlier this year is back with more tricks up its sleeve to avoid detection. If you haven’t heard of SamSam, you haven’t been paying attention. Just one example of the kind of destruction they can cause is the recent attack on the Colorado Department of Transportation which caused downtime for 2,000+ systems. This new SamSam strain adds a human element to its already devious mix of evasiv ...
It Saves Your Battery, But Its Social Engineering Steals Your Data
Google Play is a walled garden, but the serpents do find their way in. RiskIQ has found one snake with a tempting offer on its forked tongue: an app that "saves the battery" in your mobile device.
Penalty! Another FIFA World Cup Phishing Scam Found
As we round out the second week of the FIFA World Cup, new phishing scams continue to permeate, seeking to take advantage of fan’s interest and excitement.
[ALERT] There Is A New Hybrid Cyber Attack On Banks And Credit Unions In The Wild
A customer just called me. He found a new strain of attack that's the next scary thing your organization may become the target of.
Why Preventing Social Engineering Isn’t Enough
The heightened state of cyber attacks in recent years has put a lot of focus on preventing those attacks from being successful. But, organizations can’t simply rely on defensive strategies to stay secure.
Banking Still a Major Target of Cybercrime
1950’s bank robber Willie Sutton was once—erroneously—quoted as saying “I rob banks because that’s where the money is.” Sutton never said it, a reporter made up the quote. However, cyber criminals are taking the advice. In early 2018, the World Economic Forum announced that worldwide losses from cybercrime approached USD 1 trillion. According to the latest Data Breach Investigations Report, crimeware (which includes ransomware, malware, worms, sp ...
What Is Angler Phishing And How Do I Avoid Becoming A Victim?
Experian in an ongoing campaign to clean up their massive hack  came out with a useful post:   What is Angler Phishing?   Angler phishing is the practice of masquerading as a customer service account on social media, hoping to reach a disgruntled consumer. About 55% of such attacks last year targeted customers of financial institutions, trying to lure victims into handing over access to their personal data or account credentials.
Even Law Firms Suffer from Social Engineering
They may not fall for an advance fee scam from an emailer claiming to be the widow of a Nigerian prince, but law firms have their issues with social engineering, too.
Cyber Security Insurance: Underwriting Is Changing Because Of Billions Of Potential Exposure
Cybersecurity insurers, faced with growing demand, are looking for new ways to better measure their risks, says Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CEO of SecurityScorecard. So some are moving toward more carefully scrutinizing the cybersecurity postures of their potential clients. The common underwriting practice, Yampolskiy says in an interview with Information Security Media Group, has been for insurers to use "pen-and-paper questionnaires where they would ask various questions about how ...
$94K Business Email Compromise Goes Unnoticed, then Unreported
One might think that a large wire transfer from a state office would be quickly noticed. But not necessarily. A cybercriminal using BEC (business email compromise, also known as CEO Fraud) was able to steal close to $94,000 in public funds from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and go undetected for over a month.
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