Tag Archives: phishing

Phishing Isn’t Going Anywhere – It’s Just Getting More Sophisticated (TechHQ)

Phishing attacks have grown increasingly more sophisticated over the years. Usually targeting us on emails, sometimes via text messages, they attempt to lure users into providing s... More

Why Remote Working is Making it Harder for You to Spot Phony Emails (ZDNet)

The number of phishing attacks and other email-based cyber-criminal campaigns continues to rise, with most organisations having witnessed an increase over the past year – but des... More

Why Phishing Threatens Your Brand’s Integrity (CPO)

Phishing is one of those attack vectors that keep evolving and multiplying. Because it’s been around for so long, many security and privacy professionals underestimate how effect... More

Phishing Trends Position ISPs to Protect Subscribers (Akamai Blog)

Akamai just released the 2019 State of the Internet security report: Phishing - Baiting the Hook featuring findings from the enterprise and carrier research teams. They've been col... More

Akamai: Cybercriminals Use Enterprise-Based Strategies for Phishing

Cybercriminals are developing custom tools to target tech brands and victimize their users, using enterprise-based deployment strategies, including phishing as a service (PaaS), ac... More

Phishers Play on Emotions to Fool Victims (Decipher)

Phishing has proven to be one of the more difficult security problems to solve, and new research from Google shows that it’s not just because humans are gullible. It turns out th... More

Study: 57% of IT Workers Who Get Phished Don’t Change Their Password Behaviors (Tech Republic)

Despite the wide-ranging effects of the Facebook data privacy scandal, only one-fifth of people are concerned over privacy issues related to social media use, according to a new st... More

Why Phishing Works: It Exploits Human Gullibility (Avanade Insights)

Phishing has evolved from a scatter-gun approach as a generic email sent to millions of people with the expectation of a low percentage of hits to a targeted campaign designed to e... More

How to Stay One Step Ahead of Phishing Websites – Literally (Security Intelligence)

Phishing scams are more advanced and widespread than ever, and threat actors are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their ability to craft malicious websites that look legitima... More

Hackers Cast Out 300% More Phishing Attacks Via Messages (CBR)

There has never been a time when more cybersecurity caution has been required when traversing the online world, with the volume of messages carrying malicious phishing payloads spi... More