Report found that most organizations that suffered successful ransomware attacks since 2019 had perimeter defenses in place and had trained their employees on phishing.
Knowing the common manipulative tactics – exploiting every emotional hot button (anxiety, uncertainty, urgency) – used in phishing is the first step to understanding how to identify and deflect them; and it requires a repetitive process.
Slack debuted its long-awaited direct messaging feature but within just a few days it was gone, pulled due to a technical oversight that created major security concerns.
Entire populations are being manipulated through increasingly prevalent and hyper-compelling information typically spread via social media, designed to invoke emotion and exploit known biases and provoke a tsunami of misinformation.
Study shows effects of phishing awareness training starts to wear off after four months and many employees will have lost what they learned almost entirely after six months.
The most sophisticated technology in the world is not enough to combat phishing scams. which aren’t designed to break through firewalls or circumvent email gateways or endpoint security.
The 2020 presidential election is being targeted by typosquatting, but most of the activity has been focused on stealing personal information rather than trying to sway the vote.
Research by IRONSCALES reveals that over 50,000 fake login pages targeted major brands across the world. PayPal, Microsoft, and Facebook topped the list.
New vishing trend is thought to be responsible for the successful breaches of Twitter and several other high-profile targets in recent months.
With the prevalence of phishing and watering hole attacks, companies in Singapore are advised to adopt AI learning models in their cyber defense to keep up with malicious codes.