Phishing attacks, incidents, costs, prevention and recovery strategies for Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs) and cybersecurity companies.

SolarWinds Hacker Encore: Russia Phishing Attacks Target U.S. Government Agencies

U.S. legislators urge President Biden to tighten economic sanctions vs. Russia amid Microsoft report of Russia-led phishing attacks.

Phishing, Malware Scams Target U.S. Taxpayers

Phishing campaigns involving Netwire or Remcos remote access trojans (RATs) target U.S. taxpayers, cybersecurity company Cybereason warns.

Phishing Research: Microsoft Most-Imitated Brand in 4Q20

Microsoft, DHL and LinkedIn were the top brands in terms of their appearance in brand phishing attempts in 4Q20, according to Check Point Software Technologies.

Phishers Masquerade as Australian Cyber Agency Officials in Malware Campaign

Hackers masquerading as Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) officials target unsuspecting victims in a malevolent phishing campaign.

Microsoft Office 365 Phishing Leverages Oracle, AWS Cloud Services

Email phishing campaign hosted on Oracle Cloud & using Amazon Web Services (AWS) resources targets Office 365 credentials from small and large businesses.

DeathStalker ATP Group: Here’s What MSSPs Need to Know

The DeathStalker advanced persistent threat (APT) group uses spear-phishing emails to target law firms & financial services companies, cybersecurity company Kaspersky says.

SEC Warning: Ransomware Targets Financial Networks

Cybercriminals increasingly use phishing & ransomware to attack financial institution networks, the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) reports.

Banking Phishing Campaign Tricks Victims with COVID-19, Family Leave Ruse

Phishing attacks attempting to capitalize on coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continue. IcedID banking malware involved, Juniper Networks researchers report.

LinkedIn Spear Phishing Attacks Target European Aerospace, Military Companies

European Aerospace & military companies are the prime targets of hackers using Microsoft-owned social media platform LinkedIn, ESET research says.

Global Email Phishing Attacks Allegedly Tied to India Services Provider

India-based IT security services provider BellTroX Info Tech allegedly launched email phishing attacks against private equity firm KKR, short seller Muddy Waters & more.