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

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.

Hackers Lure Targets with COVID-19 Spoofs, Bogus Google Gmail Accounts

“Hacker-for-hire” cyber crews are capitalizing on the coronavirus (COVID-19) by using bogus gmail accounts to trick business leaders in key industries to hand over their Google account credentials.

Iranian Hackers Suspected in WHO Spear-phishing Campaign

Iran-backed nation-state hackers recently tried to hijack the personal email accounts of a number of World Health Organization (WHO) staffers, reports allege.

Coronavirus Email Phishing Attacks Skyrocket, Barracuda Research Finds

Coronavirus-related email phishing attacks have spiked 667 percent since March 1, Barracuda research reports.

Phishing Attack Research: Facebook Tops Most Imitated Brands

Phishing attacks imitate Facebook’s brand more than others, Check Point research reveals. MSSPs & MSPs can fight back with cybersecurity awareness training.

New York Phishing Attack: Nassau County Recovers $710,000

Nassau County, New York, investigators recover $710,000 after phishing attack triggers fraudulent invoice payment.

Cybercriminals Use Malicious Office 365 App for Phishing Campaign

Cybercriminals are using a malicious Office 365 app to launch phishing attacks against end users, managed threat intelligence company PhishLabs reports.

Office 365 Voicemail Phishing Campaign: Here’s What MSSPs Need to Know

Cybercriminals use fake voicemail message to lure victims into entering their Microsoft Office 365 email credentials as part of a new phishing campaign.

The Human Firewall Is a Lie

Lately, I hear a lot of cybersecurity people talk about the need to strengthen the “human firewall.” My take: Security needs to start doing its job and stop blaming users.