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

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.

PDF Phishing Scams Rise Nearly 200%, Top 100 MSSP’s Report Finds

Malware PDF phishing scams saw a 193 percent spike in detections in Q2 2019, according to a new report from Nuspire, a Top 100 MSSP.

Hackers Use Google Drive Phishing Campaign to Target Energy Sector

Cybercriminals recently launched a Google Drive-based credential phishing campaign that bypassed the email security stack, phishing training firm Cofense says.

LookBack Malware Cyberattacks Target U.S. Utilities Sector

Cybercriminals are using “LookBack” malware to launch spear phishing attacks against U.S. utilities companies, cybersecurity solutions provider Proofpoint says.

Kentucky School District Recovers $3.7M from Phishing Incident

Scott County School District of Kentucky recovers $3.7 million stolen via a phishing indicent and associated cyber wire fraud transaction.