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

New Phishing Kit Makes Bypassing Two-Factor Authentication Easy

An open source toolkit dubbed Modlishka (Polish for mantis, a predatory insect) can be configured to launch phishing attacks capable of bypassing two-factor authentication (2FA).

KnowBe4 Launches SOAR Phishing Detection Platform

Security awareness training & simulated phishing platform company KnowBe4 launches the PhishER security orchestration, automation & response (SOAR) platform.

Microsoft Office 365 Phishing Attack Warning

A new Microsoft Office 365 phishing attack that uses fake non-delivery notifications to steal users’ cloud application login credentials.

Ernst & Young Investigates $800,000 Cape Cod Community College Hack

Ernst & Young (EY) inspects Cape Cod Community College network for malware after phishing attack triggered $800,000 theft from college’s financial accounts.

Spear Phishing Hackers Target CFOs in Fake Email Scheme

London Blue hacker group’s spear phishing campaign targets CFOs (chief financial officers) worldwide, Agari report reveals.

Phishing Attack: Hackers Steal $800,000 From College

Phishing attack: Hackers steal $800,000 from Cape Cod Community College. Next-generation endpoint security would have stopped attack, report suggests.

Microsoft Office 365 Phishing: Avanan Identifies SharePoint Attack

Cybercriminals use Microsoft SharePoint phishing attack called PhishPoint to harvest Office 365 end-user credentials, cloud security platform provider Avanan warns.

Top 10 Phishing Email Subject Lines Q2 2018

Here are the most popular phishing email subject lines for Q2 2018, according to KnowBe4. Hackers launch phishing attacks that play into email users’ commitment to security, the research says.

Vade Office 365 Email Security Tool Targets Channel Partners

Vade Secure launches Microsoft Office 365 security add-on to protect against spear phishing, malware and more.

The Good (But Mostly Still Bad) News About Spam and Phishing

Trustwave researchers largely blame the high rate of malicious spam (also called “malspam”), phishing & associated ransomware on the Necurs botnet, a rapid-fire network of zombie computers.