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

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.

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.