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

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Market News: 27 January 2023

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Today’s market news involves Cyware, Dig, the National Cyber Security Centre (U.K.), HUB Cyber Security, Senhasegura, the Messaging Malware Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group, the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative, KnowBe4 and Revelstoke.

Yahoo Most Faked Brand Name in Phishing Attempts by Threat Actors in Q4 2022

Check Point Software found that cybercriminals often distribute emails with subject lines that suggest a recipient had won an award or prize.

Cyber Attacker Earth Preta in Spear Phishing Campaign Via Google Drive Links

Trend Micro recommends companies implement ongoing phishing awareness training for partners and employees.

Australia Critical Infrastructure Hit by REvil Affecting Millions of Records; Authorities Vow Retaliation

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Australian Cybersecurity Minister Clare O’Neil vows to “hack the hackers” rather than just ramping up defenses.

Hornetsecurity Launches Employee Training Program to Combat Phishing Attacks

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Hornet’s patented spear phishing engine simulates sophisticated attacks to help users gain knowledge about those types of infiltrations.

Cisco Cyberattack: Minimal Fallout From Voice Phishing Incident?

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Cisco cyberattack investigation reveals no supply chain impact. Incident reinforces human weakness in cybersecurity armor. Lapsus$-linked group involved?

CISA: Top 11 Malware Strains for 2021 Feature RATs, Trojans, Macro Downloaders, Loaders

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CISA and the Australian Cyber Security Centre have jointly compiled an advisory of the top malware strains for 2021.

Phishing Attacks: Microsoft Leads Top 25 of Impersonated Brands

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Phishers forever love Microsoft but Facebook is a close bridesmaid in terms of the most impersonated brand in phishing attacks.

New Callback Malware Campaign Impersonates Legitimate Cybersecurity Providers

Hackers tricked targets by pressuring them to call back fraudulent phone numbers that they claim are from well-known cybersecurity providers.

WithSecure Issues Alert of DUCKTAIL Malware Targeting Facebook Ads

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WithSecure says, with “high confidence,” that the operation is the work of a Vietnamese threat actor and it’s motives are financially driven.