"Phishing" Posts

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.

Two-Factor Authentication and Phishing Attacks: Kevin Mitnick’s Warning

Two-factor authentication (2FA) can be weaponized to launch a cyberattack against any website, according to white hat hacker Kevin Mitnick and security awareness training platform provider KnowBe4.

Phishing Attacks Are on the Rise; Don’t be a target

How to blend employee training and security network protection to head off phishing attacks. AppRiver explains key considerations for partners and customers/

Phishing Scams: What You Need to Know to Avoid Them

Four ways MSPs can help customers to avoid phishing scams and associated malware, according to Continuum CIO Hunter Smith.

Phishing Simulator KnowBe4 Acquires South Africa Security Training Firm

Security awareness training & simulated phishing platform company KnowBe4 acquires South African security training firm Popcorn Training for an undisclosed sum.

Private Equity Firms Acquire PhishMe, Rebrand as Cofense

Private equity firms acquire PhishMe & rebrand the phishing cybersecurity company as Cofense. CEO Rohyt Belani hints more acquisitions coming.

Hackers Get Personal With CHA Attacks

MSPs & MSSPs must mitigate a form of phishing called Conversation Hijacking Attacks – or CHAs, AppRiver provides guidance.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 29 January 2018

MSSP & cybersecurity news involving ATM Jackpotting, Check Point Software conference, Coincheck breach, COMPASS, IBM, Imperva, Intel, Phishing & more.