Spear Phishing stories
Generative AI stokes sophisticated phishing threats
Generative AI is fuelling sophisticated phishing and social engineering attacks, prompting organisations to adopt stringent controls.
Surge in cyberattacks on public sector spotlighted by KnowBe4 report
Cyberattacks on the public sector surge in 2023, says KnowBe4 report, revealing a noteworthy 31% increase in APAC region and a global rising trend in ransomware incidents.
Data Privacy Day sees phishing risk surge – report
Ahead of Data Privacy Day, PrivacyEngines stresses increasing threat of phishing, with a staggering number of global attacks in Q3 2022.
Rugy World Cup highlights needs for cybersecurity
Major sporting events such as the RWC are extremely vulnerable to cyber attacks, especially from bad actors with financial motives.
Nearly half of Australian organisations were victims of spear phishing in 2022
Cybercriminals continue to barrage organisations with targeted email attacks, and many companies are struggling to keep up.
APAC accounts for 1/4 of global malicious emails in 2022
There are three main factors which cause the bulk of spam emails targeting APAC: population, high adoption of e-services, and pandemic lockdowns.
Spear-phishing attacks on the rise, with risk to small businesses
According to a new report by Barracuda, Spear-phishing attacks are evolving and becoming significantly more common.
ESET Research releases T3 2021 Threat Report summarising key cybersecurity research
The latest ESET Threat Report reveals key insights into external attack vectors, email threats, and the impact of cryptocurrency exchange rates.
New email detection launched for Google Workspace to detect spear phishing
SlashNext launches email detection and response for Google Workspace, aiming to combat targeted cyber attacks.
New spear phishing detection and response service launched for Microsoft 365
SlashNext has launched its Email Detection and Response service for Microsoft 365, aiming to detect targeted attacks with accuracy.
Salesforce misconfiguration exposes sensitive data, warns Varonis
Salesforce misconfigurations could expose sensitive data, allowing attackers to steal information and perform spear-phishing campaigns, warns Varonis.
Surge in targeted spear phishing as attackers look for weak link
The rise of targeted malicious email attacks is revealed in a new report by Barracuda, highlighting the need for improved protection measures.
Cyber-attackers target COVID-19 vaccine supply chain in sweeping phishing campaign
IBM releases bombshell report on phishing campaign targeting COVID-19 vaccine supply chain in multiple countries.
Organisations already have the threat intelligence they need, finding it and actioning it is another question
Many organisations struggle to create an effective threat model, but internal threat intelligence data can provide valuable insights.
Kaseya acquires phishing defense platform, Graphus
The Graphus solution uses AI technology to defend Microsoft Office 365 and G Suite inboxes from a variety of threats delivered via email.
60% of IT managers think email cyber-attacks are 'inevitable' - report
60% of IT heads foresee email cyber-attacks in 2021, Mimecast report reveals rising cybercrime threat.
Google most popular brand to impersonate in phishing campaigns - report
A new report from Barracuda released today shows 100,000 attacks impersonating reputable brands, with 65% of this figure using Google as a masquerade.
Spear phishing techniques evolving to execute lateral attacks – Barracuda
Barracuda’s research uncovered fresh insights into how these popular attacks are evolving and the tactics used by cybercriminals to try to make them successful.
Financial organisations plagued by spear phishing attacks
Finance department employees are most heavily targeted by these attacks, because they are most likely to deal with banks and other financial institutions.
One Identity: How to mitigate the risks of spearphishing
Targeting one company rather than casting a wide net allows threat actors to take a more sophisticated approach.
Bait, hook and catch – targeted spearphishing on the rise
Cyber heists evolve; firms targeted with cunning spearphishing scams, says FBI.
Can you spot the phish? Google's quiz puts you to the test
Jigsaw's quiz teaches how to spot phishing, highlighting the persistent cyber-threat.
Businesses too slow on attack detection – CrowdStrike
The 2018 CrowdStrike Services Cyber Intrusion Casebook reveals IR strategies, lessons learned, and trends derived from more than 200 cases.
4 tips to keep safe when phishing for treats this Halloween
Jason Howells shares Barracuda MSP's top four tips to protect your business and help identify a phishing scam from a mile away.