Fishing vs. Phishing: Key Differences and Staying Safe Online

Posted by - June 06, 2024

Fishing and phishing might sound alike, but while one is a relaxing pastime – the other is a malicious cybercrime where attackers bait victims into handing over sensitive information through bogus emails and websites. In honor of National Fishing Week, we will be covering what phishing is, its impact, and how you can protect your… Read more »

What is DKIM Authentication?

Posted by - May 14, 2024

Making it into your prospect’s inbox is already an obstacle – the last thing any organization wants is a phishing or spoof attack dooming your email to the spam folder. One of the powerful tools in the arsenal against such threats is DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) authentication. In this blog post, we’ll delve into what… Read more »

Navigating Data Privacy: The Dangers of Tracking Technologies

Posted by - May 06, 2024

Kaiser Permanente, a major healthcare provider, recently informed 13.4 million current and former members and patients that tracking technologies may have transmitted personal information to third-party vendors like Google, Microsoft Bing, and X while logged into a Kaiser Permanente account or service. The incident sheds light on an ongoing issue with the privacy risks associated… Read more »

Thread Hijacking Attacks Targeting Email Users

Posted by - April 22, 2024

Thread hijacking attacks, a sophisticated form of social engineering, occur when an individual’s email account is compromised, and the attacker sends malicious emails from that account within an ongoing email thread. This method leverages the recipient’s trust in the sender and curiosity to trick them into clicking on malicious links or attachments. In a recent… Read more »

AI Scams on the Rise: LastPass’s Close Call

Posted by - April 18, 2024

Details of the Attack In a recent blog post, LastPass revealed the details of an attempted AI driven scam. An employee received multiple WhatsApp communications, including calls, texts, and a voice message, purportedly from the company’s CEO, Karim Toubba. Recognizing the communication as unusual and potentially fraudulent, they promptly reported it to the internal security… Read more »

Major Email Security Risks in 2024

Posted by - April 15, 2024

Email remains king as the primary form of communication in the modern workforce. However, its extensive use also makes it a prime target for cyber threats. According to a recent report by Cofense, a staggering 90% of data breaches stem from phishing attacks, establishing it as the leading vector for cybercrime in 2024. Who is… Read more »

New Malware Infiltrating Inboxes

Posted by - April 10, 2024

Latrodectus, a recently discovered malware, may be sitting in your inbox. First appearing in phishing campaigns in late November 2023, the malware has raised major concerns in the cybersecurity community because it can bypass protections to execute malicious code to the user. Its infiltration tactics involve deceiving victims with fake legal threats, leading them to… Read more »

Microsoft Teams Unbundling: Navigating Change in Global Business

Posted by - April 05, 2024

Microsoft has decided to separate its popular video meeting application, Teams, from its commercial Microsoft 365 and Office 365 suites. The unbundling is a result of European antitrust regulations and global changes in business practices. Initially implemented in the European Economic Area and Switzerland in October 2023, this move is now going global as of… Read more »

Beware of Elaborate Phishing Attacks Targeting Apple Users

Posted by - April 04, 2024

Reports have surfaced detailing a sinister phishing campaign that leverages what appears to be a flaw in Apple’s password reset mechanism. Victims find themselves bombarded with a barrage of system-level prompts, rendering their devices virtually unusable until they respond to each prompt with either an “Allow” or “Don’t Allow.” This inundation tactic, dubbed “push bombing”… Read more »

Hackers Exploit Tax Season to Scam Small Businesses

Posted by - March 29, 2024

For many small business owners, tax season is a time of crunching numbers, gathering documents, and ensuring regulation compliance.  Unfortunately, hackers take advantage of this busy period to take advantage of unsuspecting businesses. The Phishing Net: With tax-related phishing scams, hackers may impersonate the IRS or tax preparation services, luring businesses into providing confidential information…. Read more »