Comprehensive Phishing Study Shows Who Is More Prone to Fall Victim to Phishing Attacks

Researchers from ETH Zurich conducted a study to investigate who is more prone to fall victim to phishing cyberattacks in a corporate context. The study involved 14,733 participants and was…

Cobalt Strike Is Being Installed by Emotet for Faster Attacks

Emotet belongs to the malware strain known as banking Trojans, and it primarily spreads through malspam. The messages used by Emotet often contain familiar branding, mimicking the email format of well-known…

CEO Fraud Emails – Not Every Money Transfer Request You Receive Is Legit

You know the saying If it’s too good to be true, then it probably is? The same could go with If it’s too pressing to be true, it probably is…

Agent Tesla Spyware Used in Phishing Campaign

Agent Tesla initially detected in late 2014, is a known spyware aimed at collecting sensitive data from a victim’s device, such as stored application credentials and keyboard inputs (keylogger). Agent…

French Users and Orgs Targeted by TinyNuke Info-Stealing Malware

According to security researchers, the TinyNuke banking malware (also known as Nukebot) has resurfaced in a new operation exclusively targeting French users and organizations with invoice-themed email lures. The targets…

Hackers Use QR Codes to Steal Banking Credentials in Recent Phishing Attempts

Over the last few weeks, a new phishing operation focusing on e-banking users from Germany has been in progress, using QR codes during the credential-stealing operation. As explained by BleepingComputer,…

Why Removing Admin Rights Closes Critical Vulnerabilities in Your Organization

You have surely heard before about admin rights. This article will shed some light on what are admin rights, what risks they pose to an organization’s security, the benefits of…

Crypting Mastermind Gets Just Two Years for Kelihos Plot

Crypting Mastermind Gets Just Two Years for Kelihos Plot A Russian man has been sentenced to just 24 months behind bars for his part in helping to hide the infamous…

DOJ gives Russian national two-year sentence for work shielding Kelihos malware and other ransomware

The Department of Justice sentenced 41-year-old Oleg Koshkin to two years in prison for his work in helping to “conceal” the Kelihos malware and other ransomwares from antivirus software. He…

Most Phishing Pages are Short-lived

Most Phishing Pages are Short-lived The lifespan of most phishing pages is as brief as that of an adult mayfly, according to new research by cybersecurity company Kaspersky. Between July 19 and…