Blog Archive - 2021

March
Noah Gordon 2021 Mar 22 Phishing Scam: Mackenzie Bezos-Scott foundation Phishing scam impersonating a real charity during the pandemic. READ MORE Product Management Team 2021 Mar 19 Product Release Notes V35.02 New product functionality for our customers. Enhanced Themis and clustering functionality READ MORE Eyal Benishti 2021 Mar 19 Protect Yourself & Your Clients Around The Globe From Email Attacks IRONSCALES provides you & your customers the email security that SEGs and cloud email providers can’t. READ MORE Noah Gordon 2021 Mar 17 Credential Harvesting Attack: A Detailed Analysis IRONSCALES identified and stopped a complex, multi-step credential harvesting attack that impacted over ninety of our customers. READ MORE Ian Thomas 2021 Mar 12 Relief is here.
So are the email scams.
We wanted to point out some potential scams to look out for in the coming days & weeks specific to this new relief bill READ MORE
Eyal Benishti 2021 Mar 11 Understanding the Email Security Ecosystem: (Part 4) Anti-Phishing Solutions & Advanced Technologies READ MORE Eyal Benishti 2021 Mar 9 Global Cyber Attack Alert: Hafnium IRONSCALES details that security experts are telling companies that if you are using on-prem Microsoft Exchange server that should assume that you have been compromised by the Hafnium cyber attack. READ MORE Product Management Team 2021 Mar 7 Product Release Notes v35.01 IRONSCALES product release v35.01 brings new functionality to our customers. READ MORE Eyal Benishti 2021 Mar 5 Increased Security Risks in Today’s Remote Workforce The COVID-19 pandemic brought more than an embrace of telecommuting to business. It also brought a host of new security threats. READ MORE Eyal Benishti 2021 Mar 5 Developing a Healthy Distrust for Email in the Workplace Though email is affordable, convenient, and universally used, it is also a common and lucrative target for cybercriminals. READ MORE Eyal Benishti 2021 Mar 1 Understanding the Email Security Ecosystem: Standards & Protocols (Part 3) IRONSCALES provides a list of anti-phishing email authentication standards and protocols every security analyst and IT professional should know READ MORE
June
Ian Thomas 2021 Jun 24 The State of Ransomware Attacks across East and Southeast Asia Learn about recent major ransomware attacks across East and Southeast Asia READ MORE Noah Gordon 2021 Jun 21 Phishing Scam – Blockchain Cryptocurrency Exchange Learn how cybercriminals tried to scam customers of Blockchain.com, a cryptocurrency exchange READ MORE Ian Thomas 2021 Jun 17 The State of Ransomware Attacks across Australia and New Zealand Learn about recent major ransomware attacks across Australia and New Zealand READ MORE Julia Blachman 2021 Jun 16 Working at IRONSCALES: Our Approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Learn about diversity, equity and inclusion at IRONSCALES READ MORE Noah Gordon 2021 Jun 15 Phishing Scam – Luno Cryptocurrency Exchange Learn how cybercriminals tried to scam customers of Lumo, a cryptocurrency exchange READ MORE Ian Thomas 2021 Jun 14 The State of Ransomware Attacks in the Middle East Learn about recent major ransomware attacks across the Middle East READ MORE Eyal Benishti 2021 Jun 11 The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Requirement is Here. Are You Prepared? Learn how the CMMC requires the Defense Industrial Base to adhere to stronger cybersecurity requirements READ MORE Ian Thomas 2021 Jun 9 The State of Ransomware Attacks across Latin America Learn about recent major ransomware attacks across Latin America READ MORE Product Management Team 2021 Jun 8 Product Release Notes v36.01 Learn about the newest capabilities of the IRONSCALES email security platform READ MORE Alex Paquette 2021 Jun 6 Safe Links Are Not Safe Learn how the Safe Links approach used by SEGs is leaving you exposed to danger READ MORE Ian Thomas 2021 Jun 3 The State of Ransomware Attacks across India Learn about recent major ransomware attacks across India READ MORE
July
Ian Thomas 2021 Jul 29 The State of Ransomware Attacks in the Transportation Industry Learn about recent ransomware attacks across the transportation industry READ MORE Product Management Team 2021 Jul 29 Product Release Notes v37.00 Learn about the newest capabilities of the IRONSCALES email security platform READ MORE Ian Thomas 2021 Jul 22 The State of Ransomware Attacks in the Legal Industry Learn about recent ransomware attacks across the legal industry READ MORE Or Malzman 2021 Jul 21 The Latest CLOP Ransomware Group Attack and Tips for Prevention Learn about how CLOP ransomware group operates when attacking victims READ MORE Ian Thomas 2021 Jul 19 The State of Ransomware Attacks in the Manufacturing Industry Learn about recent major ransomware attacks across the Manufacturing industry READ MORE Or Malzman 2021 Jul 15 Phishing Scam – eFax ® Learn more about how cybercriminals tried to scam eFax ® users READ MORE J Stephen Kowski 2021 Jul 14 Dissecting the Four A’s of the 2021 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report Learn about the key findings from the 2021 Verizon DBIR READ MORE Ian Thomas 2021 Jul 12 The State of Ransomware Attacks in the Finance Industry Learn about recent major ransomware attacks across the Finance industry READ MORE Ian Thomas 2021 Jul 8 The State of Ransomware Attacks in the Healthcare Industry Learn about recent major ransomware attacks across the Healthcare industry READ MORE David Habusha 2021 Jul 7 Why I Joined IRONSCALES This week David Habusha joined IRONSCALES as the Senior Vice President of Product Management. Habusha has an extensive background in cybersecurity and enterprise software. READ MORE
September
Ian Thomas 2021 Sep 21 The State of Ransomware Attacks in the Mining Industry The mining industry encompasses organizations focused on the exploration for and extraction of valuable minerals and other elements from the Earth. Given the critical need to provide these minerals to a wide variety of downstream manufacturers and suppliers, mining firms are a significant target for ransomware attacks. READ MORE Ian Thomas 2021 Sep 20 The State of Ransomware Attacks in the Agriculture Industry Whether by disrupting food production or interfering with a time-sensitive distribution supply chain, threat actors believe ransomware can result in large payouts in the agriculture sector. READ MORE Ian Thomas 2021 Sep 17 Learn about the New Partnership between IRONSCALES and Infodesign Bulgaria Infodesign Bulgaria, a world-class MSP serving customers in the Eastern European market, now offers the IRONSCALES email security solution to their customers. READ MORE Or Malzman 2021 Sep 16 Ransomware Attack Using Fake Zoom Meeting Invitation The IRONSCALES research team has recently noticed an alarming new type of ransomware attack that leverages fake Zoom meeting links to initiate a ransomware attack. READ MORE Ian Thomas 2021 Sep 14 The State of Ransomware Attacks in the Media & Entertainment Industry Whether by disrupting important customer-facing services or blocking access to important data, threat actors believe ransomware can result in large payouts in the media and entertainment sector. READ MORE Ian Thomas 2021 Sep 8 The State of Ransomware Attacks in the IT Services Industry Ransomware attacks on IT service providers have the potential to disrupt operations not only for the direct target organization, but for all its downstream customers too. READ MORE Ian Thomas 2021 Sep 3 The State of Ransomware Attacks in the Telecommunications Industry It’s easy to take telecommunications services for granted until they suffer disruptions. READ MORE Ian Thomas 2021 Sep 2 The State of Ransomware Attacks in the Hospitality Industry Ransomware attacks pose serious cybersecurity risks for companies in the hospitality industry. READ MORE Product Management Team 2021 Sep 1 Product Release Notes v38.00 Highlights include improved visibility to the recipients of a phishing simulation and training campaign, a dashboard tooltip for our banners, and resolution center enhancements. READ MORE
October
Ian Thomas 2021 Oct 15 IRONSCALES Releases Findings from State of Cybersecurity Survey In a digital-first world, cybercrime is to be expected. However, cybercriminals are taking advantage of the increased reliance on cloud-based technology and turning to more sophisticated tactics. Read The IRONSCALES State of Cybersecurity Report. READ MORE Mordechai Worch 2021 Oct 15 IRONSCALES Engineering: Developing a Machine Learning Model to Identify Phishing Emails In this post we will discuss the methodology and workflow of our ML team and walk through a case study of deploying a real machine learning model at scale. READ MORE Noah Gordon 2021 Oct 14 Social Engineering Scam Focused on Employees’ COVID Vaccination Status IRONSCALES research team shares recent social engineering scam focused on employees’ COVID vaccination status. READ MORE Ian Thomas 2021 Oct 13 Ransomware Gangs: REvil REvil is a notorious ransomware gang responsible for multiple high-profile cyber attacks targeting companies of all sizes. This article explores REvil’s origins, the types of malware payloads used by REvil, and some of the most infamous attacks featuring the gang’s malware variants. READ MORE Ian Thomas 2021 Oct 12 Ice, Ice Baby…our take on the 2021 Gartner Email Security Market Guide We are honored to be in the inaugural class of “ICES” (Integrated Cloud Email Security) companies and look forward to telling our story about our approach to email security. READ MORE Product Management Team 2021 Oct 11 Product Release Notes v40.00 With the v40.00 release of IRONSCALES, we are pleased to announce the product improvements and new features. READ MORE Ian Thomas 2021 Oct 5 The State of Ransomware Attacks in the Pharmaceutical Industry Pharmaceutical companies need to treat ransomware as a high-risk incident that they are exposed to at all times. READ MORE Product Management Team 2021 Oct 1 Product Release Notes v39.00.01 With the v39.00.01 release of IRONSCALES, we are pleased to announce product improvements and new features. READ MORE