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By Ian Thomas
on September 15, 2022
In 2022, a large-scale phishing campaign successfully compromised IT resources at over 130 organizations, many of which were high-profile companies. Code-named 0ktapus, the threat group behind this ...
By Ian Thomas
on September 01, 2022
Evil Corp is a cybercrime gang notorious for its prolific malware-based hacking schemes leading to payments exceeding $100 million from various financial institutions and other businesses. The ...
By Ian Thomas
on August 02, 2022
While several high-profile ransomware gangs saw a steep rise and an equally sharp decline over the last couple of years, Cuba ransomware somewhat slipped under the radar. With the gang behind Cuba ...
By Ian Thomas
on July 21, 2022
The email security market is full of vendors offering a wide array of features and capabilities. To make sense of the chaos and to bring clarity to companies seeking the right solution for their ...
By Ian Thomas
on July 15, 2022
Vishing is a social engineering attack delivered through phone calls or voicemails that attempts to fool people into revealing sensitive information. The caller usually masquerades as someone from a ...
By Ian Thomas
on July 12, 2022
Cryptocurrency is a digital medium of exchange that is not associated with traditional currency-issuing institutions like national banks. Instead, cryptocurrency is managed using blockchain ...
By Ian Thomas
on July 07, 2022
After a cull that saw several high-profile ransomware gangs disbanded in late 2021 a new set of groups emerged in their place. One gang with a particularly rapid rise over the last few months in ...
By Ian Thomas
on June 30, 2022
What Is Smishing? Smishing is a type of social engineering scam that uses mobile texting rather than emails to deliver nefarious messages that dupe people into taking specific actions. The term is a ...
By Ian Thomas
on June 22, 2022
What is Whaling? Whaling is a type of spear phishing in which threat actors directly target c-level executives at an organization. This type of social engineering attack sends fraudulent messages to ...
By Ian Thomas
on June 14, 2022
What is Business Email Compromise? Business email compromise (BEC) is a type of targeted phishing (spear phishing) in which a threat actor either accesses or mimics a genuine business email account ...

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