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Blog Category - Phishing

Eyal Benishti 2018 Jul 16 The Evolution of Email Security from Spam Filters to Business Email Compromise Protection Email security has evolved from rules-based spam filters into advanced anti phishing threat protection platforms that combine human intelligence with machine learning. READ MORE
Eyal Benishti 2018 May 9 MS Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection Vulnerabilities As email phishing grows more sophisticated and remains a primary attack vector for data breaches, many security providers are attempting to step up their solutions to better mitigate risk. Microsoft is no exception, as the tech giant continues to invest in its Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection, which it proclaims to provide protection, detection and response to “unknown and sophisticated attacks.” READ MORE
Eyal Benishti 2018 Apr 12 BEC Attack Bypassed Gmail’s Anti-Phishing SPF Security - Again Major vulnerability allows spear-phishing emails to bypass Gmail’s anti-phishing SPF security in business email compromise (BEC) attack READ MORE
Eyal Benishti 2018 Apr 4 The Five Ways Email Phishing Attacks Have Evolved Phishing emails have evolved into complex threats due to business email compromise, polymorphic attacks and fileless messages that gateways cannot protect. READ MORE Eyal Benishti 2018 Jan 22 Complimenting DMARC with IronSights to Overcome Email Spoofing & Business Email Compromise From small businesses to federal agencies and Fortune 500s, no one is immune from the risk of a cyberattack. And as we’ve written about extensively before, phishing remains the primary enabler of most attacks, and sophisticated hackers can now generate fraudulent messages that are almost impossible to identify. READ MORE Eyal Benishti 2018 Jan 9 The Phishing Lures of 2017 Phishing is something that just doesn’t seem to want to go away. With the first phishing email believed to have been sent in the mid 1990’s, most people did not realise the existence of phishing until the ‘Love Bug’ scam struck in 2000, when a simple email attachment infected approximately 45 million computers worldwide. READ MORE Eyal Benishti 2017 Dec 28 From Ransomware to Social Media to the Cloud: The Top 5 Phishing Challenges That Lie Ahead in 2018 By many measures, 2017 was a rough year for cybersecurity with large, brazen phishing attacks negatively impacting governments and companies around the world. Even some of the most supposedly cyber-secure organizations such as Google, Yahoo, Verizon, Virgin America and Equifax fell victim READ MORE Eyal Benishti 2017 Nov 14 The Most Common Lies of Security Awareness Training Companies We’ve written a lot this past year on employee security awareness training, including how to measure ROI; how it must work in tandem with machine learning technology READ MORE 2017 Jul 11 Devastating Phishing Attacks Dominate First Half of 2017 Last December, we proclaimed 2016 to be the year in which phishing went mainstream. Fast-forward just six months into 2017, and it already appears that READ MORE