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The 15 biggest data breaches of the 21st century

Data breaches affecting millions of users are far too common. Here are some of the biggest, baddest breaches in recent memory.

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Phishing attacks increase by over 31% in third quarter: Report

Cybersecurity company Vade reports that attackers sent more than 203.9 million emails in the third quarter alone, up from 155.3 million in the prior quarter

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Securing your organization against phishing can cost up to $85 per email

On average, organizations spend up to 60 minutes dealing with each phishing email identified in their email infrastructure, according to a new report by Osterman Research.

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Malware builder uses fresh tactics to hit victims with Agent Tesla RAT

A new malware campaign uses the recently discovered Quantum Builder and sophisticated tactics to deliver malicious payload.

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How cybercriminals use public online and offline data to target employees

A LinkedIn post about getting a new job turned into a potential phishing scam. Similar incidents are more common than you might think.

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Cybersecurity startup launches mobile app to protect against phishing attacks

Israeli startup novoShield has released an iPhone app that protects users against malicious websites.

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Iranian cyberspies use multi-persona impersonation in phishing threads

Iran-sponsored groups use fake personas of real people to add credibility to phishing emails designed to deliver malware through remote template injection.

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DNS data indicates increased malicious domain activity, phishing toolkit reuse

Akamai research discovers phishing toolkit reuse played a key role in increased malicious domain activity in the second quarter of 2022.

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Cisco admits hack on IT network, links attacker to LAPSUS$ threat group

Cisco says an employee’s credentials were compromised after an attacker gained control of a personal Google account.

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Microsoft takes top spot as most impersonated brand in phishing

Microsoft tops Vade's phishing report, which has some good news: The overall number of phishing attacks declined in the second quarter.

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9 tips to prevent phishing

From rewarding employees for savvy security smarts, to showing them how breaches are relevant to their every-day duties, we've got the phishing prevention tips you need.

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Office 365 phishing campaign that can bypass MFA targets 10,000 organizations

The phishing web pages that this adversary-in-the-middle phishing campaign uses act as a proxy and pull content from the legitimate Office 365 login page.

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PIXM releases new computer vision solution for mobile phishing

PIXM Mobile uses computer vision tech to identify and stop phishing attacks on mobile devices in real time, as a user clicks on a malicious link.

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New RAT malware uses sophisticated evasion techniques, leverages COVID-19 messaging

Nerbian RAT malware uses significant anti-analysis and anti-reversing capabilities along with multiple open-source Go libraries to conduct malicious activity.

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Chinese APT group Mustang Panda targets European and Russian organizations

Latest campaigns by Mustang Panda highlight the threat actor's versatility in terms of the tools and techniques it is able to use.

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10 top anti-phishing tools and services

Some of these solutions will help find and stop phishing emails before they can cause damage, while others will find phishers fraudulently using your business's brand.

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What is phishing? Examples, types, and techniques

Phishing is a type of cyberattack that uses disguised email to trick the recipient into giving up information, downloading malware, or taking some other desired action.

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What is spear phishing? Examples, tactics, and techniques

Spear phishing is a targeted email attack purporting to be from a trusted sender. Learn how to recognize—and defeat—this type of phishing attack.

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