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HR topics used the most as attack method in phishing attacks

HR topics used the most as attack method in phishing attacks

HR-related topics are the most commonly used among hackers to enable phishing attacks. The tactic is far from new, but it generates successful attacks time and again. Those are the findings from research done by KnowBe4. E-mail phishing is still very popular among hackers and generates a lot of ... Read more

date4 months ago
What does effective security awareness training look like?

What does effective security awareness training look like?

Hackers can find an entry point into your company's digital spaces through your employees. A popular technique among hackers to get in is phishing, where an employee is tricked into sharing personal data or installing malware. For IT professionals, the attack may be familiar, but what about managem... Read more

date6 months ago
Half of all phishing emails are HR-related

Half of all phishing emails are HR-related

Hackers often use HR-related topics for their phishing emails. That's according to security awareness player KnowBe4. In its research, KnowBe4 indicates that half of all malicious emails contain HR-related topics. Think announcements about dress codes, training or vacations. About 50 percent... Read more

date7 months ago
Kevin Mitnick, former most wanted hacker, dies at 59

Kevin Mitnick, former most wanted hacker, dies at 59

Kevin Mitnick, who became one of the world's most wanted hackers in the 1990s, has died at the age of 59 from pancreatic cancer. Mitnick also made a name for himself as a security consultant, author and speaker. "Much of his life reads like a fiction story. The word that most of us who knew him ... Read more

date7 months ago
‘Without training, a third of Europeans fall for phishing’

‘Without training, a third of Europeans fall for phishing’

Europeans have become more susceptible to phishing. This is according to a study by KnowBe4. According to the figures, much of the solution lies in training employees on digital threats. From the Phish-prone Percentage of KnowBe4's latest survey, Europeans are three percent more likely to fall ... Read more

date8 months ago
KnowBe4 introduces susceptibility test for QR code phishing

KnowBe4 introduces susceptibility test for QR code phishing

Security awareness company KnowBe4 has introduced a new testing tool against phishing: the QR Code Phishing Security Test (QR Code PST). It allows organisations to identify employees who are most vulnerable to phishing attacks via QR codes. According to KnowBe4, phishing, spearphishing and imper... Read more

date9 months ago
KnowBe4 joins MISA and integrates Microsoft security solutions

KnowBe4 joins MISA and integrates Microsoft security solutions

KnowBe4 recently joined the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA). In addition, the training specialist will integrate several Microsoft security products into its own Security Coach program. According to the provider of security awareness and simulated phishing training, programs an... Read more

date1 year ago
KnowBe4 introduces Mobile Learner App for security awareness

KnowBe4 introduces Mobile Learner App for security awareness

KnowBe4 introduced the Mobile Learner App. The solution allows employees to easily follow security awareness and compliance training on mobile devices. The mobile training app brings security awareness and compliance training to smartphones. As a result, courses become available at any time. ... Read more

date1 year ago
KnowBe4 launches real-time coaching to counter risky behaviour

KnowBe4 launches real-time coaching to counter risky behaviour

KnowBe4 introduced SecurityCoach. The service provides employees with real-time advice on reducing security risks. SecurityCoach should reduce the number of incidents caused by human error. Security incidents are often caused by human error. Phishing wouldn't be popular if it weren't successful... Read more

date1 year ago
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