Tag: Phishing

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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

date6 months ago
Belgian government releases Chrome extension to combat phishing

Belgian government releases Chrome extension to combat phishing

Belgian security regulator CCB has introduced Safeonweb, a Chrome extension that helps users detect rogue websites. The Center for Cybersecurity in Belgium will soon start a new awareness campaign, going by the slogan 'Phishing, 't is in the details'. This campaign should make Belgian Internet u... Read more

date6 months ago
Qakbot still a threat despite its supposed destruction

Qakbot still a threat despite its supposed destruction

The collective of Qakbot ransomware gang members is still actively spreading malware, Cisco Talos researchers note. This is despite their network having been targeted and supposedly destroyed by the FBI. In August of this year, the FBI managed to dismantle the infrastructure of the ransomware sp... Read more

date6 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

date7 months ago
Google Chrome offers real-time phishing protection

Google Chrome offers real-time phishing protection

Google Chrome is getting more personalization options, new security features and a different look. The most important update is better protection against phishing and malware. Chrome is fifteen years old, and users are benefiting because Google is giving the browser several updates that should ... Read more

date7 months ago
Phishing kits from 16shop created 70,000 victims in 43 countries

Phishing kits from 16shop created 70,000 victims in 43 countries

The administrator of platform 16shop was arrested last week, Interpol reports. 16shop was a Phishing-as-a-Service (PaaS) platform on which phishing kits were traded. Interpol reports in a statement that the administrator of the platform 16shop was arrested last week in Indonesia. It is said to ... Read more

date8 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

date9 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

date9 months ago
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