Anticipate Cyberattaks

/Anticipate Cyberattaks

DocuSign Phishing: Data Breach Lead to Malware Phishing Campaign

This week, a data breach at DocuSign lead many customers to become the latest malware victims. Counterfeit emails convinced users to open an attachment that contained malicious software. It is unclear how many individuals have been infected by this malware but DocuSign supports 200 million users in 188 countries, providing hackers with a huge target [...]

Google Doc Phishing: 3rd Party Sharing Features Manipulated

Last week, another major phishing campaign impacted over 1 million Gmail users, taking advantage of legitimate 3rd party sharing features to sneak past security filters. We reported on another Google phishing attack back in early 2017, but this one uses even more sophisticated tactics. Another attack occurring so soon shouldn’t be surprising, as phishing attacks [...]

By | 2017-11-07T16:00:40+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Anticipate Cyberattaks, Phishing|1 Comment

Jaff and Wannacry Ransomware Analysis

Since Thursday, May 11, the media has been preoccupied by an unprecedented series of cyber attacks that have crippled companies worldwide. However, it has gone largely unnoticed that these are in fact two very separate waves of attacks. The first wave, Wannacry, has already infected nearly 210,000 machines in 99 countries. It has been the [...]

Mac Malware Surges: OS Users Need Advanced Email Security

Ransomware is still a huge threat for small and medium sized businesses, enterprise organizations, and individuals. New threats are emerging and existing threats are evolving faster than ever before. People who previously thought they were protected by using a Mac instead of a PC are in for a rude awakening – instances of Mac malware [...]

Tax Season: Phishing Emails, Ransomware, and Trojans. Oh My!

Tax season is always a prime time for phishing attacks. People are easily influenced by IRS branding and counterfeit web pages. Just a few weeks ago we wrote about a spear phishing attack where hackers obtained W-2s from a range of business sectors through a business email compromise scam. In the short period of time [...]

Meet us at RSA 2017!

Discover the latest technology, learn about new approaches to security, and meet Vade Secure at RSA 2017! RSA is next week from February 13-17 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Meet us in Moscone North at booth #5014 near the sponsor meeting suites. Are hackers phishing with your brand? Find out at our booth! [...]

Fighting Spear Phishing with Artificial Intelligence

Fighting spear phishing with artificial intelligence is the solution. An email arrives in your work inbox. No big deal. You probably get hundreds of messages every day. You recognize the sender. It’s your work friend Dave. It reads, “Dude, did you see Lebron last night? That was awesome!” You shoot back a quick, “Yes! I [...]

Email Protection: Voter Registration Databases Hacked

The US presidential election will soon be over. Email security and other cybersecurity issues have been making headlines throughout the race. As we near the actual election, there is evidence that multiple states have had their voter registration systems infiltrated. Word 2016 ELECTIONS written on white dices with flag of United States of America [...]

Understanding the Business Email Compromise (BEC) Threat

Business Email Compromise (BEC) is a serious matter. This email-borne hacking technique presents a radically more sophisticated version of the age-old “Nigerian Prince” scam. BEC targets businesses that regularly perform wire transfer payments to foreign entities. According to the FBI, the attacker uses a phishing approach, “Compromising legitimate business e-mail accounts through social engineering or [...]