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 [...]

Ransomware Protection | Protecting Against Ransomware with Email Security

Ransomware is an increasingly hot topic for security and IT teams. Organizations are attempting to fight back against this malicious software, but it is a battle that is hard to win. Just last year, ransomware cost businesses $1 billion. And it’s more than just monetary costs -- organizations lose significant operational time and take a [...]

Spear Phishing for W-2s During Tax Season

The IRS published an urgent alert about a growing spear phishing attack during this year’s tax season. Cybercriminals are stealing W-2s from large organizations to file fraudulent tax returns and steal identities. Although a similar attack appeared last year, this time cybercriminals are raising the stakes by also asking for fraudulent wire transfers and targeting [...]

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! [...]

Email Security for Microsoft Office 365

Email security is an increasingly important issue as we learn of new breaches occurring every day. This issue is not something to take lightly with the estimated cost of cybercrime to reach $6 TRILLION by 2021. 93% of all network breaches include a phishing or spear phishing attack. Every platform has their own set of [...]

Phishing News: Gmail Phishing Attack

We wish there was a more positive forecast for phishing attacks in 2017, but unfortunately it looks like things are only going to get worse. With millions of phishing emails sent out daily, it should be no surprise that there are new and increasingly-advanced attacks reported by major news sources all the time. This week, [...]

By | 2017-11-07T16:25:20+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Email Security, Phishing|0 Comments

Phishing Attacks: End-of-Year Scams

Unfortunately, Cyber criminals don’t take time off to celebrate the holidays. The holiday season is a prime time for all kinds of phishing attacks. During this time of year, many companies send out open enrollment emails for health insurance and retirement programs, so hackers take advantage by creating their own counterfeit messages to steal credentials [...]

By | 2017-11-07T16:30:21+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Email Security, Phishing|0 Comments

San Francisco MUNI Ransomware: Phishing attack?

The Attack Ransomware software was used Thanksgiving weekend in a massive attack against San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA). The hard-drive-scrambling ransomware affected more than 2,000 systems including workstations, servers, and ticket machines all across the city’s light-rail system (MUNI). The San Francisco MUNI ransomware attack left a message on ticketing systems that said: “You [...]

Email Protection: The best defense against Brazil’s latest live scam

Email protection is more important than ever as new scams seem to pop up every day. Between the business email compromise (BEC), fake Dropbox login pages, and QR code scams, phishing attacks are occurring all the time. And they are becoming increasingly damaging. Although these scams all seem to be fundamentally different, they all have [...]