/Phishing

What is a phishing attack?

In this article we explain what phishing is, how these attacks are everybody’s business, what the repercussions for businesses are, and how to detect them.

Vade Secure Launches the First Native, AI-Based Email Security Add-On for Office 365

Today, Vade Secure, the global leader in predictive email defense, announced a new offering for Office 365 customers looking to enhance protection against advanced phishing, spear phishing, and malware attacks. Vade Secure for Office 365 is the only email security solution that’s fully integrated into Office 365, offering a native user experience and best-in-class filtering [...]

Vade Secure Discovers New Phishing Attack Targeting 550 Million Email Users Globally

Vade Secure has discovered a new phishing attacks that represents more than 550 million emails sent since Q1 2018. First detected in early January, the phishing attack is targeting consumers around the world. Countries with high concentrations of impacted email users include the US, UK, France, Germany, and the Netherlands. The phishing attack attempts to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

LinkedIn Phishing Scam: Motives Unclear, but Still a Threat

We seem to write about a new phishing or spear phishing scam every day. This latest LinkedIn scam has all of the classic signs of phishing. It comes from a suspicious sender, has bad grammar, and even uses an urgent call to action to scare victims into clicking the link. A link that appears to [...]

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