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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 [...]

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! [...]

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, [...]

Soft Target Phishing: Mass Spear Phishing has Arrived

There is no denying that phishing is a huge problem that is continuing to grow. In just the first quarter of 2016, 6.3 million phishing emails were sent out, a 789% increase from the last quarter of 2015. Among those emails, a shocking 93% contained ransomware. Between the last quarter of 2015 and the first [...]

Holiday Phishing Attacks

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, especially for cybercriminals who utilize the holiday season as a stage for a variety of phishing attacks. With everyone receiving tons of emails daily, cybercriminals can easily sneak into your inbox. Up to 80% of people fall for the holiday scams which make it to their inbox, [...]

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