Spear phishing is deadly, from a security perspective. With the stakes so high, see how the use of heuristics can help to assess whether an email is a spear phishing attack or just another harmless work-related communication.
The rise of social media has paralleled the emergence of phishing as a serious security threat to the enterprise. The two trends are also connected.
Psychology of Phishing? The main psychological weakness exploited by phishing is our basic need to be kind to people we consider friends. Learn more about the psychology of phishing.
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Corporations — not just shoppers — are exposed to exceptional security risks during the holidays as phishing attacks target their employees with seasonal scams.
The biggest corporate targets face more than 1,000 phishing attacks a month. And FedEx knows this all too well. Read more about the corporate impact of phishing.
Spam. It’s annoying but most of the more blatant attempts to sell Viagra or give away mythical Nigerian riches are pretty harmless to reasonably sophisticated individuals. Modern spam filters ensure that most of it never gets seen anyway. But some more sophisticated and malicious messages DO get through. And they are targeting you and your [...]
Unlike Spam, Graymail are solicited and legitimate marketing e-mails (newsletters, ads, event reminders, social networks notifications…). In the business world, it is responsible for 50% of all emails in a user’s primary inbox. It’s time to clean it all up, with Vade Secure’s unique Graymail management solution. Vade Secure Unveils Next-Generation Email Management To [...]
Most IT security experts agree that "man" is the biggest vulnerability of any computer system whatsoever. Cybercriminals have well understood it, the development of phishing attacks illustrates this.
The phenomenon is booming. According to recent studies*, the volume of phishing attacks increased by 6% between 2011 and 2012 for an estimated amount of fraud in 2012 of over 1, 5 billion USD (22% more than 2011!).* Source: The year in RSA Phishing Fraud Report January 2013
The economic model of spammers is partly based on online stores for drugs purchase - such as the famous Viagra - but also replicas of luxury items. These shops are obviously illegal: copyright violations, submitting fake certificates and fake certifications...