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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 problem of inbox clutter is eternal. Various solutions on the market today don’t solve this problem, and according to Gartner, 82% of users are not satisfied with the solutions they have installed. 5 Tips on How to Keep Your Inbox Clutter-Free Inbox statistics of residential account - Love Your Emails Vade Secure [...]