Scammers are taking advantage of the monkeypox virus outbreak to launch phishing campaigns targeting healthcare providers and public health organizations to harvest credentials, the Department of Health and Human Services' Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center says.
Hackers behind a campaign of deceptive sweepstakes spam hacked their way into Azure cloud accounts that lacked multifactor authentication and obtained admin privileges for Exchange servers. Microsoft advises turning on MFA and other measures such as conditional access.
Invoice fraud. Payroll diversion. Gift card requests. Fraudulent wire transfers. Malicious attachments. These types of attacks have dominated the cybersecurity space for the past few years, as security leaders worldwide attempt to find ways to stop increasingly-sophisticated inbound threats.
But what about those...
An Iranian state-sponsored group in operation since 2015 relies on highly targeted social engineering to try and attack individuals and organizations that Tehran deems enemies of the regime, says a new report from cyberthreat intelligence firm Mandiant.
Why is business identity theft increasing, and what are the latest tactics fraudsters are using to scam businesses and gig workers? Eva Velasquez, CEO at the Identity Theft Resource Center, shares her views on how business identity theft has evolved over the years and how to prevent it.
Ransomware gets the headlines, and phishing sets off the most alerts, but business email compromise costs enterprises the most - more than $43 billion since 2016. U.S. Secret Service agents Stephen Dougherty and Michael Johns discuss the criticality of rapid detection and response.
In a recent survey of 5,400 IT professionals across 30 countries, 37% of them admitted that their organization had been a victim of a ransomware attack in the previous 12 months, with the average recovery bill coming in at an eye-watering $1.85M.
But the main question that we all are still asking is that do we...
Ransomware continues to be one of the top cyber threats facing organizations, with 37% admitting having been victimized in the last 12 months. It is critical, therefore, that you have advanced protection technologies in place to keep your organization secure.
This checklist identifies items to stop attacks from...
Accenture analyzed the top 20 most active ransomware leak sites to see how threat actors are posting sensitive corporate information and making the data easy to search and exploit. Accenture's Robert Boyce explains how cybercriminals are weaponizing stolen ransomware data for follow-up attacks.
Expel is out with its latest quarterly threat report, which reveals that Identity-based attacks now account for 56% of incidents identified by Expel's SOC. Jon Hencinski shares highlights from the report and how to respond to BEC, ransomware and attackers who have found ways to defeat MFA.
Cloud collaboration suites like Microsoft 365 are critical to business success, but have become significant entry points for potential exploitation. Just as your team relies on email and collaboration tools to accomplish their goals, so too do sophisticated threat actors. And while the built-in security of Microsoft...
Research by Dun & Bradstreet says business identity fraud jumped 254% in 2020. Tools can help prevent this fraud but may create greater friction, say Andrew La Marca, senior director at Dun & Bradstreet, and Ralph Gagliardi, agent in charge, High Tech Crimes Unit, Colorado Bureau of Investigation.
As promised in Q1, here’s the Q2 Expel Quarterly Threat Report! Just like last quarter, this report surfaces the most significant data we’re seeing in our threat detection and response efforts, curates that data into trends that can impact your cybersecurity posture, and offers resilience recommendations to...
It feels like we hear about a new devastating cyberattack in the news every day, and attack methods seem to be proliferating at an exponential rate. So, which tactics should you be aware of beyond standard “click and infect” attack vectors?
Join Roger A. Grimes, KnowBe4's Data-Driven Defense Evangelist and...
Three Nigerian nationals accused of participating in multimillion-dollar business email compromise fraud with a fixation on universities arrived in the United States after extradition from the United Kingdom. They allegedly attempted to steal more than $5 million.