Findings show that 95% of respondents have dealt with security incidents originating from deceptive emails, yet 63% feels inadequately prepared to respond to such threats.
In early 2017, the Sage ransomware distinguished itself with a fresh take on the business model for criminal ransomware operations. Built with an engaging, intuitive user interface for requesting the ransom payment, it also reinforced the fact criminals are willing to invest in developing new versions of established ransomware tools. Sage has reasserted itself as a relevant player on the already-saturated ransomware threat landscape with version 2.2.
Company is one of Washington D.C.’s fastest growing companies for second consecutive year
LEESBURG, VA. – October 26, 2017 – Today PhishMe®, the leading provider of human phishing defense solutions, announced that it has been recognized as one of the 50 Fastest Growing Companies by Washington Business Journal (WBJ) for the second consecutive year. PhishMe moved up in the rankings from #21 in 2016 to #11 this year. The company was also in the top five companies that received the greatest percentage (288%) of employee growth between 2014 and 2016.
PhishMe®’s Phishing Defence Centre has observed multiple emails with a subject line that includes a reference to tax declarations in Switzerland (Original subject in German: “Fragen zu der Einkommensteuerklaerung”) as shown in Figure 1. The sender pretends to be a tax officer working for the tax administration (Eidgenoessische Steuerverwaltung ESTV) and is asking the victim to open the attached file to answer questions about the tax declaration.
Part 4 in a weekly blog series, “How Attackers Target Trust,” running during October, National Cyber Security Awareness Month and European Cyber Security Month.
Over the past decade, mobile phones and social media have become essential to how we ingest news and communicate friends and families.
With it being flu season, no one wants to hear that a new strain of the flu has been discovered. Just as network defenders will not be excited that Locky ransomware has evolved yet again. This time however, threat actors decided to add a darker theme to code.