HMRC Phishing Messages Still a Threat

As the Self Assessment Tax Return deadline looms in the UK, PhishMe has warned of phishing messages, purporting to be from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) circulating. While the number of campaigns* circulating in 2015 has decreased against previous years, the messages themselves still pose a threat due to their sophisticated and devious nature.

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Russian Hacking Group Sandworm Targeted US Before Knocking Out Power In Ukraine

IBTimes_logo It’s not every day that someone turns off the electricity for more than half a million people just by sending an email. In fact, it had never happened until last month, when hackers tricked Ukrainian power plant employees into giving them access to industrial control systems, the equivalent of a switch that regulates electricity flow out of a power plant. Read More

Phishing Emails Hook Most Employees within a Day

infosecurity_logoOrganizations have just hours to stop targeted attacks during their first stages, after new research revealed almost 90% of users open phishing emails on the day they are sent.

User training firm PhishMe sent eight million phishing emails out to over three million employees working across 23 industries around the world to compile its Enterprise Phishing Susceptibility Report.

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