Phish Found in Proofpoint-Protected Environments – Week ending October 23, 2020
100% of the phish seen by the Cofense Phishing Defense Center® (PDC) have been found in environments protected by Secure Email Gateways (SEGs), were reported by humans, and automatically analyzed and dispositioned by Cofense Triage™.
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Are phishing emails evading your Proofpoint Secure Email Gateway? The following are examples of phishing emails seen by the Cofense PDC in environments protected by Proofpoint.
TYPE: Credential Phish
DESCRIPTION: This phishing attack is seen in Proofpoint environments and uses a Systel Inc-spoofing email to deliver credential phishing via embedded Canva links. The embedded Canva links redirect to phishing URLs that harvest email login credentials.
TYPE: Agent Tesla Keylogger
DESCRIPTION: This phishing attack is seen in Proofpoint environments and uses the lure of a shipping document from Maersk to deliver the Agent Tesla keylogger via embedded Dropbox links. The links download a RAR archive that contains an Agent Tesla executable.
TYPE: Remote Access Trojan
DESCRIPTION: This phishing attack is seen in Proofpoint environments and uses a finance-themed email to deliver Remcos RAT via XXE attachments.
Malicious emails continue to reach user inboxes, increasing the risk of account compromise, data breach, and ransomware attack. The same patterns and techniques are used week after week.
Cofense recommends that organizations train their personnel to identify and empower them to report these suspicious emails. Cofense PhishMe customers should use SEG Miss templates to raise awareness of these attacks. Organizations should also invest in Cofense Triage and Cofense Vision to quickly analyze and quarantine the phishing attacks that evade Secure Email Gateways.
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