Phishing has become one of the most pervasive problems facing data security staff today. Generally speaking, a basic phishing attack is relatively easy to conduct and inexpensive for the attacker.
Phishing from G-suite users: a weaponised Google spreadsheet hosted on G-Suite opens a remote HTML page which mimics the Google sign-in process and gives the impression that the victim needs to re-authenticate.
Cyber-criminal group and malware variant DarkHotel has changed its tactics, and has been actively infecting political figures through spear phishing techniques, and via peer-to-peer networks explains Bogdan Botezatu.
Leoni AG, Europe's biggest manufacturer of wires and electrical cables, has announced losses of £34 million ($44.6 million) following a whaling attack.
Raj Samani, CTO EMEA of Intel Security, has warned of the risks of employees networking online. As social networking sites contain a wealth of information on an organisation, they can be a treasure trove for criminals wanting to carry out email-based attacks.
Mimecast warns organisations relying on cyber insurance: your policies may not be fully up-to-date in covering new social engineering email attacks.