Lookout, Inc. released a report showing that mobile phishing exposure doubled among financial services and insurance organizations between 2019 and 2020. The Lookout Financial Services Threat Report illustrates that these organizations were not immune to mobile phishing despite an increased adoption of mobile device management (MDM).
Click Studios has advised customers to stay vigilant and ensure the validity of any email sent to them, as a bad actor has commenced a phishing attack with a "small number of customers having received emails requesting urgent action."
Meet Max Vetter, Chief Cyber Officer of Immersive Labs. Before joining Immersive Labs, Vetter spent seven years working with the Metropolitan Police Service as a police officer, intelligence analyst, and covert internet investigator. After leaving his career in law enforcement, he trained the private sector and government agencies in ethical hacking and open source intelligence, specializing in darknets and cryptocurrencies. This included three years of teaching at the GCHQ Cyber Summer School. Here, we speak to Vetter about emerging threats in the cybersecurity space and general security trends he has been noticing throughout the industry.
Netskope revealed new research showing that the majority of all malware is now delivered via cloud applications, underscoring how attackers increasingly abuse popular cloud services to evade legacy security defenses putting enterprise data increasingly at risk. The findings are part of the February 2021 Netskope Cloud and Threat Report, which analyzes the most interesting trends on enterprise cloud service and app use, web and cloud-enabled threats, and cloud data migrations and transfers.
Sequoia Capital, one of the largest and most successful venture capital firms in the world, has told its investors that some of their personal and financial information may have been accessed by a third party, after a Sequoia employee's email was successfully phished, according to an Axios report.
Ransomware attacks, phishing scams, fake news and several other cyberattacks made headlines in 2020. As millions of Americans shifted to remote work for business continuity, cybercriminals sprung into action, evolving their social engineering tactics. Smishing and vishing are new variants that are fast gaining traction, targeting mobile phones.
The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and tax industry warned tax professionals of a new scam email that impersonates the IRS and attempts to steal Electronic Filing Identification Numbers (EFINs).