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APWG Phishing Trends Report Reveals an Upward Trend in Attacks

APWG Phishing Trends Report Reveals an Upward Trend in Attacks

The reason Phishing attacks succeed is because they employ social engineering and technical subterfuge to fool people. And if an attack is properly executed, most individuals or organizations won't know they have been victimized until they are ... TMC Net, 2 weeks ago

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San Francisco

Social engineers hack people, not computers

A screenshot provided by a victim of a social engineering attack shows a hacker's attempt to get her to provide a code used to reset her password and take control of her acccount. A screenshot provided by a victim of a social engineering ...
 San Francisco Chronicle.com2 weeks ago A victory built on social engineering  The Hindu3 weeks ago
Canadian Underwriter

45% of organisations unsure if email cyber attack insurance will pay up

New research from Mimecast shows 45% of organisations are unaware if cyber insurance will cover new social engineering attacks Well known email and data security company, Mimecast, has issued a warning to organisations relying on cyber insurance: ...
 ITWire2 weeks ago Nearly half of polled firms with cyber insurance unsure if their policies are up-to-date for covering new attacks  Canadian Underwriter2 weeks ago MIMECAST : Nearly Half of Organizations Unsure if Cyber Insurance will Payout for Evolving Email Attacks  4 Traders2 weeks ago Nearly Half of Organizations Unsure if Cyber Insurance will Payout for Evolving Email Attacks  Bloomberg2 weeks ago
Corporate Risk & Insurance

Cyber insurance needs to keep up with evolving threat landscape

Organisations are being encouraged to ensure that their cyber insurance policies cover new social engineering email attacks, IT Brief reported. According to a new research by email and data security firm Mimecast, 45 per cent of cyber-insured ...
 Corporate Risk & Insurance1 week ago Will your cyber insurance pay for email attacks?  Net Security2 weeks ago
Cyber Parse

Cyber burglars love to pillage Euro businesses they've pwned before

Traditional methods including spear phishing and social engineering still account for more than a third of hacker attacks. A new study by Mandiant reports that many hacked European organisations are recompromised within months of an initial ...
 The Register2 weeks ago

Frank Abagnale: No technology can beat a social engineering attack

Today's identity and access management technology may be improving, but Frank Abagnale says nothing will beat a good, old fashioned social engineering attack. Abagnale, whose exploits as a young confidence man were made famous in his best-selling ...
 SearchCloudSecurity2 weeks ago

Police ID man who carried out UCLA attack

Los Angeles - Police on Thursday identified the man they say carried out a murder-suicide that took the life of an engineering professor at UCLA. The shooter was Mainak Sarkar, said Officer Jenny Houser, a city police spokesperson. Sarkar is ...
 News243 weeks ago

How Protected Are Users While Browsing Google Chrome?

Google chrome has launched its Safe Browsing protection to protect users from deceptive embedded content, like social engineering ads etc. In November, Google announced that Safe Browsing would protect from social engineering attacks - deceptive tactics that ...
 Techtree2 months ago

Tripwire Media Alert: Security Experts Offer Password Hygiene Tips

Ransomware attacks and social media hijacks stemming from the LinkedIn, MySpace and Tumblr data breaches serve as serious reminders for consumers to take a closer look at their passwords. In May 2016, security researchers discovered that millions ...
 Minyanville1 week ago

Chinese APT Targets Victims with Social Engineering and ShimRat Malware

Mofang ("to intimidate" in Chinese) is the name of a newly discovered cyber-espionage group that targeted various countries around the globe since February 2012, when the group's main malware, called ShimRat, was found by security firm Fox-IT. ...
 Softpedia1 week ago Chinese Attackers Conduct Cyberespionage for Economic Gain  Security Week1 week ago
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