Monthly Archives - April 2018

Mobile phishing attacks

A report from mobile security company Wandera, reveals a rising threat, phishing on mobile devices. According to report, 81 % mobile phishing attacks were initiated outside of email, 63% happen on iOS devices, and 12 % of all mobile security incidents involve phishing URLs. 1 2 Known phishing URLs are [...]

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Phishing Security

A critical component of cybersecurity: Phishing security

Phishing security comprises the measures like people, processes and technologies that are designed to protect systems, networks and data from phishing attacks.  Strong phishing security measures reduce the risk of phishing attacks and protect organisations and individuals from the unauthorised exploitation of systems, networks and technologies. According to  IBM [...]

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Reading an email in Microsoft Outlook is causing your sensitive information to leak

A vulnerability, discovered by Will Dormann, a vulnerability analyst at the CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC). This vulnerability (CVE-2018-0950) could allow cybercriminals to steal sensitive information, including users’ Windows login credentials, by convincing victims to preview an email with Microsoft Outlook, without requiring any additional user interaction. [1] How did it [...]

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Phishing Awareness Training

Phishing Awareness Training: 12 Things Your Employees Should Know for Phishing Protection

Phishing Awareness Training: 12 Things Your Employees Should Know for Phishing Protection Phishing attacks have been a widespread problem, posing a huge risk to individuals and institutions. According to Garner, According to Gartner, phishing emails will continue to be the primary method used by advanced attacks.  Because it is simple [...]

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Phishing outlook add-in

Keepnet Labs Phishing outlook add-in for Microsoft’s Outlook: email users simplify the steps to report suspicious emails

Keepnet Labs Phishing outlook add-in for Microsoft’s Outlook: email users simplify the steps to report suspicious emails such as phishing with a single click in your company’s SOC team. Phishing outlook add-in Keepnet Labs Phishing outlook add-in works with a button in the Outlook. It helps you easily report misclassified e-mail [...]

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Cryptojacking

Cryptojacking arises

One of the latest cybersecurity threat,  cryptojacking, is the secret use of your computing device to mine cryptocurrency.[1] It is becoming more prevalent that cryptojacking attacks exploded by 8,500% in 2017, due to the sudden increase in cryptocurrency values. According to Symantec, UK ranked as the fifth highest country [...]

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