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Posted by: Steve Jackson Category: Incident Responder, outlook plugin Tags: , Post Date: March 6, 2017

Keepnet Labs phishing reporter

It is a phishing reporter button on Microsoft Outlook’s menu bar that allows the user to turn it into action when they receive a suspicious mail. This provides SOC teams the ability to detect attacks early, mitigate impact, and block user-based attacks against malicious e-mail.

Direct benefit to email user;

  • Employees report aggressive attacks with a single click.
  • Early “Phishing” warnings are taken from users and a “sensor” network is created.
  • The user is notified of this correct action when the user clicks the “Report Phishing” (1) button in a simulated Phishing security test.
  • It allows the user to send a suspicious e-mail to analysis services and get a risk score.
  • Institution’s security culture strengthens.
  • Employees receive immediate feedback that enhances their training.

Benefits to the security operation center (SOC)

  • Unwanted e-mails can be deleted from the user’s e-mail box with information received from the command center.
  • It reports which e-mail message is in an e-mail box of users.
  • If the existing security measures are inadequate for analysis, detection and prevention, it gives the occasion to benefit from Keepnet’s phishing analysis service.
  • It provides more effective security measures with integration with third party systems (siem, firewall etc.)

Using Keepnet’s Phishing Reporter Plug-in

Once you have logged in to the Keepnet Labs management interface, the Outlook Add-in menu helps you to prepare custom plugins.

Suspicious email reporter

Installation Documents for Administrators

It is very easy to spread the Keepnet plug-in with the central installation tools in corporate networks.

To run phishing reporter add-in, make sure you have all pre-requisites of Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime.

For installation instructions and sample installation videos, you can follow this address, https://www.keepnetlabs.com/keepnet-labs-outlook-add-setup/

Sample Use

  1. The user clicks on the “Phishing Reporting” button to report the suspicious e-mail, and asks if he wishes to delete the original e-mail

    Picture 2. Sample Use of the Phishing Reporter2. The user is informed of this conscious behavior.

Picture 3. Keepnet Labs Phishing Reporter Outlook Plugin [1] 

It is a way of proactively involving users to protect institution’s security, where suspicious e-mails are reported by employees. In this way, a culture of awareness constantly evolves against phishing attacks. This service also provides an easy way for end users to report to their IT department and statistical follow up.

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