Blog Tag: Phishing

Can You Spot the Social Engineering Techniques in a Phishing Email?

February 07, 2018 by Bryan Vale
Recently, I received an email that was blatantly attempting to get me to download a malicious email attachment. While this was far from being an advanced attack, the content of the email provides some examples of how criminals use social...

Stop Dangerous Ursnif Phishing Attacks with Data Sanitization

November 13, 2017 by Horacio Zambrano
If you haven't heard of Ursnif, you may soon. There is a new phishing attack that takes social engineering deception to a new level, and Ursnif is behind it. This Trojan can hijack credentials via man-in-the-browser attacks, keylogging,...

Top 5 Ways to Keep Email Inboxes Secure

September 25, 2017 by Bryan Vale
Over 7% of phishing emails successfully trick users into opening malicious links or attachments, per Verizon — and Proofpoint research shows that 25.5% of clicks on malicious URLs occur within 10 minutes! According to Gartner,...

How To Solve The Five Biggest Email Security Problems

August 05, 2015 by Mike Spykerman
Email is a critical business tool. Without access to email for even a few hours, a company's productivity is severely hampered. Although email is essential for productivity, if it is not properly managed, it can also cause major headaches,...

OPSWAT Targeted with Advanced Spear Phishing Attack

April 30, 2015 by Patrick Tan
Whether we like it or not, spear phishing attacks are on the rise and are becoming more sophisticated. Thanks to social engineering, hackers have been able to successfully manipulate people into handing over confidential information and...