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Category: Spam


Phishing, Spam

Spam and phishing in Q1 2018

May 23, 2018

Via: Securelist

Early 2018 will be remembered for a series of data leak scandals. The most high-profile saw Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg grilled by US Congress, with many public figures supporting the Delete Facebook campaign. As a result, Zuckerberg promised to get […]


Email security, Hacker, Spam

Email Security Tools Try to Keep Up with Threats

May 10, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Email has long been a prime vector for cyberattacks, and hackers are only getting sneakier. Can email platforms and security tools keep up? No matter how many messaging and collaboration apps clutter the enterprise space, most (if not all) employees […]


Email security, Phishing, Spam

Phishers Use New Method to Bypass Office 365 Safe Links

May 8, 2018

Via: Security Week

Cybercriminals have been using a new method to ensure that the URLs included in their phishing emails bypass the Safe Links security feature in Office 365, cloud security company Avanan revealed on Tuesday. Safe Links, offered as part of Microsoft’s […]


Email security, Malware, Spam

Necurs botnet is behind seasonal campaigns of Valentine’s Day-themed spam

February 13, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

Necurs botnet made headline again, the experts at IBM X-Force research team observed a spike in the activity of the infamous botnet. Necurs was not active for a long period at the beginning of 2017 and resumed it activity in April 2017. The Necurs botnet was used in the past months […]


Email security, Spam

Emailed Cyberattack Targets 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics

January 9, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

More than 300 organizations associated with the 2018 Olympics have been hit with a targeted email campaign. A fileless malware campaign was discovered targeting organizations associated with the upcoming 2018 winter Olympics being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, report analysts […]


Cyber-crime, Security, Spam

Happy holidays – and don’t get scammed!

December 20, 2017

Via: Naked Security

Looking for digestible, not-too-technical holiday season security advice? Here’s a video that gives you some handy tips that you can use yourself, or pass on to friends and family so they don’t get scammed while they’re supposed to be enjoying […]


Email security, Network security, Spam

Google Advanced Protection Trades Ease-of-Use for Security

October 19, 2017

Via: Threat Post

Government officials and journalists who use Google services were the first to be invited to use advanced Gmail account security services announced Tuesday. Experts say it’s no security panacea, but tools provided under the Google banner called Advanced Protection empower […]


Malware, Spam

Locky ransomware returns with new tricks up its sleeve

September 5, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Locky ransomware is back, again, delivered with the help of new tricks to fool users and anti-malware defenses. Massive spam campaign Delivered through one of the largest spam campaigns in H2 2017 – as many as 23 million sent messages […]


Phishing, Spam

Spam and phishing in Q2 2017

August 22, 2017

Via: Securelist

At the start of Q2 2017, we registered a wave of malicious mailings imitating notifications from well-known delivery services. Trojan downloaders were sent out in ZIP archives, and after being launched they downloaded other malware – Backdoor.Win32.Androm and Trojan.Win32.Kovter. The […]


Email security, Phishing, Spam

Protecting Against Spam and Phishing Attacks With a Layered Approach to Email Security

August 18, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

Layered schemes are used in most information security strategies, and it is essential to establish a similar approach to protecting the organization from unwanted email. In fact, spam and phishing are some of the biggest problems IT security managers face […]