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Cybersecurity News and Threat Intelligence for Business

Business Email Compromise Attacks via Name Imperso…

on May 06, 2019 | by David Pickett | advanced email security, email fraud, impersonation

Name impersonation attacks have exploded in popularity over the past few years. They cost malicious actors little time, infrastructure, or sophistication. The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center recently reported over 900 complaints a day in 2018 and $2.7 billion in American losses alone. It's ext ... read more

BEC Attacks Evolving - Phishing via XPS Files

on May 22, 2018 | by David Pickett | email fraud, phishing, securetide, Security Risks, social engineering, xps extension

We've seen it time after time, malicious actors routinely attempt to confuse recipients of messages with obscure or lesser-utilized file extensions. Over the past month, some phishing attempts using xps files instead of the typical pdf or doc/docx formats have been captured by our filters. The xps ... read more