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Cybersecurity News and Threat Intelligence for Business

Never Trust A Voicemail

on November 06, 2019 | by Chris Lee | phishing, email security

Voicemail phishing is still as prevalent as ever, and these phishers use a myriad of obfuscation tactics to attempt to bypass various filters. Here I point out different red flags to look for as well as highlight how important it is to be familiar with your companies voicemail and email practices. read more

Phishing Attacks Abuse Microsoft Office Surveys

on July 24, 2019 | by David Pickett | microsoft 365, advanced email security, phishing

While many malicious attackers have been busy exploiting Microsoft Azure to launch phishing and malware attacks, lesser skilled actors have increasingly turned to Microsoft Excel or Forms online surveys. It's extremely easy to craft a phishing site using the built-in survey template that Excel or Fo ... read more

Microsoft Azure Customized Domain Name Phishing At…

on April 29, 2019 | by David Pickett | advanced email security, phishing

THREAT ALERT UPDATE: Cybercrooks Abusing Azure Custom Domain Name Feature On Sept. 7, 2018, we detailed how malicious attackers abuse Microsoft Azure's Custom Domain Name registrations to host credential phishing sites. This type of "living-off-the-land" attack utilizes phishing sites which reside o ... read more

5 Tax Scams That Are Threatening Your Identity Thi…

on April 10, 2019 | by David Bisson | advanced email security, Tax Scam, phishing, vishing, bec

Every year, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) releases its “Dirty Dozen” list. This compilation covers some of the most common types of scams that target taxpayers each tax season. It also includes tips by which taxpayers may protect themselves and their identities. read more