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Want to learn more about how phishing can affect you or your business? Here are the latest news articles:
Shaun Waterman at the quite useful CyberScoop site wrote: "Fewer than one-third of the largest 98 public and private hospitals in the United States secure their email against phishing and spamming, according to data released Thursday. The Global Cyber Alliance said that of the 50 largest public hospitals, only six employed Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance, or DMARC — an email authentication policy and reporting protocol developed a decade ago,...Read More
For KnowBe4 customers, we have some new templates available in Current Events and Holiday: Three July 4th-related templates in the Holiday category Five new Current Events templates (Includes shocking fake news headlines and Fantasy Football). We also have our Reported Phishes of the Week which is updated each week with fresh new phishing emails. Summaries are below: Microsoft/Office 365: Secure Your Microsoft Email Now This message spoofs Microsoft and advises users to reconfirm ownership of...Read More
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) talked directly to TheDarkOverlord hacking collective that claims to have studio films. They said: "We're in the business of earning vast amounts of internet money." And when THR asked if the hacking collective planned to leak additional Hollywood content in the wake of Monday's release of eight unaired episodes of ABC’s Funderdome, the chilling response was: "There's always more". In tried-and-true sensational Hollywood style, THR continued with: "But even more...Read More
The Intercept reported that the GRU (Russian Military Intelligence, the FSB's counterpart) executed a cyberattack on at least one U.S. voting software supplier and sent spear-phishing emails to more than 100 local election officials just days before last November’s presidential election, according to a top secret NSA report. The document, (Link to PDF) which was provided anonymously to The Intercept and independently authenticated, analyzes intelligence very recently acquired by the agency...Read More
Online reporter Doug Olenick at SC Media was the first to point to a press release from the NY State Department of Motor Vehicles warning about a phishing scam where New York drivers are being targeted, stating they have 48 hours to pay a fine or have their driver's license revoked. This may happen in your state as well, so this is your heads-up. The NY DMV alerted motorists that the scam is just bait to entice them to click on a “payment” link that will in turn infect their workstation...Read More