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Social Distancing Elevates Both Personal and Organizational Risk

Bad News from the (Fake) CDC: You've Got Malware

Malicious Actors Release Coronavirus Guidelines for America

Organizations Say They Want Employees to Prepare for Ransomware Attacks, But Do Little in the Way of Training

[UPDATE] Check Out the NEW Version of Ransomware Simulator

A new ransomware strain called 'Save the Queen’, distributes itself from your own Domain Controllers

See Ridiculously Easy Security Awareness Training

They're Here! COVID-19 Stimulus Check Phishes Finally Arrive

Can You Be Spoofed? Find Out For a Chance to WIN a $500 Amazon Gift Card

The Best Computer Security Solvers Look Beyond the Problem

Sextortion Email Scams Now Include Threats to Infect Victims with COVID-19

New Potential Phishing Scam Begins with A Phone Call

70% to 90% of All Malicious Breaches are Due to Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks

The Dilemma: Should you phish test during the COVID-19 pandemic?

An Uber Phish

Trends in Phishing, as Seen From a Mountain View

CyberheistNews Vol 10 #14 [DON'T HIT THE PANIC BUTTON] "You Are Infected" - Bad Guys Launch an Evil New Corona Virus Attack

Who Doesn’t Like Free Money? Scammers Are Expected to Increase Use of the COVID Stimulus Bill to Line their Pockets

Bad Guys Push New COVID-19 Message: You Are Infected

New Video Module "Covid-19 Best Practices" from KnowBe4 and Transperfect

The Paradox of Perfection

Hospitality Provider the Target of an Old-School BadUSB Social Engineering Attack

Scammers Hijacking Twitter Accounts To Sell Face Masks

The Creation & Development of a COVID-19 Phish

Inception: Your Employee's Mind is the Scene of the Crime

Every Computer Defense Has Three Main Pillars

[HEADS UP] Cybercriminals Attempt to Exploit Stimulus Package for COVID-19

FBI Warns of Stimulus Check Scams

New KnowBe4 Benchmarking Report Finds 37.9% of Untrained End Users Will Fail a Phishing Test

Beware! The FCC Releases Audio Samples of Coronavirus Phone Scams

[PLATFORM UPDATE] COVID-19 New Templates Categories

Sitting Ducks: When Employees Work from Home

Ransomware Incidents Increase 131 Percent with the SMB Being the Primary Target

CyberheistNews Vol 10 #13 [Heads-Up] Feeding Frenzy: COVID-19 Phishing Attacks Surge As U.S. Reels From Pandemic

Sextortion Scam Combines Lust and Envy

Brand Impersonation Phishing Attacks Grow While Organizations Fail to Protect Their Brand Using DMARC

An Intimate Look at a Nigerian Social Engineer

[On-Demand] New 2020 Phishing By Industry Benchmarking Report: How Does Your Organization Measure Up

Just How Lucrative is Cybercrime? According to New Charges Against One Gang, $30 Million Lucrative

Urgency Around the Coronavirus Leads to Phishing Scams Targeting Healthcare

[Heads-Up] Feeding Frenzy: COVID-19 Phishing Attacks Surge as U.S. Reels from Pandemic

Reinforcing Security Norms During the Coronavirus Crisis

Organizations Need To Be Wary Of Home Worker Phishing Risks

Critical Considerations to Improve Your Remote Employee Security During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Human Behavior is What Makes Phishing Attacks So Successful

Healthcare Providers Suffer 350 Percent Increase in Ransomware Attacks

Domains Use Homographic Characters to Create Hard to Spot Phishing URL's

The Effectiveness of Educating End Users With a Test-Out Quiz

CyberheistNews Vol 10 #12 Secret Service Warning: Exploiting the Coronavirus for Fraud and Profit

FBI Sends Private Industry Notification Warning of BEC Techniques

U.K. Revenue Collector Data Shows Email Scams Are on the Decline in Favor of Vishing and SMiShing Attacks

It is in times of crisis you will be tested

Coronavirus-Themed Simulated Phishing Templates

The Most Important Thing When Working From Home

Malicious IQY Files Found in Spam Campaign

Extreme Measures: The Epidemic of COVID-19 Phishing Emails Rages On

Hackers Use Interactive Malicious COVID-19 Map to Spread Malware

U.S. Homeland Security: "Malicious Actors Expected To Focus Attacks On Teleworkers. Secure Your VPN"

Keeping our employees and partners safe during #coronavirus

FBI: Ransomware Attacks Have Cost Victims over $140 Million With Ryuk Leading the Way

U.K. Pensions Regulator Sees 145 Percent Increase in Malicious Email Activity

[Heads Up] Your Exfiltrated Ransomware Data Is Now Used To Spearphish Your Business Partners

[Heads Up!] A Whopping 21 Percent of Phishing Attack URLs Are Not Detected As Malicious For Days After They Go Live

Secret Service Warning: Exploiting the Coronavirus for Fraud and Profit.

A Look at Email Security in the US Healthcare Sector

Ransomware Attack on Police Department Encrypts Evidence, Sets Criminals Free

Cyberattacks on MSPs Grow Exponentially as the Focus Shifts to Hold Their Customer’s Data for Ransom

CyberheistNews Vol 10 #11 [Heads-Up] New Ransomware Strain Evades AV and Injects Malicious Code Right Into Windows Explorer Process

Cruel Hoax Scams Elderly Woman

Ransomware Predicted to Cost $20 Billion in Damages Globally by 2021

Exploiting the Coronavirus: The Spammers, the Scammers, and the Bad Guys

Identify & Respond to Email Threats Faster with PhishER

Use Advocates to Spread Your Security Awareness Training Program

February Content Update: Including Season 2 of Netflix-Style Series 'The Inside Man'

New Norton LifeLock Phishing Scam Installs Remote Access Trojan

Yet Another Utility Company Falls Victim to Ransomware Attack

Stealthy “Netwalker” Ransomware Using Windows Explorer And "Art of Deception" To Infect Enterprise Networks

Did you know that KnowBe4 provides Managed Phishing Services?

UK Telegraph: "Huge ransomware attack laid bare French lingerie firm"... And Bankrupted It

Anti-Virus, Identity Protection Phishbait

KnowBe4 and Agari Announce New Partnership to Transform Phishing Protection

New Sophisticated Credential-Stealing Malware, Forelord, Attacks the Middle East

Courts Limit Payout on Insurance Claim to Just One Section of the Liability Policy

Social Security Administration Warns of Phone Scams On March 5th "Slam The Scam Day"

[On-Demand] Never Assume Breach: Build a Data-Driven Defense Strategy to Secure Your Organization's Most Valuable Assets

Cut-and-Paste Phishbait

Data Breach After Effects: Consequences and Learning Lessons

CyberheistNews Vol 10 #10 [HEADS-UP] Famous 'Shark' Got Hooked and Lost 400K in an Embarrassing Email Phishing Scam

New Sophisticated “Exaggerated Lion” BEC Check Scam Uses Mules to Cash Out

Racoon: Infostealer Malware Collects Credentials, Financial and Personal Information

None But the Lonely Heart Would Fall for an Emoji

Experts: Expect Summer Olympics-Themed Cyberattacks in the Coming Months

Ransomware Attack On Wool Industry Halted Sales Across Australia Last Week

Bogus Singapore Police Site Serves as a Watering Hole

Nigerian Man Arrested 3 Years After $850,000 Stolen in Email Scam

Afraid You're Communicating Too Frequently? Rethink That.

Guess Who Else is Now Doing Security Training Surveys?

Amazon Prime Phishbait: Lessons Learned

[BREAKING NEWS] 'Shark' Gets Hooked for $380K in Email Phishing Scam

Verizon: More Than Half of Users Click on Multiple Phishing Links. Social Engineering, Innovation are Responsible

An Influence or Wire Fraud?

39 Percent of Organizations Were Victims of a Mobile Attack Despite Improved Security

KnowBe4 Named a Leader in The Forrester Wave for Security Awareness and Training Solutions

Why Minimizing Human Error is the Only Viable Defense Against Spear Phishing

CyberheistNews Vol 10 #9 A U.S. Natural Gas Operator Shuts Down for 2 Days After a Phishing Attack Infects it With Ransomware

Spamming Tools are a Commodity in the Criminal Underworld

Spear Phishing Tops the Canadian Anti-Fraud Center’s List of Attacks

WSJ: "Losing $450,000 in Three Days: Hackers Trick Victims Into Big Wire Transfers"

A Single BEC Gang is Launching Thousands of Attacks Per Year

[EYE-OPENER] Dutch Minister Of Justice And Security: "Fighting Phishing Starts With Awareness"

[Heads-up] Ransomware Criminals Hack An Accounting Company And Cause A Data Breach For Their Customers

Massive 13,467% Growth in WhatsApp Phishing URLs Seen as Top Impersonated Domains Are on the Decline

Ransomware Attack Leaves 43,000 Employees Without Email

The Real-life Email You Never Want To Get From Your CEO Because The Feds Called...

Here Is A Real-life Bank Phone Scam Blocked By A Security Awareness Trained Employee

Emotet Malware Shows Up in SMiShing Attacks Disguised as Bank Notifications

Most Organizations Stick to Legacy Password Security Practices Despite Experiencing Cyberattacks

Courts: Banks $2 Million in Losses from a BEC Attack Aren’t Covered by Cyberinsurance

Phishing URLs Increase 640% as Organizations (Finally!) Embrace Security Awareness Training

New Spear Phishing Campaign Targets 27 Famous Brands With Malicious SLK Files

5 Ways to Improve Your Security Awareness Training Program

[On-Demand] Addressing the Challenge of Third-Party Vendor Risk: Securing Your Supply Chain

Catphish and Honey Traps

A U.S. Natural Gas Operator Shuts Down For 2 Days After A Phishing Attack Infects It With Ransomware

Over 500 Browser Extensions Secretly Stealing Millions of Users Private Data Yanked From Chrome Store

New Convincing Verizon Smishing Scam Makes SIM Swaps A Breeze

CyberheistNews Vol 10 #8 [Heads-up] The World Health Organization Warns of New Coronavirus Phishing Attacks. Inoculate Your Employees!

The Good Taxi Driver

[World Premiere] KnowBe4's New Season 2 of Security Awareness Video Series - 'The Inside Man'

[Heads-up] The World Health Organization Warns of New Coronavirus Phishing Attacks. Inoculate Your Employees!

Texas Ranks Second in Number of Ransomware Attacks on Health Care Organizations

New Ransomware Variant Disables MSP Remote Management Processes To Evade Detection

This Is a Map of KnowBe4's 30,000+ Customers Worldwide

Emotet-Based Sextortion Scams Net 10 Times More than Necurs-Based Scams

It Only Takes One Phish: Phishing Attack Results in Network Infiltration, IT Incompetence, and $217,000 in Paid Ransom Fees

This is the Phone Company: Give us Your D.O.B, Your Firstborn Child...

Cyberattacks in 2019 Cost over $3.5 Billion in Victim Losses with Business Email Compromise Taking in Half

It Only Takes One Phish: Puerto Rico Gets Scammed Out of $2.6 Million

Fake News and Misplaced Trust

Phishing Remains the Most Frequent Attack Vector Used for Initial Access

Organizations Beware! Cyberattacks are Becoming More Prevalent, Hitting More Device OSes, and are Shifting Focus to You

PayPal Phishing for Passports and More

FBI Internet Crime Report Released: The Evolving Threat and Importance of Reporting

Seasonal Scams: Valentine's Day Edition

DOJ Charges Hackers from the Chinese People Liberation Army with 2016 Equifax Data Breach

Email Account Takeover Attacks Get Smarter, Sophisticated, and More Patient

FTC Alert: Coronavirus Scammers Love Scary Bad News

CyberheistNews Vol 10 #7 Now You Can Learn How to Forensically Examine Phishing Emails and Better Protect Your Organization

Most British Breaches Traced to Human Error

Safer Internet Day: What You Can Do to Stay Safe

One Pricy Hospital Bill: Ransomware Attack Costs Hospital $1 Million, Requiring Notice to Municipal Bond Holders

Ransomware Attacks Increase 41 Percent as Cybercriminals Double-Down on Taking Your Money

Education is Necessary to Stay Ahead of Threats

Phishing Attacks Use Victim Interest in Oscar-Nominated Movies to Steal Credit Cards, Install Malware

[Heads-up] New Ransomware Strain Hijacks A Vulnerable Windows Driver To Turn Off Your Antivirus And Infect The Network

Trenton School Treasurer Spots a 'Phishing Expedition'

Another SMS Scam

SEC Releases Results of Cybersecurity and Resiliency Practices Examinations

Ransomware Attack Leaves Logistics Company with Disabled Systems, Manual Processes, and Customer Delays

Email Test Finds More Than 50% of Kingston School District Employees Vulnerable to Phishing

January Content Update: Including the new 2020 KnowBe4 Social Engineering Red Flags Training Module

Anatomy of a Rental Phishing Scam

Six Security Questions You Should Keep in Mind for Third Parties

Ransomware Takes its Toll

Charities Need to Watch Out for Scammers

Look-alike Domain Spoofing Scam Takes Charity for $1 Million

EKANS Ransomware Attacks Focus on Disrupting Businesses Reliant Upon Industrial Control Systems

[On-Demand] Learn How to Forensically Examine Phishing Emails to Better  Protect Your Organization

Not the Antiques Roadshow

New DoppelPaymer Ransomware Makes Money Off of You Whether You Pay the Ransom or Not

Law Firms Are the Latest Victims of Maze’s Ransomware and Extortion Attacks

Product Update: The New KnowBe4 ModStore is Here

CyberheistNews Vol 10 #6 [Heads-Up] Scam of the Week: Coronavirus Phishing Attacks in the Wild

Unusual New Botnet-driven Phishing Attack With Tricky Downloaders

Ashley Madison Data Breach Comes Back to Haunt Customers with New Sextortion Scam

It Was Only a Matter of Time: Sodinokibi Hold Dark Web Hacking Competition

Your Cyber Insurance Policy Just Became Outdated

Intelligence Services Get Phishing Licenses

[Heads-up] We Give Notice About The New Criminal Age 'Ransomware 2.0': Extremely Damaging, Dangerous And Plain Evil

Iranian Hacker Group APT34 Apparently at It Again Targeting U.S. Research Organizations

U.S. 2020 Election-Themed Ransomware Attacks Are on Their Way – And Local Govt's Aren’t Prepared

[Heads-up] Scam Of The Week: Coronavirus Phishing Attacks In The Wild

Are You Expecting a Special Invitation?

[Heads-up] It's OK To Just Say No To Phone Scams

UN Offices Hacked By SharePoint Vulnerability Says Newly Leaked Report

9-Month Compromise of Wawa Results in Data Breach of More Than 30 Million Credit Cards

Phishing Attacks Target Telecom Companies and their Tools to Facilitate SIM Swapping Attacks

Judge Orders Insurer to Pay on Small Business Ransomware Claim

It's the Access, Not the Technology

Phishing Telcos for SIM-Swapping

‘Ryuk Stealer’ Searches for and Steals Confidential Files from Government, Military, and Law Enforcement

Latest Ryuk Ransomware Attacks on Oil and Gas Companies Includes Compromising Active Directory

CyberheistNews Vol 10 #5

A Look Inside the Phishing Tackle Shop

Is There Still Hope for Privacy?

Okta:"KnowBe4 Is World's Most Popular Cloud Security App"

New Malware Upgrade Steals Browser and Email Client Credentials

Cyber-Insurance Premiums Jump as High as 25% and May Now Require Co-Insurance

5 Tips to Prevent CEO Fraud

Contributing to the Delinquency of a Major

Scam Of The Week: "Kobe Bryant Dead, Dies in Helicopter Crash"

[Heads-up] Will Proposed New Laws *Ban* Making Ransomware Payments?

US Government Agency Spear Phished With New CARROTBALL Malware

Ransomware Costs Double as Attacks Increase in Downtime and Sophistication

New EFS Ransomware Attack Uses Windows Encrypting File System Against Itself

Domain-Impersonation Increases by 400% as part of Conversational Hijacking Attacks

FDIC Warns U.S. Financial Institutions of Elevated Risk of Cyberattack

New Phishing Attack Emerges Targeting ADP Users Wanting Their W2

Scam Of The Week: Exit Windows 7, Enter Scams

Conversation-Hijacking Attacks Make It Almost Impossible to Avoid Becoming a Victim

The Great Crimeware Awakening

Confront Apprehensive Compliance Before Disaster Strikes

Amazon Phishbait Chums British Waters

Temporary Social Security Number? No Such Thing

Emotet Trojan Intelligently Targets Organizations, Impersonates Victims to Improve Attack Success

Phishing Attacks Are the Number One Data Breach Attack Vector in the U.K.

CyberheistNews Vol 10 #4 [Heads-Up] The Evil Ryuk Ransomware Strain Now Uses Wake-on-Lan to Encrypt Your *Offline* Devices

U.K. Report: "We’re Doomed-Passwords Aren’t Strong or Secure"

Cyber Incidents Are the Top Concern Among Executives

Now That Ransomware Has Gone Nuclear, How Can You Avoid Becoming the Next Victim?

Bad Guys Built A Completely Fake News Website For A Bitcoin Phishing Scam

Leaving Windows 7 in Production Puts You at High Risk of Ransomware Attack

Business Disruption is the Prominent Result for All Cyberattacks

Defending Against Ransomware is a Team Effort

[Heads-up] The Evil Ryuk Ransomware Strain Now Uses Wake-on-Lan To Encrypt Your *Offline* Devices

Hackers Request Aging Reports to Identify Their Next CEO Fraud Victims for Them

Nemty Ransomware Creators Plan to Post Stolen Data of Non-Payors to Blog

Kiwi Drivers Phished with Bogus License Renewals

TrickBot Hackers Have Created the Ultimate “On the Fly” Update Backdoor

You Should Be Scared of the Latest Strains of Phobos Ransomware

Travelex Warns Customers: Watch Out For Phishing Or Telephone Scams In Aftermath of Ransomware Attack

Happy Hotel With a Sad Ending

Nobel Laureates Get Scammed, Too

Security-Related and Giveaway Phishing Email Subject Lines Get the Most Clicks

New SNAKE Ransomware is an Attack Mix of Obfuscation, Encryption, and Corporate Disruption

Hackers Target the Special Olympics of New York and Use them to Launch Phishing Attacks

CyberheistNews Vol 10 #3 [Heads-Up] New Office 365 Phishing Attack Targets OAuth Apps Instead of Credentials

Fast Work By Cops Recovers $710,000 After CEO Fraud Attack Hits Long Island County Government

New Languages Added to KMSAT Learner Experience

[New Ransomware Threat] Now Cyber Criminals Demand Ransom From The PATIENTS After A Plastic Surgery Clinic Data Breach

Texas School District Loses $2.3 Million In BEC Scam

Auto Dealership Becomes Latest Victim of Ransomware Attack Costing Up to $500,000

Microsoft Sues Hacker Group for Data Theft of Highly Sensitive Information

An Overview of Phishing from the Accounting Sector

[Scam Of The Week] Don't Fall For This Tricky: “Start your 2020 with a gift from us”

REvil Ransomware: "Pay Us One Way Or The Other!"

Cybercriminal Offers a “How To” Guide for Robbing Banks; Uses Cayman National Bank as the Example

Phishing Attacks Impersonating Canadian Banks Work So Well, the Campaign Has Been Running for Two Years

The Top 5 Eyeopener Strategies To Improve Your IT Defenses And Keep Bad Guys Out Of Your Network

Bahrain’s National Oil Company Hit by Iranian "DustMan" Data Wiper

New Office 365 Phishing Attack Targets OAuth Apps Instead of Credentials

The Better the Phishing Protection Gets, the More Sophisticated Phishing Attacks Are Getting

Scammer Who Tricked Facebook and Google Out of $120 Million Gets 5 Years in Jail

Of Course, Scammers Exploit Fears of Iranian Hacking

JudicialWatch: "Epidemic of Government Employees Watching Porn on Taxpayer Time"

New articles and updates from the KnowBe4 Technical Content Team

December Content Update: Includes New Versions of Email Exposure Check Pro and Phishing Security Test Tools

Texas Government Agencies Are Seeing 10,000 Attempted Cyber Attacks Per Minute From Iran. But Is That News?

Smishing 101 and Defenses

Mobile Threats Shouldn't be Overlooked

Encryption Isn’t Your Only Ransomware Problem - There Are Some Other Nasty Issues

Phishing Emails on the Rise as Spear Phishing Continues to Return Bigger Payouts

Smishing and Deepfakes Top the List of Cyber Attack Methods Expected in 2020

Business Email Compromise Attack Uses a “Man-in-the-Middle” Email Attack to Steal $1M

Ransomware Attacks Step Up their Game and Now Look for NAS Devices

New TrickBot Malware Attack Leverages Google Drive to Deliver Its Payload and Ensure Infection

Penn State Warns of Spear Phishing Attacks

[FUN DEPT] So, How Do You Say Congrats In A *Really* Big Way?

CyberheistNews Vol 10 #2 [Heads-Up] The U.S. Government Issues a Warning About a Possible New Wave of Iranian Cyber Attacks

Business Email Compromise During Tax Season: Spotting and Defending Against Common BEC Tax Scams

Security Generation Gaps

Announcing A New 8-Minute Training Module - Social Media: Staying Secure in a Connected World

U.S. Government Issues Warning About Possible Iranian Cyberattacks

Seven Kinds of Malware, and all Arrive by Social Engineering

Global Climate Change Phishbait

Wawa Data Breach Class Action Filed

75% of European Enterprises Cite a Lack of Awareness Training a Challenge to Establish a Proper Cybersecurity Stance

More Fake Windows 10 Updates Spell Hefty Ransoms for Victims

New Report Shows the Success of Business Email Compromise Come from a Calculated Attack Approach

[Heads-up] Sextortion Crime Gang Now Uses New Tactics To Bypass Your Spam Filters

Cities and Governments are the Latest Target in a New “Leakware” Attack

Online Credential Scam Becomes a Phone Port Attack and then Turns into a Sextortion Scam

FBI Warns U.S. Companies About Maze Ransomware

KnowBe4 Has A Blow-Out 2019 Fourth Quarter

CyberheistNews Vol 10 #1 [Heads-Up] Ransomware Attack Forces Arkansas CEO to Fire 300 Employees Days Before Christmas

Phishing Remains the Most Widespread Risk

4 patients sue Alabama health system after ransomware attack

The Good, the Better, and the Best in Information Security

Tax Season Warning: the IRS on Social Engineering

2020 Cybersecurity Predictions by KnowBe4’s Experts

December 2019 Updates to our Data Protection Notices

Major Dutch University Still Fighting Ransomware Downtime; Expert Says Russian Hacker Group Responsible

Phishing in a Port

[LEGAL ALERT] What You May Have Overlooked in the Run Up to CCPA Compliance

[Heads-up] Ransomware attack forces Arkansas CEO to fire 300 employees days before Christmas

PayPal Scammers Want More than Just Your PayPal Credentials

Veterans are High-Payoff Social Engineering Targets for Scammers

WIRED: "The Decade Big-Money Email Scams Took Over"

FBI Issues Alert For "Sleeper" LockerGoga and MegaCortex Ransomware

Star Wars Rogue One: A Phish Story

These Aren't the Droids You're Looking For

How Phishing is Evolving

Whaling: Like Phishing, but After Bigger Game

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #52 [Heads-Up] 1000+ Schools Hit by Still Active Ransomware Attack Wave

Top 9 IT Security Trends You Need to Watch Out For in 2020

Royal Mail Scam: Sorry, You Haven't in Fact Won that iPhone 11 Pro

Dancing with Hackers

1000+ Schools Hit In October Alone By Still Active Ransomware Attack Wave

Take the Free Weak Password Test and Enter to Win a Stormtrooper Helmet!

Best Practices for Creating Order from Phish Reporting Chaos

Financial Advisor Fined After Falling for BEC Scam

[NEW RISK] The MAZE Ransomware Gang Outs Their Victims On A Public Web Site

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #51 Police Warn of New 'Line-Trapping Technology' Being Used to Scam People Over the Phone

Money Mules and Evil Corp.

Spear Phishing in the Royal Canadian Mint

Mysterious Global Phishing Campaign Uncovered

ReVil Ransomware Threatens to Squeeze Their Victims with Public Exposure of Data

Insurance Company On The Hook for 1.7 Million Dollars After Denying BEC Scam Claim

What's in it for the Social Engineers?

Last Chance to Try the Free Domain Spoof Test to Win $500 Amazon Gift Card!

67% of UK Employees Flout Internal IT Security Rules

Microsoft Sees Phishing on the Rise

MimeCast Warns of New Phishing Attacks in South Africa

New Ransomware Attack Reboots Systems into Safe Mode to Bypass Antivirus!

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #50 [Heads Up] Iran Has Launched Evil New Malware That Wipes Your Windows Workstations

Social Engineering via Elder Scrolls

Have Your Users Been Exposed in the 8.5 Billion Breached Records This Year?

Ransomware at Colorado IT Provider Affects 100+ Dental Offices

Big Bad BEC

5 Things You May Not Know About Security Awareness Training

Police warn of new 'line-trapping technology' being used to scam people over the phone

KnowBe4 Content Updates and New Resources - November 2019

63% of Workers Reuse Passwords For Multiple Work Devices and Applications

Feds Charge Russians In Massive $100 Million Bank Phishing Scheme

[Heads Up] Iran Has Launched Evil New Malware That Wipes Your Windows Workstations

You Have Not Suffered A Data Breach But How Do You Prevent Credential-Stuffing Attacks?

Spotting the Gaps: Is Your Traditional Security Stack Giving You a False Sense of Security?

Distracted in Target

Europol Finds Majority of Attack Groups Rely on Spear Phishing as Primary Infection Vector

Gift Card Scams are Decreasing in Light of Other Business Email Compromise Scams

Identity Deception-Based Phishing Attacks Show an Increase in Impersonating Individuals

Phishing for Gamers Uses A Fake Skin Giveaway

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #49 [Heads-Up] In Just 3 Months, Google Alerted 12,000 People About Phishing Attacks by Nation-States

5 Harsh Truths About Ransomware Attacks At LAW.COM

Insecure Database Exposes Millions of Private SMS Messages

Netflix "Account Freeze" Phishing Campaign In The Wild

Pervasive Ransomware Infection Cost German Software Company Pilz Tens Of Millions Of Euros

You Can’t Always Trust a Dot-Gov Domain

Business Email Compromise Topples Over $26 Billion in Losses

Global Utilities See Cyberattacks as Greater Threat to Operations than IT with Half Experiencing Outages

Over Half of SMBs Experience Phishing and Social Engineering Attacks

Insurers Get Serious About Social Engineering Attacks Citing a Lack of Awareness as the Problem

Top Security Trends in Europe

Shooting Ourselves in the Foot: The Biases We All Have

Merchant fined for failing to train employees — Former NYDFS Superintendent Vullo Talks About Cybersecurity Regs

‘Professional’ ransomware gang targets 1,800 large organizations worldwide, Dutch investigators find

Phishing scams on the up in the Netherlands

Singapore government must realise human error also a security breach

The Top Lesson From The Recent Louisiana 2,000-server Ransomware Infection: "User Education, User Education, User Education"

Black Friday Cyberattacks Just Soared 275%: Alert Your Users

Google Sent 12K Nation-State Phishing Warnings In Three Months

A Look at Cryptocoin Scams

Click Confessions of a Security Expert

The Bank of Hawaii early alert of scam phone calls spoofing caller ID

Phishing Simulations Should be Educational, not Punitive

They Know If You've Been Bad or Good...

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #48 [Scam of the Week]: Black Friday & Cyber Monday Top 10 Fraud Alert Tips

[Scam Of The Week]: Black Friday & Cyber Monday Top 10 Fraud Alert Tips

Responsibility...just because they are aware, doesn’t mean that they actually care.

110 Nursing Homes Cut Off from Health Records in Ransomware Attack

Waterloo Brewing loses $2.1 million in social engineering cyberattack

Scripting the Language of Fraud

Companies Expected to Lose $5.2 Trillion in Opportunity Due to Cyber Attacks Over the Next Five Years

Ransomware Claims Are Up 50% in 2019 With Attacks Outpacing the Previous Five Years

[Heads-up. This Is Ugly] After Refusing The Maze Ransomware Payment, Their Stolen Data Was Leaked

French Hospital Crippled by Ransomware

A massive international email scam netted $3 million worth of top-secret US military equipment

It's Happening The World Over: $300K Lost To Phone Scammer

An Australian Watering Hole (but in Canberra, not the Outback)

Cybercriminal Gang, Silent Starling, Creates New ‘Vendor Email Compromise’ Category

Malware Delivered Via Fake Browser Updates Are Back and are More Sophisticated Than Ever

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #47 The Bad Guys Have a New Favorite Online Service to Exploit (and It May Be One You Never Heard of)

Now HERE is an interesting Phishing Campaign!

Ransomware Attack Hits Louisiana State Servers

A Look at Election Influence And Social Engineering

Real Estate Scams Have Gone Global. Bad Guys Caused Tens of Thousands of Dollars Damage Down Under

Malicious Actors the World Over Endorse This One Security Practice

[Heads-Up] Scam Of The Week: Thousands Of Hacked Disney+ Accounts Are Already For Sale On Criminal Sites

Get Your Hands On KnowBe4's Important 2020 Security Threats and Trends Survey Results *First*

A Majority of Organizations Experience Breaches Despite a Majority Saying They Are Prepared to Defend Against Them

IT Budgets Are on the Rise in Part Due to Organizational Concerns for Security

Don't Worry About Ransomware

Interested in cybersecurity law and policy?

Half of M&A Cyber Audits Uncover Undisclosed Breaches That Derail Deals

SIM Card Attack May Affect Over 1 Billion Mobile Phones Worldwide

The Bad Guys Have a New Favorite Online Service to Exploit (And It May Be One You Never Heard Of)

Don't Leave Your Users At Risk For Holiday Scams. Get Your Free Resource Kit From KnowBe4!

PayPal Becomes the Most Popular Phishbait

Your CEO's Email May Be Hacked And You Don't Even Know It

Instagram Copyright Infringement is the Latest Phishing Scam Targeting Social Media

Bogus eCommerce Sites Spinning Up for Holidays

Reuters: "Hackers hit UK political parties with back-to-back cyberattacks"

Mexican Oil Company Pemex Dodges $5M Ransomware Bullet

[Heads Up] This New, Unusual Ransomware Strain Goes Exclusively After Servers

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #46 [Heads-Up] Malicious Actors Want to Join Your Team!

Third Party Phishing: The New Spear-Phishing Attacks That Traditional Defenses Just Don't Stop

TrickBot Malware Uses Highly Personalized Fake Sexual Harassment Complaints as Phishing Bait

People Need to Work Together to Spot Con Artists

Phishing Resistance for Charities

Mac users warned that disabling all Office macros doesn’t actually disable all Office macros

Lower Your Business Risk with Best Practice Data Privacy Impact Assessments (DPIA's)

What if the Santa’s Elves knew better?

US Govt Asks Users to Be Wary of Holiday Scams and Malware

New articles and updates from the KnowBe4 Technical Content Team

Specially Crafted ZIP Files Used to Bypass Secure Email Gateways

The Direct Deposit Phish: Revisiting the Scene of the Crime

Here Is A New Term For Your Cybercrime Glossary: Vendor Email Compromise (VEC)

The Most Fascinating Layer in a SOC: The Human Layer

Exactly Why Is Replying to Phishing Attacks A Really Bad Idea?

Heads-Up: Malicious Actors Want to Join Your Team!

The Cold War Was Like Being Hit With A Club. Cyber War is Being Stung With A Syringe

APWG Q3 Report: Phishing Attacks at Highest Level in Three Years

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #45 [Heads-Up] Scam of the Week: Phishing Attacks Using Better Benefits and Pay Raise Bait

Security in Three Keynotes

You Need To Start Thinking Differently About This Whole "Insider Threat" Concept

Ransomware Attack Blocks Hundreds Of Law Firms From Their Trial Records

Healthcare Industry Names KnowBe4 As The 2019 Top Rated Platform For Cybersecurity Training & Education

American Nikkei Employee Falls For Social Engineering Scam And Loses 29 Million Dollars

A Transformational Rant: Why People Question the Value of Security Awareness

Phishing Kits Hosted on More than Six Thousand Domains

[Heads Up] Scam Of The Week: Phishing Attacks Using Better Benefits And Pay Raise Bait

KnowBe4 Fresh Content & Features Updates - October 2019

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is Over... Now What?

Webroot Threat Researchers Take a Fresh Look at Phishing Tactics

SAVE THE DATE!! KnowBe4 User Conference - April 15-17, 2020

KnowBe4 Achieves FedRAMP Authorization from the US Federal Government

Captain Awareness Has A Halloween Message For You

It's Benefits Enrollment Season Again...And That Means Prime Phishing Season!

[Heads-Up] North Korean Malware Found On Indian Nuclear Plant's Network

Lessons Learned From Vishing Robocall Attacks In Mandarin

Ransomware Attack Causes School 'District-Wide Shutdown'

Vishing, from (not) the Bank

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #44 [INFOGRAPHIC] The 2019 Third Quarter Top-Clicked Phishing Email Subjects From KnowBe4

[NEW FEATURE] KnowBe4 Assessments Help Gauge Proficiency of Your Users in Security Awareness and Sentiment Towards Security Culture

A Recent Spate Of Spear Phishing Attacks Is Targeting The Financial Industry

Phishing Attack Targets Humanitarian Organizations

Phishing in Office 365's Pond

Data Breaches Devastate Small Businesses in 2019 with 10 Percent Closing Their Doors

FBI Updates Initiative to Protect U.S. Elections from Cyberattacks

CNN Says "Hack Our Reporter," and White Hat Rachel Tobac *Does*

What Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Can Teach Us About Phishing

Credential Phishing With a Masked URL

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #43 [Heads-Up] "I Can Phish Anyone". Would You Be Able to Say This, and Would You Be Right?

Q3 2019 Top-Clicked Phishing Email Subjects from KnowBe4 [INFOGRAPHIC]

A New Strain of Tech Support Scam in the U.K.

Smishing and Carrier Impersonation

Shipping giant Pitney Bowes hit by ransomware

Alexa and Google Home abused to eavesdrop and phish passwords

Can An Employee's Bad Conscience Be A Vulnerability?

KnowBe4 Wins ComputingSecurity Award: Education and Training Provider of the Year

Don’t Fall Victim to Breach Fatigue

An Unusually Vile Bit of Social Engineering

A Former CIA Officer Shows You How to Make Your Organization a Hard Target

Scam Of The Week: Bogus Performance Review as Phishbait

A Lawyer's Look at "Big Game Phishing"

Security Awareness Training is a Key Part of an Effective Cyber Risk Resilience and Prevention Strategy

[VIDEO] KnowBe4 Quarterly Product Update Video Q3-2019

Microsoft Recommends: "Top 6 Email Security Best Practices"... And One Of Them Is Phishing Simulations

[INFOGRAPHIC] Cost of Ransomware Related Downtime Increased More Than 200 Percent, an Amount 23 Times Greater Than the Ransom Request

North Korean Front Company Used to Compromise Mac Users

A New Attack Category is Born: You Now Need to Also Worry About Evasive Spear Phishing

MSPs Should Offer Security Awareness Training as Part of a Complete Security Service Offering

What Footballers Wives Can Teach Us About Cybersecurity

China's Criminal Hacking Spree Created A Boeing Competitor

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #42 [Heads Up] Virtual Hard Disk Images Containing Malware Are Ignored by Antivirus *and* Windows!

I Can Phish Anyone

CRN: "Kevin Mandia -- Detect Spear Phishing, Lock Down CEO Email To Stay Safe"

Simjacking is Still a Problem, British Food Writer Lost £5,000

It’s Baaaaaaaack! Emotet Trojan Rears Its Ugly Head Once Again After a 3-Month Vacation

Cyber Risk Remains a Top Concern for Organizations While Lacking Confidence in Addressing Cyber Threats

Extremely Embarrassing 250,000-record Data Breach At Hookers.nl

Why Hack When You Can Con?

Organizations Experiencing Attacks Rises by 35% as Most Consider Themselves Cyber-Novices

U.S. Organizations Involved with Nuclear Deterrence are the Target of North Korean Phishing Attacks

[PODCAST] Understanding Social Engineering and Maintaining Healthy Paranoia

Virtual Hard Disk Images Containing Malware Are Ignored by Windows and Antivirus Engines

Universities Worldwide are the Target of Phishing Attacks by a Hacking Group Aimed at Stealing Research and Intellectual Property

Many in Utilities Sector Expect Attacks on Critical Infrastructure: Survey

"Staggering" Increase in Business Email Compromise--aka CEO Fraud

Fake News and Deepfakes: Harmless Fun or the Future of Fraud?

Ransomware Still Plagues Organizations Despite Feeling Prepared for an Attack

Cybercriminals Leverage the U.K.’s Strong Customer Authentication Requirement in a New String of Phishing Attacks

Brand-New: Multi-Factor Authentication Security Assessment Tool Helps Assess Your Organization's MFA Vulnerabilities

Chinese State-Sponsored Phishing

Is Cyberinsurance a Reason for the Rise in Ransomware Attacks?

Now *here* is something new! What The Heck Is War Shipping?

The Massive Data Breach Of Australia's Largest University Began With A Spear Phishing Attack

Casbaneiro is the Hook in Alt-Coin Phishing

Fall LinkedIn Job Postings Are a Prime Vehicle for Job Scams, Cyber Attacks

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #41 [Heads up] FBI Warns About Attacks That Bypass Your Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

[Heads up] FBI Warns About Attacks That Bypass Your Multi-factor Authentication (MFA)

Ransomware is Having Its Best Year Ever

The Cost of a Data Breach is Expected to Rise by Two-Thirds Over the Next Five Years

77% Of UK Workers Admit That They Have Never Received Any Form Of Cyber Security Training

So What Happens When Kevin Mitnick Meets Joe Perry?

Disruption of Production Due To Malware at Rheinmetall Automotive Costs $4 Million Per Week

Phishing Awareness: Considerations for Schools

Amazon, Paypal, and Gmail Users are the Latest Target in a Sophisticated Multistage Phishing Attack

More Than 2.2 Billion Stolen Account Credentials Have Been Made Available on the Dark Web

Crime Sometimes Pays: $1.1M Recovered from U.K. Phishing Scammer 2 Years After Being Caught

New Instagram Phishing Scam Uses Familiar (But Fake) 2FA Codes to Trick Victims

FBI Issues ‘High-Impact’ Ransomware Attack Warning—What You Need To Know

Cybersecurity Awareness Is Not Just For October!

[VIDEO] CEO Stu Sjouwerman Interviewed by Dark Reading

KnowBe4 Has A Blow-Out Third Quarter

[HUMOR] Her Majesty Is Not Inviting You to Save the Realm

KnowBe4 Fresh Content and Feature Updates - September 2019

KnowBe4 Honored for Innovation in Security Awareness Training with 2019 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award

Ransomware Incident To Cost Danish Company A Whopping $95 Million

Ransomware Forces 3 Hospitals To Turn Away All But The Most Critical Patients

Copyright Infringement Warning as Phishbait

North Koreans Spear Phish U.S. Victims With Social Engineering Hidden In Obscure Kodak FlashPix Format

NetWire Remote Access Trojan Being Spread by Phishing Campaign

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #40 Your New KnowBe4 2019 Security Threats Report and What to Watch out for Next Year

Happy National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019!

"Mishperceptions": The Five Most Common Phishing Myths Busted!

Senate Passes Bill Aimed At Combating Ransomware Attacks

KnowBe4 Acquires Twist and Shout Group to Enhance High-Quality Video Production Capabilities

[Heads Up] Five New Ways How Cyber Criminals Commit Insurance Fraud

Scam Of The Week: Yahoo Massive Data Breach Settlement Phishing Attacks

99 Percent Of All Misconfigurations In The Public Cloud Go Unreported

Chinese Hackers Target Airbus Suppliers in Quest for Commercial Secrets

See if Your Domain Has an Evil Twin For a Chance to Win Beats Headphones!

Russian Secret Weapon Against U.S. 2020 Election Revealed In New Cyberwarfare Report

Social Engineering via the US Mail

[Heads Up] What If The World's Largest Cyber Insurers Recommended Just *One* Security Awareness Training Platform As The Most Effective In Reducing Cyber Risk?

KnowBe4 2019 Security Threats and Trends Report – October 2019

Don't Let Your Users Download Malicious Chrome Extensions

Less Than a Third of Small Businesses Deliver Annual Cybersecurity Training

Disgusting Fake Employment Site Targets Veterans And Installs Remote Access Trojan

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #39 [Scam of the Week] Heads-Up: Amazon Phishing Attack in Progress

A Short, Very Useful Guide to Social Engineering

No, Really, They're Just Not That Into You

The Emotet Trojan Botnet is Back in Business

Massive phishing wave of account hijacks hits YouTube creators

PDF Phishing Attacks Using Microsoft OneDrive Surge Nearly 200%

CEO Fraud Attacks Now Use Deepfake Audio and AI to Mimic Executives Over the Phone

In the Hot Seat: Three Experts Tackle 10 Critical Security Awareness Issues

Amazon Phishing Scam in Progress

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Lays Out Strategic Vision and Priorities in the Wake of Texas Ransomware Attacks.

Microsoft Remains the Most Impersonated Brand in Phishing Attacks, with Facebook Phishing Surging

Advice For Women: "Breaking Into the InfoSec Business"

18 Months, 61 Billion Credential-Stuffing Attacks

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #38 [Heads-Up] Holy SIMoly! SIM Card Attack Used to Spy on Mobile Phone Users

Phishing Attacks Up, Especially Against SaaS And Webmail Services

Oklahoma Pension Fund Robbed of $4.2 million via Compromised Email

[Phishing Alert] UK Home Office primes Brexit spam cannon for a million texts reminding folk to check passports

Exclusive: Russia carried out a 'stunning' breach of FBI communications system, escalating the spy game on U.S. soil

Ex White House CIO attacks insurance firms for 'fuelling ransomware industry'

WSJ: "U.S. Targets North Korean Hacking as Rising National-Security Threat"

Employees Are the Reason 70% of Financial Companies Have Suffered Security Incidents in the Last Twelve Months

Video Becomes the Next Big Bait for Social Engineering

Only 5% of U.S. Healthcare Employees Receive Continual Cybersecurity Awareness Training

How Can You Check If Your Email Is Compromised?

Global Phishing Campaign Targets Universities

Germany Gets Hit With Destructive Filewiper Phishing Attack

Cyber security remains the biggest threat to business in Africa

KnowBe4 #4 on eSecurity Planet Top 15 Cybersecurity Companies

Holy SIMoly! Simjacker: SIM Card Attack Used to Spy on Mobile Phone Users

Phishing Nightmare? New "Deadline" Email From Equifax Settlement Administrator Notifies of Changes in Filing.

[On-Demand Webinar] Crafty Ways the Bad Guys Use Pretexting to Own Your Network

Ethical Hackers as Educators

FBI Cyber Warning: Attacks On Key Employees Up 100%, As 281 Are Arrested

The Legal Profession's Catfishing Problem

The FBI Updates Their Numbers And BEC Is Now A 26 Billion Dollar Scam

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #37 [Heads-Up] Are Your Servers Right Now Infected With Stealthy Lilu Ransomware? Thousands Are...

Cybersecurity: 99% of email attacks rely on victims clicking links

Nemty Ransomware Infests Bogus PayPal Site

Visa Scam in the UK Targets Chinese Students

Cybercriminals Unleash Ransomware Attack Designed to Compromise the Security of 120 French Hospitals

Targeted Business Email Compromise Now Includes Validating Your Email

Two-Thirds of Security Budgets Expected to Increase as Risk of Cyberattack Shifts to the Cloud

Social Media and Their Exploitation in Social Engineering

U.K. Charity Workers Most At Risk From Phishing

KnowBe4 Fresh Content and Feature Update - August 2019

Thousands Of Servers Infected With New Lilocked (Lilu) Ransomware

Advanced Android SMS Phishing

Why Do People Keep Falling For Facebook Hoaxes?

Connecting Security Awareness Training Data to your Security Operations

Email Account Takeover and Lateral Phishing Attacks Increase Risk to Enterprises

New Ursnif Malware Attacks Use Phishing, Social Engineering and Microsoft Word

Phishing for Cloud Providers A New Supply Chain Threat

Watch Out For Hurricane Dorian Phishing Scams. We have Templates Ready For You.

Multistage Phishing Attacks Target Financial Information

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #36 [Heads Up] AI Used for Social Engineering by Mimicking CEO’s Voice in Unusual Cybercrime Case

CEO Fraud Overtakes Ransomware And Data Breaches In EMEA Cyber-insurance Claims

Double the Phish, Double the Phun

Alert Your Users About Calendar Scams And What To Do About Them

Phishing Scheme Gains Entry To Oregon Judicial Department Emails

AI Used For Social Engineering. Fraudsters Mimic CEO’s Voice in Unusual Cybercrime Case | WSJ

New Course Available - California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

New ransomware grows 118% as cybercriminals adopt fresh tactics and code innovations

Ransomware Criminals Hack Dental Software Company And Take Hundreds Of Customers' Systems Hostage

Why Are Insurance Companies Insisting To Pay Ransom For Ransomware Attacks?

Financial Phishing Campaigns on the Rise

Business Detections of Ransomware Attacks Have Grown by 365%

MegaCortex Ransomware goes Fully Automated, Putting Enterprises at Risk of Ransoms in the Millions

Microsoft, PayPal, and Facebook are the Top Three Impersonated Brands

Bogus Suicide Prevention as a Scam

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #35 A State-of-the-Art Spoof (or, "Why Turning Your Users Into Grammar Nazis Won't Keep the Bad Guys Out.")

SANS: Security Awareness Training is On the Rise

Even ‘Unsubscribe’ Emails Can Put the Organization at Risk

U.S. Utilities Face Phishing Attacks Intent on Gaining Remote Access

Georgia Gov. Kemp Orders Cybersecurity Training For State Employees After Crippling Attacks

A State-of-the-Art Spoof  (or, Why Turning Your Users Into Grammar Nazis Won't Keep the Bad Guys Out)

Please Vote For KnowBe4: Computing Security Awards

Lateral Phishing Affects One in Seven Organizations

Social Engineering Used To Establish Shady Bulletproof Hosting

Ransomware Hits Fortnite Players

Employee Error Behind Half of Industrial Network Incidents

Is The Ransomware Debate Over? To Pay Or Not To Pay, The Conference Of Mayors Made Up Their Mind

Gift Cards Are Now the #1 Business Email Compromise Cash-Out Mechanism for Fraudsters

U.S. Government Stresses the Need for Cybersecurity Awareness and Education in Light of Ransomware Attacks on Government Entities

Game Phishing Scams Steal Steam Accounts

KnowBe4 Applauds Proposed Legislation for Cybersecurity Training Requirement for U.S. House Members

[On-Demand Webinar] How to Prevent 81% of Phishing Attacks With DMARC

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #34 [Heads Up] The Unusual Activity Would Be the Microsoft Warning Itself

Blank Emails Come Before BEC Fraud Attack

The Wall Street Journal Just Published An Interview with Kevin Mitnick, KnowBe4's Chief Hacking Officer

Are Local Government and Municipalities Part of a Coordinated Attack on the U.S.?

Social Engineering Testing is Necessary to Fend off Phishing Attacks

The Unusual Activity Would be the Warning Itself

Even when your users don't click...

Report: Data Breach in Biometric Security Platform Affecting Millions of Users

BYOD Really Means Bring Your Own Risk

Still Dodging that Sextortion Bullet

Security warning for software developers: You are now prime targets for phishing attacks

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #33 Bad Guys Exploit CapitalOne Breach to Push Backdoor Trojan

Scam Of The Week: See Jeffrey Epstein Last Words On Video

3 Important Facts to Take Away From the New Data Security Law

Three Lessons from a Recent MegaCortex Ransomware Phishing Attack

Varieties of Extortion Experience

Here Are Some Interesting Headlines I Found During Black Hat

Business Email Compromise Doubles in Incidents and Triples in Cost

Email Attacks are Having A Major Impact on Business with Employees Seen as a Major Weak Link

CEO Fraud hits B.C. lawyers for $2 million

KnowBe4 Fresh Content & Features Updates - July 2019

Confirm Your Unsubscribe Request? Not So Fast

Bad Guys Exploit CapitalOne Breach to Push Backdoor Trojan

Pleading Guilty to Business Email Compromise

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #32 Scam of the Week: Equifax Settlement Phishing

[NEW PhishER Feature] Identify Email Threats Even Faster with PhishML™

New UK Study: "3 out of 4 phishing scams get to your inbox untouched"

Why School Districts are Targets of Social Engineering

Why Is Windows Defender The World's No. 1 Antivirus With More Than Half A Billion EndPoints?

GermanWiper Ransomware Hits Germany Hard, Destroys Files But Asks For A Ransom

Engineering Licensing as Phishbait

Churches and Other Not-for-Profits as Targets of Scams

Freight Forwarding Email Scams are Business Killers

Scam Of The Week: Equifax Settlement Phishing

Buyers of Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency are the Latest Target in Phishing Scams

Russian Phishing: Swiss-based Email Provider ProtonMail Hit By Cyber Attack

CEO Fraud Phishing Scams Versus The U.K. Solicitors

5 Things You Need to Know About Facebook’s $5 Billion Fine

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #31 Louisiana Declares Cybersecurity State of Emergency

You Don't Want *THAT* In Your Wallet

15-year old MyDoom Remains a Common Phish Hook

New Ransomware Strain Spreads Via SMS

Office 365 Administrators are the Target of the Latest String of Phishing Attacks

Iranian Hacker Group APT34 Use New ‘Tonedeaf’ Malware over LinkedIn in Latest Phishing Campaign

[Heads-up] Nationwide Bomb Threat Extortion Phishing Attack Campaign With A Twist

Two Puerto Rico Hospitals Hit With Ransomware That Encrypts 520,000 Patient Records

Reuters: "BlackRock in talks to take over Cofense after U.S. security concerns - sources"

Schools In Both The US And UK Victim Of Recent Phishing Attacks

NSA Launches Cybersecurity Arm To Defend The U.S. From Foreign Adversaries

Here Is Some Great InfoSec Budget Ammo From UBS

Louisiana Declares Cybersecurity State of Emergency

OSINT – a Hacker’s First Asset in Targeted Attacks

New Study Finds Employees Pose the Greatest Cybersecurity Risk

Netflix's New "The Great Hack" Reminds Us -- If you Don't Pay For the Product You *Are* The Product

Romanian Cybercriminals Sentenced for Phishing Campaign

BEC = “Because it’s Easy Cash” Scammers Trick Employees Into Giving Away Customer Info

This Year, Phishing Causes Losses of $17,700 per minute And Ransomware Attacks Will Cost $22,184 Per Minute

A Phishing Campaign Evades Email Gateways via WeTransfer

80% of Organizations Don’t Use DMARC Making Them Susceptible to Email Spoofing

Ransomware Attacks Costs Nearly Triple in 2019 to over $36K Per Attack

HoneyTrap, The Oldest In The World Now As Iranian Catphish on LinkedIn

Q2 2019 Top-Clicked Phishing Email Subjects from KnowBe4 [INFOGRAPHIC]

KnowBe4 Achieves Highest and Furthest Overall Position for Its Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness CBT

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #30 [NEW] Here Is a Fantastic Report You Need to Read Before You Buy

New Cyber Attack Trends Report Reveals That Digital Criminals Made Off With $45 Billion in 2018

Fake Accounts Go to College

Is Equifax Paying Up To 700 Million... Or Is It 1.4 Billion?

Hackers Exfiltrate 7.5TB From Russian FSB Contractor

Windows Defender Gets a New Name: Microsoft Defender

[Scam of The Week] New 'US State Police' Phishing Extortion Scam Includes Contact Numbers

KnowBe4 Adds Language Localization to Learner's Experience For All Customers

U.S. Coast Guard Warns of Phishing Attacks Designed for Data Theft and Malware Infection

U.K. Sees an Increase in Sophisticated Phishing Attacks Targeting Educational Institutions

Deep Fakes Getting Better Every Day With AI / Machine Learning

NSO spyware ‘targets Big Tech cloud services’

Lateral Phishing Used To Attack Organizations On Global Scale

Whoa Nellie. BEC Scams Average USD 300 Million Per Month In Illegal Transfers

CBInsights Welcomes KnowBe4 To The Cybersecurity Unicorn Club

Microsoft Notifies 10,000 Customers About Nation-state Cyber Attacks

SANS Security Awareness Report Highlights the Rising Era of Awareness Training

[INFOGRAPHIC] Employees receive nearly five phishing emails per work week, according to Avanan

Mimecast Identifies Brand New Phishing Tactic Called "SHTML"

Chinese Hackers Use Island Hopping to Steal Industrial and Commercial Secrets in 5-year Attack on the World’s Largest Technology Service Providers

Microsoft Discovers New Excel-Based Attack to Deliver the FlawedArmmyRAT Malware

Attacker’s Use of OneDrive as a Malicious File Host Jumps Over 3200% in Q1

Evite Invites Over 100 Million People to Their Data Breach

[VIDEO] KnowBe4 Quarterly Platform Update Q2-2019

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #29 Scam of the Week: Microsoft OneNote Audio Note Phishing Emails

[On-Demand Webinar] Hacking Your Organization: 7 Steps Bad Guys Use to Take Total Control of Your Network

UK Mid-Sized Firms Lost £30bn to CyberAttacks in 2018

Is ‘REvil’ the New GandCrab Ransomware?

NEW SANS Whitepaper: Automating Response to Phish Reporting

An Amazon Phishing Scam Hits Just In Time For Prime Day

TrickBot Malware May Recently Have Hacked 250 Million Email Accounts

[Heads-up] New eCh0raix Ransomware Strain Targets NAS Devices

Pay or Not Pay the Ransom? What’s Your Opinion?

Effects of Ransomware Don’t End With the Ransom

U.S. Coast Guard Warns Shipping Industry on Cybersecurity. Are You Next?

Brand-New Ransomware Simulator Tool Now with Two New Ransomware Scenarios

Homeland Security Warning About Phishing As A Threat to 2020 Elections

Automated Tailored EBAY Spam Campaign Leads to Risky Sites

Cybersecurity Remains a Top Priority During M&A Diligence

The Stock Market Doesn’t React Well to Data Breaches

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #28 [Heads-up] Cyber Criminals Refine Their Social Engineering Tactics

British Airways Hit With Record $229 Million GDPR Fine Following 2018 Data Breach

Scam Of The Week: Microsoft OneNote Audio Note Phishing Emails

Phishing And Impersonation Attacks Balloon in South Africa

KnowBe4’s Year-Over-Year Sales Skyrocket 50% Over Q2 2019 for Another Record-Breaking Quarter

Discovered This Year: 5,334 Kits Offering Evasive Criminal Phishing-as-a-Service

[Heads-up] IT Pros In The Trenches Of Iran And China's New Cyber War Against The U.S.

“Lack of Security Awareness” a Major Reason Why Financial Firms Are 300 Time More Likely to Fall Prey to Cyberattacks

80% of all Brand Deception Phishing Scams Targeting Execs Pretend to be Microsoft

One more reason to keep your money stuffed under your mattress?

"YouTube mystery ban on hacking videos has content creators puzzled"

KnowBe4 Translations Update

Over Half of Employees Don’t Adhere to Email Security Protocols

Updates to the KnowBe4 Privacy Policy

Globally, One-Third of Organizations Experience Ransomware Attacks Weekly

ATM Card Number Scammer Sentenced to 32 Months in Prison

CEOs Overwhelmingly Prioritize Cybersecurity Over Physical Security

Cyber Crime Refines Their Social Engineering Tactics

Enter Facebook's Libra, with Scammers in its Train

Dridex Credential Stealer Returns With New Antivirus Evasion - Including Application Whitelisting

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #28 1.5 Billion Gmail Calendar Users Are the Target of a Crafty New Phishing Scam

Brand-New Tool: Social Media Phishing Test Checks for Users Vulnerable to Social Media Related Attacks

Instagram Vanity Makes for Vulnerability

New Malware Pretends to Be You by Matching Your Keystroke Characteristics

Microsoft Kills Password Expiration Policy Recommendation with Latest Security Baseline for Windows 10

KnowBe4 Fresh Content and Feature Updates - June 2019

Which Of The Four Types of Social Engineering Is The Most Damaging?

1.5 Billion Gmail Calendar Users are the Target of a Crafty New Phishing Scam

New KnowBe4 Benchmarking Report Unveils That Untrained Users Pose The Greatest Risk To Your Organization

No, Mr. McAfee is Not Giving Away Money

Chinese Hackers Infiltrate Global Telecom Networks With Spear Phishing

"Elaborate" Identity Takeover Fraud Hits Australian Businesses

[NEW FEATURE] KnowBe4 User Event API Helps You Tailor Security Awareness Training Based on Custom User Risk Events

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #26 [Heads-up] The U.S. Launched A Cyber Attack On Iran, And We're Expecting Spear Phishing Strike Backs

Is Compliance Security’s Worst Enemy?

Phishing Attacks Go Mobile as Cybercriminals Leverage Push Notifications

[Heads-up] The U.S. Launched A Cyber Attack On Iran, And We're Expecting Spear Phishing Strike Backs

UK Forensic Crime Labs Shut Down Due To Ransomware Attack

FBI Alert: Last Week Conflict With Iran Can Cause Spear Phishing Retaliation

Phishing Campaign Impersonates Email Alerts From DHS

Why Do Organizations Still Under-report Cybercrime?

New Survey Uncovers Primary Challenges in Creating A Security Culture

The Fake French Minister In A Silicone Mask Who Stole Millions

Maryland governor signs order to boost cybersecurity after Baltimore ransomware attack

Bogus Emails: 3.4 Billion Are Sent Every Day...

How Hackers Emptied Church Coffers with a Phishing Attack and Social Engineering Phone Call

Massive Cyberheist Bankrupts Medical Debt Collector

Hit by Ransomware Attack, Florida City Agrees to Pay Hackers $600,000

[NEW FEATURES] Branded Certificates and End User Surveys

Subdomain Scam Hits Australian Government Seeking Money to “Register” Bogus Domain Names

U.S. May Face Cyberwar with Russia After Purported U.S. Attacks on Russian Power Grid

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #25 [Heads-Up] The FBI Warns Against Phishing and Advises How to Spot Attacks

“File Deletion” Alert Becomes the Latest Scam to Compromise Office 365 Credentials

Two-Thirds of Organizations See an Increase in Impersonation Attacks

Ransomware Halts Production For Days At Major Airplane Parts Manufacturer

[Heads-up] Alarming Tool Creates Deep Fakes That Can Now Be Edited With A Text Editor

Voicemail Phishing Scam Steals Credentials

FBI’s Advice on Spotting Phishing

No, Government Contractors Can't Falsify Claims of Compliance with Cybersecurity Standards

Social Engineering is at the Root of Nearly all Fraud Attacks

Case Law Continues to Define the Extent to Which Cyber Insurance Must Cover Losses

Europol Reminder on Ticket Fraud

Tax Phishing in the UK

Meet The New InfoSec Unicorn: KnowBe4. Thank You For Your Trust!

CyberheistNews Vol. 9 #24 [Heads-Up] Nigerian Bad Guys Go Over Dead Bodies to Carry out Cyber Crimes

Extortion Threatens Reputational Damage

The CIA will not Fix Your Online Rap Sheet

Corporate Email Creates Unavoidable Phishing Risk

[Heads-Up] How Hackers Use Ransomware To Hide Data Breaches And Other Devastating Attacks

Why Polymorphic Phishing Attacks Are Skyrocketing And How They Make It In Your User's Inbox

KnowBe4 Fresh Content and Feature Updates - May 2019

'BlueKeep' Microsoft Windows Flaw Warning from NSA, Video for How To Patch

[On-Demand Webinar] Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Hacking Data Sources That Bad Guys Use

Ransomware in 2019 is Looking to be as Bad as 2018 for State and Local Governments… if not Worse

Microsoft is Still the Most Impersonated Brand in Phishing Attacks

Biometrics Can’t Replace Passwords: A Cybercriminal's Dream

New articles and templates from the Tech Content Team

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #23 [Heads-Up] Red Flags Warn of Social Engineering

It only takes three seconds...

[Policy Template] Should Failing Phishing Tests Be A Fireable Offense?

"Delete" Notification as Office 365 Phishbait

A Case of Password Spraying

Impersonation Phishing Attacks Up 67% in Last 12 Months

KnowBe4 Is UK's Security Training And Consultancy Provider Of The Year

Why KnowBe4 Is The Only True Global Security Awareness Training Vendor

Red Flags Warn of Social Engineering

Phishing Canadian Targets

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #23 [Heads-Up] Scary Phishing Attack Uses Legal Threats From Law Firm

A Single Tweet Saw One Woman's Bank Account Entirely Wiped Out

Phishing Sites Increase by 30% in the First Quarter of 2019 Putting SaaS and Webmail at Risk

Beazley Insurance Breach Insights: "Ransomware Attacks Skyrocket"

“Monster” Data Breaches Result in an Average Cost of $347 Million

Over 10 Million People Hit In Single Australian Data Breach

UK Says It Warned 16 Nato Allies Of Russian Hacking Activities

72 Percent Of Cyber Security Professionals Have Considered Quitting Over Lack Of Resources

[Heads-up] Scary Phishing Attack Uses Legal Threats From Law Firm

Employees Don’t Take USB Security Seriously, Putting Organizations at Risk

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Issues List of Office 365 Security Vulnerabilities and Best Practices

Tell us about your biggest security threats for a chance to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card!

Q1 2019 Top-Clicked Phishing Email Subjects from KnowBe4 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Financial Firms Spend $2,300 Per Employee Attempting to Address Cyber Security Concerns

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #21 What's Wrong With the New Bill That Proposes Cyber Security Training for U.S. House Members?

Volunteer Cyber Crime Fighters Band Together in New York

KnowBe4 Acquires CLTRe; Shines Spotlight on Security Culture Measurement

[On-Demand Webinar] Empowering Your Human Firewall: The Art & Science of Secure Behavior

“Hack for Hire” Groups Offer Single Account Break-In Services For Just $750

Global GozNym Takedown Shows The Anatomy Of A Modern Cybercrime Supply Chain

[PODCAST] Hacking Humans Live At KB4CON 2019

Account Takeover Attacks Increase as Cybercriminals Fine-Tune Their Brand Impersonation, Social Engineering, and Phishing Skills

6 Signs You’ve Successfully Created a Security Culture

What's Wrong With The New Bill That Proposes Cyber Security Training for U.S. House Members?

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #20 [Heads-Up] If This Is True It's A Disaster. Three Major US Antivirus Companies Breached?

InfraGard Recommends User Education

Phishing Attacks Top Verizon’s List of Threat Actions Used in Data Breaches

[Heads-Up] If This Is True It's A Disaster. Three Major US Antivirus Companies Breached? ***UPDATED

[Spoiler!] That Free Avengers: Endgame Download You Found Online? It’s a Scam!

Half of SMBs Will Pay the Ransom in a Ransomware Attack

Phishing Continues to Rise as Attacks Go Malwareless

Half of all 2020 Presidential Candidates are Susceptible to Impersonation Attacks

Russian cyberspies are using one hell of a clever Microsoft Exchange backdoor

Deepfake Videos – An Increasing Cyber Threat For Corporate Clients

KnowBe4 Fresh Content & Features Updates - April 2019

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #19 [Heads-Up] Scary New MegaCortex Ransomware Strain Discovered That Targets Your Business Network

Great Budget Ammo: 60 minutes Warns Against Ransomware

Nearly Half of US Orgs Not Ready for California Consumer Privacy Act Deadline

IT and Executives are (Mostly) in Alignment and Both Fear the Phish

U.K. Court Finds Employee Actions Constitute “Vicarious Liability”, despite meeting GDPR Requirements

[Heads-up] Scary New MegaCortex Ransomware Strain Discovered That Targets Your Business Network

Exploiting Google on the Cheap

61% Of IT Pros Have Experienced A Serious Data Breach And Many Are Blamed For It.

New Phishing Campaign From 'FBI Director Wray' is Hysterical

Social Media Phishing Attacks Up More Than 70 Percent

How Your Users Can Fall Victim To Credential Stuffing Attacks

[InfoGraphic] AUGH! Your Users Are Clicking On 50% Of The LinkedIn Phishing Tests

President Signs Executive Order to Boost Federal Cyber Workforce

4 Ways CISOs Can Improve Their Organization’s Security Position

Ransomware Attacks Jump 500% as Businesses Continue to Be the Prime Target

Tech Support Scam Freezes Browsers

Brunswick Church Falls For Phishing Scam Of Almost $2 Million

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #18 Scott County Schools Victim of 3.7 Million Dollar CEO Fraud Phishing Scam

PSA: How To Recognize Disinformation

Why Marketing Departments Are Cyber Security Targets

BEC Scams are a Growing Threat to Retailers

Vendors are Responsible for Almost Half of All Data Breaches

Business Email Compromise Doubled in 2018, Topping the FBI’s List of Internet Crimes

U.K. Study Finds only 15% of People Sufficiently Know How to Protect Themselves Online

Cryptojacking Phishing Attacks Target Enterprises With NSA-Linked Exploits

PDFs Return as Phishbait

Scott County Schools victim of $3.7 million CEO Fraud Phishing Scam

[BREAKING NEWS] US Supreme Court Curbs Class Action Lawsuits Caused By W-2 Phishing Fraud

[Heads up] Sneaky Phishing Attacks Exploit Legitimate Services & Platforms to Fly Below Your AV's Radar

Phishing Emails Will Always Get Through

Executives are Out and Employees are In as Cybercriminals Change Their Primary Targets for Cyberattack

Phishing Attacks See Massive Increases and Improvements in Execution with Social Engineering at the Helm

Manufacturing giant Aebi Schmidt hit by ransomware

PayPal receives patent for ransomware detection technology

Evil TeamViewer Attacks Under the Guise of the U.S. State Department

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #17 [Heads-Up] Slippery Phishing Attack Spoofs Email Security Firm

Is Managing Your Vendor Risk Taking Up Too Much of Your Time?

Why Ransomware Continues to Be an Immensely Profitable Business for Bad Actors

Spearphishing Boils Down to Basic Social Engineering

Social Engineers Earn a First

Florida Spearphishing: Meddle Globally, Phish Locally

The Cost of Paying in a Ransomware Attack Nearly Doubles While Downtime Also Increases

U.K. Government: "80% Of Organizations Experience Phishing Attacks"

Ohio Becomes the Third U.S. State to Adopt the NAIC’s Insurance Data Security Model Law

Phishing Continues to be the Source of Health Data Breaches Totaling Over 1M Breached Records

[InfoGraphic] 56 Must Know Data Breach Statistics for 2019

New Articles And Templates From The KnowBe4 Tech Content Team

Here are few Game of Thrones phishing scams you should know about and how to avoid them

A Mystery Agent Is Doxing Iran's Hackers And Dumping Their Code

[Heads-up] A GA County School System Only Just Escaped A 2 Million Dollar Cyber Attack

Scammers Impersonate Big UK Law

Over 80% of All Phishing Attacks Targeted U.S. Organizations

County Line Ransomware Fever

Smishing Down Under

Ransomware Attack Hits Stratford City Hall

I need your input and I've got a ONE-Question Super Short Survey!

Phishing Attack Spoofs Email Security Firm

How And Why KnowBe4 Got An 800+ Million Valuation

[SCAM OF THE WEEK]: Notre Dame Disaster Causes FireStorm Of Social Engineering And Misinformation

Island Hopping Grows in Popularity as Attackers use One Victim to Create the Next

Insurers Discuss What to Expect from a Ransomware Attack, and How to Defend Yourself Against One

Staff and Students Put School Districts at the Greatest Risk of Cyber Attack

Spycatching: Social Engineering and the FBI's Insider Threat Experience

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #16 The City of Tallahassee Lost Half a Million Dollars in an Insidious Payroll Attack

Extortionists Threaten Victims with WannaCry Ransomware

[PODCAST] The ghost and the mole; Eric O'Neill's Gray Day.

Reuters: "Cybersecurity Firm Cofense Says Pamplona To Sell Stake After U.S. Probe"

What's The Best Name? ThreadJacking or Man-in-the-Inbox Attacks?

Get Ready for the First Wave of AI Malware

Ottawa City Treasurer sends $128,000 to fraudsters in email phishing scam

[Heads-up] Survey Finds 82% Of You Are Impacted By Payment Fraud

A Powerful Malware That Tried To Blow Up A Saudi Plant Strikes Again

Organizations Face a 63% Likelihood of Being the Victim of Successful Cyberattack in Next 12 Months

Tallahassee Loses Half a Million From Cyberattack

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #15 [Heads-Up] New Phishing Attacks Make 2FA Useless

Cybercrime market selling full digital fingerprints of over 60,000 users

Pro Tip: Social Security Numbers Can’t be “Suspended”

The Latest in Phishing Tackle

New Phishing Attacks Make 2FA Useless

Ransomware Attacks Take Down County Government Offices Time and Time Again

The Total Risk Value of Cybercrime Has Risen to $5.2 Trillion Over the Next Five Years

90 Percent Of Critical Infrastructure Hit By Cyberattacks

Scam of The Week: Realistic Phishing Attacks Take Advantage of U.S. Tax Season

KnowBe4 Was Chosen For The Fourth Year As Top Workplace In Tampa Bay

Researchers Unearth 74 Facebook Cybercrime Groups With 385,000 Members

New 2019 Report: "AI Is Here To Stay: Are You Prepared?"

NCAA-themed Scams During Basketball Playoffs

Game of Thrones as Phishbait, with Hook

KnowBe4 Fresh Content & Features Updates - March 2019

KnowBe4’s Q1 2019 Year-Over-Year Sales Grow 70%

Inside A Massive Spam Operation, And Shutting It Down

Business Email Compromise (BEC) Attacks Go Mobile Using SMS to Increase Attack Success

New York Launches a Cybercrime Brigade

Scaring People with GDPR

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #14 AV-Test compares 19 Antivirus Tools: Windows Defender Reaches Maximum Detection Score

Brand-New Tool: Phishing Reply Test Identifies Users Likely to Fall Victim to Fraudsters

vxCrypter Is the First Ransomware to Delete Duplicate Files

The Famous Fall Victim To Phishing, Too

AV-Test compares 19 Antivirus Tools: Windows Defender Reaches Maximum Detection Score

Cyber Security is About Culture and People, not Technology

ISACA Recommends Phishing Simulations and Measurement as Appropriate Defense to Reduce Risk of Successful Phishing Attacks

Mobile Devices Rise as a Top Attack Vector for Cybercriminals; Malware and Phishing Remain Primary Concerns

90% of large tech companies vulnerable to email spoofing

Which Employees are the Cyber Criminals After?

Microsoft Takes Control Of 99 Phishing Domains Operated By Iranian State Hackers

NotPetya act of war exclusion spreads to second insurer

Cybercriminals Double-Down on What Works, Nearly Doubling the Number of Phishing Attacks in 2018

[New Comedy Series] KnowBe4's Popcorn Training Releases 8-Episode Security Awareness Videos - 'Standups 4 Security'

Insurers Creating a Consumer Ratings Service for Cybersecurity Industry

Find out which of your users' emails are exposed before the bad guys do

Phishing Attack Compromises Spanish Defense Intranet By Foreign State

Norsk Hydro May Have Lost $40M in First Week After Ransomware Infection

Canadian Companies See Increases in Attacks, Breaches, and Sophistication in the Last 12 Months

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #13 [Heads-Up] This Evil New Child Porn Phishing Attack Could Absolutely Ruin Your Life

[NEW FEATURE] Upload Your Own Training Content

How LockerGoga, The Ransomware Crippling Industrial Firms Operates

U.S. Healthcare Employee Engagement with Simulated Phishing Emails Drop by 67% With Repeated Exposure

Kevin Mitnick Demos Password Hack: No Link Click or Attachments Necessary

Mandatory vs. Elective Security Awareness Training

[Heads-up] This Evil New Child Porn Phishing Attack Could Absolutely Ruin Your Life

Ransomware Forces Two Chemical Companies to Order ‘Hundreds of New Computers’

[NEW BOOK!] Transformational Security Awareness: What Neuroscientists, Storytellers, and Marketers Can Teach Us About Driving Secure Behaviors

U.S. Universities are the Target of Chinese Hackers Seeking Undersea Military Secrets

Cyber Attacks on Financial Institutions are the Modern-Day Bank Robbery

UK’s Police Federation Hit By Ransomware

WOW, Phishing Attacks Are Now More Common Than Malware!

Beazley Data Reveals A 133% Increase In Business Email Compromise Incidents From 2017 To 2018

Bots Impersonate Organizations to Spread Disinformation

[Heads-up] Bad Guys Are Moving To Mobile Phishing for Gift Cards Scams

Another Major Hack Of Singapore Government By Russian Cyber Criminals

Phishing campaign targets Instagram users with fake copyright notices

CISOs: Users and Collaborative Security Efforts are the Key to Protecting the Organization from Attack

Blackmail and Sextortion Attacks Use Panic and Threats to Lure Their Victims

Global spending on security hardware, software and services will top $103 billion in 2019, up 9.4 percent from 2018

BEC Scammers Stole $170,000 From Two Defense Contractors and a University

Very Few Professionals are Confident in Their Phishing Defense Assessments

One in Seven Healthcare Employees Will Fall for Phishing Emails

The Phishing Bait is Bitcoin; the Hook is a Clipboard Hijacker

Big Norwegian Aluminum Producer Norsk Hydro Suffers Major Ransomware Attack

CyberheistNews Vol 9 #12 Triton Is the World’s Most Murderous Malware, and It’s Spreading

[World Premiere] KnowBe4's New 12-Episode Security Awareness Video Series - The Inside Man

Online Retail Experienced 28 Billion Credential Stuffing Attacks Occurred in the Second Half of 2018

[SCAM OF THE WEEK] Phishing Attack Warns About Boeing 737 Max Crashes And Infects Workstations

"Hacking Humans" Is The 2019 No. 1 Podcast Covering Social Engineering!

[SCAM OF THE WEEK] New "Final Warning" Sextortion Emails State Adult Sites Infected You

Three Romanian Men Commit Vishing And Smishing Crimes Worth $21 Million

Phishing Attack Use of Encryption Increases 400% for Malware Delivery, Communications, and Data Exfiltration

Software Supply Chains and Phishing Top Microsoft’s List of Greatest Cyberthreats

GCSE coursework lost in ransomware attack on UK Bridport school


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