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Northrop Grumman can make a stealth bomber – but falls for W-2 phishing attack

Newark City Hall Computers Infected With Ransomware

Cyber Insurer Beazley Sees New Phishing Threats Emerge

French Presidential Candidate Target Of Russian Hacker Phishing Attack

This Week's Top "In The Wild" Phishing Attacks

CyberheistNews Vol 7 #17 And Just When You Thought Locky Ransomware Had Disappeared...

U.S. Court Sentences Russian Hacker to a Record-Setting 27 Years

NIST Releases Update to Cybersecurity Framework

And Just When You Thought Locky Ransomware Had Disappeared...

[ALERT] Aaron Hernandez Death Phishing Scams

UK Cybersecurity Report: "Ransomware Is Urgent Issue"

The three ‘B’s’ of cybersecurity for small businesses

CyberheistNews Vol 7 #16 Scam of the Week: It's Not a WhatsApp Voice Mail!

Scam Of The Week: It's Not A WhatsApp Voice Mail! 

Why Cerber Is The New King Of Ransomware

Inside the Tech Support Scam Ecosystem

First Quarter Top-Clicked Phishing Tests

[ALERT] You Want To Fix This MS-Word 0-day Threat Today

KnowBe4 March And April Feature Updates

CyberheistNews Vol 7 #15 New Research: Big Trouble for Americans in Recognizing Phishing Attacks

Scammers Phishing for financial credentials on Twitter

Cybersecurity IQ: Americans Have Trouble Recognizing Phishing Attacks

Hacking Compromised Brazilian Bank Top To Bottom

Can Your Domain Be Spoofed? Find Out For A Chance To WIN!

Which phishing emails fooled the most people? [INFOGRAPHIC]

KnowBe4 Is TampaBay's No.1 Midsize Best Place To Work 2017

KnowBe4 Gets Top Award At InfoSecWorld Conference

KnowBe4 Reports Record Q1 2017 Performance

CyberheistNews Vol 7 #14 Scam of the Week: The Evil Airline Phishing Attack

New Cerber Ransomware Starts Evading Machine Learning

Gigabyte Firmware Flaws Allow the Installation of Ransomware

Samas Ransomware Deletes Veeam Backups, And Maybe Yours Too...

Scam Of The Week: The Evil Airline Phishing Attack

SecureWorks Exposes Phishing Russian Hacker Gang APT28

Proofpoint: "45% Surge In CEO Fraud" And Domain Spoofing Even Higher [infoGraphic]

CyberheistNews Vol 7 #13 Who Were the Two Big US Tech Companies That Lost 100 Million Dollars in CEO Fraud?

KnowBe4 Appoints Former Gartner Research Analyst Perry Carpenter as Chief Evangelist and Strategy Officer

Chinese Hackers Use Fake Cellphone Tower to Spread Android Banking Trojan

Does DoubleAgent Turn Antivirus Into Malware? We Are Calling BS On That.

Ransomware Is Skyrocketing, But Where Are All The Breach Reports?

Who Were The Two Big US Tech Companies That Lost $100 Million In CEO Fraud?

CyberheistNews Vol 7 #12 A Single Spear Phishing Click Caused the Yahoo Data Breach

Mandiant M-Trends 2017: "Cybercrime Skills Now On Par With Nation States"

A Single Spear Phishing Click Caused The Yahoo Data Breach

Scam Of The Week: New FBI and IRS Alerts Against W-2 Phishing

Petya MFT Ransomware Returns, Wrapped In Extra Nastiness

CyberheistNews Vol 7 #11 [ALERT] New Ransomware Phishing Scheme Lets Wannabe Cybercrims In For Nothing...

Verizon Wanted A 925 Million Discount Because Of Yahoo Hacking. CEO Mayer gets 23 Million Parachute

SEC Phishing Emails Target Execs For Inside Info

Heads-Up. New Ransomware phishing scheme lets wannabe cybercrims get in for free...

Scary new malware hides in memory, uses DNS to communicate, and spreads through phishing

Verizon: "Most Breaches Trace to Phishing, Social Engineering"

CyberheistNews Vol 7 #10 [ALERT] New Massive Wave of CryptoLocker Ransomware Infections

Scam Of The Week: Mystery Shopper Email

[ALERT] New Massive Wave Of CryptoLocker Ransomware Infections

KnowBe4 Moves From #139 to #38 On Cybersecurity 500

Ransomware for Dummies: Anyone Can Do It

VISA warns for Flokibot Spear Phishing Infections

Report: 85% of Ransomware Victims Get Taken Offline For A Week or More [INFOGRAPHIC]

2016 Exceeds All Records in Numbers of Phishing Attacks

CyberheistNews Vol 7 #9 Survey: Most Hackers Break in Within Six Hours

MySQL instances attacked by database blackmailers

Which User Will Infect Your Network With Ransomware?

Phishing Attack Uses Stuxnet Technology And Makes PCs Into Roombugs

Survey: Most Hackers Break In Within Six Hours

CyberheistNews Vol 7 #8 Google: "Office Inbox Receives 6.2X More Phishing Than Your Inbox at Home".

I just learned how to hoverboard... LOL 

Forrester TEI™ Live Webinar: Value of KnowBe4 Goes Beyond ROI

Hackers Demand $25K-$30K After Ransomware Attack Takes Down Bingham County Servers

7 Urgent Reasons For Creating A Human Firewall

Google: "Office Inbox Receives 6.2X More Phishing And 4.3X More Malware Than Your Inbox At Home".

Are There Free Ransomware Decryptors?

CyberheistNews Vol 7 #7 [ALERT] DynA-Crypt Ransomware Steals and Deletes Your Data

[Heads-Up] First-Ever Russian Malicious Mac Macro Discovered

Scam Of The Week: Valentine’s Day Phishing Attacks

[ALERT] DynA-Crypt Ransomware Steals And Deletes Your Data

CRYSIS Ransomware Is Back And Uses RDP Brute Force To Attack U.S. Healthcare Orgs

How Hacking Became Russia’s Weapon of Choice

CyberheistNews Vol 7 #6 [IRS ALERT] Scam of the Week Blends CEO Fraud and W-2 Phishing

KnowBe4 Introduces New “Social Engineering Indicators” Training Method

Fake Netflix App Is Actually Ransomware

Careless Licking Gets A Nasty Ransomware Phishing Infection: 1,000+ Machines Down

Scam Of The Week Blends CEO Fraud And W-2 Phishing

Cisco: "Spam makes major comeback. Users are your last line of defense".

Campbell County Health Falls Victim To W-2 CEO Fraud

Sedgwick County Loses $566,000 Due To CEO Fraud

CyberheistNews Vol 7 #5 Ransomware Infection Causes Loss of 8 Years of Police Department Evidence

Why You Should Be Afraid of CEO Fraud [INFOGRAPHIC]

Russia Arrests Kaspersky Exec and FSB Spook

New York DFS Cybersecurity Regulation FAQ And Security Awareness Training

Ransomware attacks quadrupled in 2016, expected to double again in 2017

Ransomware Infection Causes Loss of 8 Years Of Police Department Evidence

CyberheistNews Vol 7 #4 [ALERT] USB Sticks Could Infect Your Network With New Spora Ransomware Worm

Live Webinar: Ransomware Hostage Rescue Guide

[ALERT] USB Sticks Could Infect Your Network With New Spora Ransomware Worm

CyberheistNews Vol 7 #3 Bad News: Your Antivirus Detection Rates Have Dramatically Declined in 12 Months

Bad News: Your Antivirus Detection Rates Have Dramatically Declined In 12 Months

Scam Of The Week: IRS Issues Warning On New Tax Phishing Attack

Sophisticated "Spora" Ransomware Demands Future Protection Money

CyberheistNews Vol 7 #2 Heads-Up! Massive New Locky Ransomware Attack Is Coming

300+ New Ways to Stop Your Users from Clicking on Everything!

I Don't Need No Friggen Backup Plan For Ransomware

The Who Behind The Why Of Relentless Phishing And Ransomware Attacks

Criminal India Call Center Uses Social Engineering To Scam 15,000 Americans

Heads-Up! Massive New Locky Ransomware Attack Is Coming

Scam Of The Week: Locked PDF Phishing Attack

Adobe's New VoCo Is PhotoShop For Audio - The Potential For Voice Phishing Is Horrendous

CyberheistNews Vol 07 #01 The New Scary Thing Warning for 2017: Ransomworms

Healthcare Records Unavailable For Months After Ransomware Infection

Expect Malicious Machine Learning In 2017, making social engineering more effective

KnowBe4 Has Had Another Blow-Out Fourth Quarter

Russian Breach US Grid? Nah, Someone Fell For Social Engineering And Enabled Macros

Russia Hacking America Started With Phishing Attacks

Disk-Killer Malware Adds Ransomware Feature And Charges $200,000+ 

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #52 [ALERT] Scam of the Week: George Michael Dies at 53. Watch out for Phishing Attacks

You Need To Know The Top 10 IT Security Trends For 2017

Scam Of The Week: George Michael Dies At 53. Watch out for phishing attacks

Download This Hacked App And Die - Literally.

Is Lynda.com A Hacking Victim? They Lost 55K Records Somehow...

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #51 Scam of the Week: The 1 Billion Yahoo Hack

L.A. County Phishing Attack: 750,000 record data breach

Scam Of The Week: The 1 Billion Yahoo Hack

The rise of ransomware-as-a-service. Stu Sjouwerman CSO Interview

KnowBe4 and Barracuda Team Up to Educate and Protect Users Against Phishing Attacks

IBM study: 70% of Businesses Attacked Pay Ransomware

And Another Billion More Yahoo Accounts Hacked

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #50 [ALERT] New And Scary Double-Ransomware Whammy

[ALERT] Yikes, A New And Scary Double-Ransomware Whammy.

New Book Coming Soon from Kevin Mitnick for You

SanFran Muni Ransomware Hacker Gets Hacked Back!

Former NSA Director Michael Hayden: "We have a Russia Problem"

Want Your Ransomed Files Back? Just Infect Someone Else!

Locky Ransomware Campaign Using Osiris Extension from Egyptian Mythology

Phishing from the Middle: Social Engineering Refined

Phishing Reply Tracking Is Now Available for All KnowBe4 Customers

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #49 Welcome To The CyberheistNews 2017 Crystal Ball Issue.

Kaspersky: DDoS Often Smokescreen For Phishing Attack

Phishing Attack Hits Saudi Govt Networks With Disk-Wiping Malware

Russian Central Bank Loses 2 Billion Rubles in Cyberheist

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #48 Scam Of The Week - Fake News: A Content-Based Social Engineering Attack

The Top Five Names In Cybersecurity

Scam Of The Week - Fake News: a Content-based Social Engineering Attack

10 Ways To Avoid Holiday Scams

Why Advanced Ransomware Is Cybercrime's Most Profitable Business Model

Yes, that message is really from Facebook. And, yes, it's really malicious.

KnowBe4 Selected as SC Media 2017 Professional Award Finalist

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #47 New Survey: It Takes 33 Hours To Recover From A Ransomware Infection

Ransomware Roundup November 2016

New Phishing Category: Controversial/NSFW*Offensive Language*

This social engineering attack starts with a fake customer-service call

KnowBe4’s Phish Alert Button Now Works With G Suite!

KnowBe4 Ranked Number 50 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500™

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #46 77% Of Ransomware Attacks Bypass Email Filtering

Urgent Phishing Alert: Warn Your Users Against AdultFriendFinder Scams Now

Healthcare Sees 20 Data Loss Incidents PER DAY Due To Ransomware

Scam Of The Week: Watch Out For Fake Apps

The LinkedIn Phishing Attack: How They Did It

My Antivirus Failed The RanSim Test. How Do I Fix This?

OK, want to laugh your a$$ off? Watch this Apple parody!

New Locky Ransomware Phishing Attack: Credit Card Suspended And Suspicious Money Movements

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #45 Yes, That Email Is Really From LinkedIn. And, Yes, It's Really Malicious.

Tech support scammers abuse bug in HTML5 to freeze computers

City Of El Paso Victim Of 3 Million Dollar Phishing Scam

New Version Of Nymaim Malware Targets High-Level Managers

Yes, that email is really from LinkedIn. And, yes, it's really malicious.

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #45 [ALERT] 14 Million Locky Ransomware Phishing Attacks Sent In One Day

Boy have we grown... KnowBe4 Halloween 2014, 2015, 2016

Scam Of The Week: Tech Support Claims Your Hard Disk Will Be Deleted

How Podesta got hacked: HelpDesk said 'Password' phishing email was real

82% of Email Servers are Misconfigured, Allowing Domain Spoofing

Insurance underwriter Beazley: "Ransomware attacks will be four times higher in 2016"

Who Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet?

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #43 Who Is Learning How To Take Down The Internet?

Researchers discover new malicious IoT worm

Ransomware Strain Count Surpasses 200

The New Posterboy of CyberInsecurity: John Podesta Fell For Social Engineering Attack

A Slick Phish with a Hidden Surprise

"My AV blocked RanSim.exe So I'm Safe" No You Are Not

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #42 How Vulnerable Is Your Network? Download The New Ransomware Simulator.

Python Ransomware Uses A Unique Key For Each File That Is Encrypted

Yahoo Hack Triggers 'Material Adverse Change' Clause

More than 60% of US office workers are unaware of the ransomware threat

[ALERT] Scam Of The Week: Brad Pitt Found Dead (Suicide)

AI-powered ransomware is coming, and it's going to be terrifying

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #41 Scam Of The Week: Insidious New IRS Social Engineering Attack

October Is The Time To Kill Old-School Security Awareness Training

Scam Of The Week: Insidious New IRS Social Engineering Attack

KnowBe4 beats stellar Q2 and grows 369% YoY in Q3

Did You Know That Ransomware Can Stop SQL So It Can Encrypt The Database?

The 7 Levels Of Hackers

Massive Cerber Ransomware Campaign Flooding Your Employees' Inboxes

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #40 This Weird Ransomware Strain Spreads Like A Virus In The Cloud

KnowBe4 Is Excited To Announce Active Directory Integration

Is Security Making The Grade? What IT And Business Pros Really Think

Uh oh, Yahoo May Have Been COMPLETELY Pwned

This weird ransomware strain spreads like a virus in the cloud

InfoArmor: The Yahoo Hackers Were Not State-sponsored

Brazen: Phishing Attacks The Bad Guys Send When No One's Looking

Ransomware Is Now Officially Extortion Under California Law

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #39 Scam Of The Week: Apple Store Phishing Attack Goes For Whole Enchilada

Gang Uses Social Engineering To Steal 147 Million Dollars

What is the Necurs Botnet And How Does It Spread Locky Ransomware?

Don't Make These Two Major Multi-Factor Security Mistakes

Price Discrimination: The Fantom Menace of Ransomware

New KnowBe4 Phishing Campaign Creation Screen

These 500 Million Hacked Yahoo Accounts Are A Phishing Paradise. Warn Your Users!

New Version of iSpy Trojan Steals Your Software Licenses

Scam Of The Week: Apple Store Phishing Attack Goes For Whole Enchilada

Bad Guy FAIL! or, When a Simple Credentials Phish Goes Horribly Wrong

As Neutrino takes a hit, RIG Exploit Kit jumps at the opportunity and spreads ransomware

Reported Phishes of the Week

A new "long con" Scam Of The Week: Binary Options

Investment fund loses $6 million in CEO Fraud and shuts down

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #38 [ALERT] The FBI Warns That Ransomware Attacks Are Getting More Dangerous And Expensive

McAfee: Ransomware Has Grown 128 Percent Over 2015

Meet Mamba: New Full Disk Encryption Ransomware

[ALERT] FBI Warns Ransomware Attacks Get More Targeted And Expensive

New Vicious And Highly Targeted Ransomware Attacks Made Public

A Single Ransomware Gang Made $121M In 2016

Targeted Lawsuit Phishing Attack With Sophisticated Payload

Adding Insult To Injury: The Ginsu Knives Approach To Ransomware

CyberheistNews Vol #6 #37 Scam Of The Week: A New Type Of Tech Support Fraud

Seagate Sued By Own Employees For CEO Fraud Attack

Philadelphia Ransomware Strain Offers "Mercy" Button

Scam Of The Week: A New Type Of Tech Support Fraud

Having some Phun With Phishers - CEO Fraud Blow-By-Blow

"But, But, But... I Didn't Click!" False Positives In Phishing Tests

Funny Phishing Story: Your Online Order Receipt

KnowBe4 Is Hiring: QA Engineer and Sr Ruby Developer

Coming Soon to an Inbox Near You: A New Type Of Tech Support Scam

Tampa FBI: Your business is going to get hacked (or get infected with ransomware)

Phishing Attack With Malicious Word Doc Changes Proxy Settings

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #36 [ALERT] A New Criminal Phishing-As-A-Service Steals 688K Credentials

New Cry Ransomware Strain Has Unusual Advanced Features

Evidence Hillary Was Speared In Phishing Attack

Criminal Phishing-as-a-Service Platform Steals Credentials

I have an invitation to join a new exciting online community: Hackbusters!

Cyberheist Nets 44 Million In Single CEO Fraud Attack

Why Twitter is not a good Support Platform because social engineering

CrowdStrike: "Russian Hackers Attack DC Think Tanks With Phishing Emails"

Two New KnowBe4 Phishing Categories: Scam Of The Week and Reported Phishes of the Week

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #35 Heads-Up! Voice Message Notification Email Warning Could Be Ransomware

IT Security Is A Protoscience, Think 19th Century Chemistry

KnowBe4's Field Guide to Macro Warning Screens

Ransomware & Voicemail Notifications, Redux

Here is a Real DDoS Plus Ransomware Extortion Attack

Heads-up! Voice message notification email warning could be ransomware

How Highly Personalized Ransomware Attacks Are Getting

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #34 [ALERT] Cerber Ransomware Plague Earns 2 Mil With Just 0.3% Victims Paying Up

Cerber Ransomware Plague Earns 2 Mil With Just 0.3% Victims Paying Up

Clinton Foundation Gets Spear-Phished By Russians, Hires FireEye To Investigate

FireEye warns 'massive' Locky ransomware campaign hits America

New Feature: 2-Factor Authentication

KnowBe4 Debuts at #139 on Inc 500 List of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies

I was interviewed by DARKReading at BlackHat [VIDEO]

The Ultimate Pop-up Phishing Warning Message

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #33 Ransomware Roundup: Fresh Strains And New Nasty Features

PokemonGo Ransomware installs Backdoor Account and Spreads to other Drives

Hitler ransomware just deletes files instead of encrypting them

Scam Of The Week: New Social Security Account Fraud

July 2016 Ransomware Roundup: New Strains And New Nasty Features

When the Bad Guys Go to Ransomware B-School

Don't Miss The August Live Demo: New-School Security Awareness Training

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #32 Scary Stuff And Hot Security Products At Black Hat And DEF CON

The Latest from Black Hat 2016: Ransomware By the Numbers

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #31 [ALERT] Scam Of The Week: Illegal Game of Thrones Download Phishing Attack

Yes, that email is really from Paypal. And, yes, it's really malicious.

First Half 2016 Top 10 Phone Scams Revealed

New KnowBe4 Phishing Templates: A Summary 7/30/2016

Scam Of The Week: Illegal Game of Thrones Download

New Ransomware-as-a-Service Offering Goes Live

Cyber Attack Maps...Accurate Or Just Eye Candy?

Why does Kevin Mitnick recommend 20-character passwords?

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #30 Celeb Hacker Who Phished Nude Images Gets Six Months In Prison

Scam Of The Week: RNC Attendees Get Hacked Through Fake Wi-Fi Networks

Why take files hostage when you can take victim's private lives instead?

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #29 New Locky Ransomware Strain Encrypts Files Even When Machine Is Offline

Criminal Ransomware Now Cheaper Than Standard Antivirus

Scam Of The Week: Pokémon Malware, Muggings And Other Mayhem

Locky Ransomware Encrypts Files Even When Machine Is Offline

The fine art of not being stupid - security awareness training

Lazy Ransomware Bad Guys Just Delete Your Files - Never Mind Decrypting

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #28 [ALERT] There Is A Nasty New MBR & File Encryption Ransomware Strain

Scam Of The Week: FBI Warns Against Data Breach Extortion

Personal security cameras hacked, stream live on websites

Ransomware Roundup July 2016: Satana New MBR / FIle Encryption Strain

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #27 Intel Thinks "Antivirus Is S#!+" And Dumps Useless McAfee

14 Ways A Cyberheist Hits Your Bottom Line: Total Cost Of A Hack

Wow, the bad guys are moving fast with CEO Fraud!

We need your help. Could you do a KnowBe4 review at Gartner?

KnowBe4 has explosive year over year growth of 454% for Q2 2016

Doh! New "Bart" Ransomware from Threat Actors Spreading Dridex and Locky

New Study Shows Your Apps Could Be Putting Your Personal Information At Risk

IT pros: Half Of Our CEOs Fall Victim To Phishing Scams

[ZERO DAY ALERT] Ransomware Targets MS Office 365 Users

Intel Thinks Antivirus Is Shit And Dumps Useless McAfee

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #26 [INFOGRAPHIC] New Survey: Ransomware Infections Double In Two Years

"BadTunnel" Social Engineering Attack Hijacks Your Network Traffic

Top website domains are vulnerable to email spoofing

Russian Cyber Mafia Is Back From Vacation With Smarter Locky Ransomware Strain

IT'S SHOWTIME! Kevin Mitnick Episode on NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC - THIS SUNDAY

New KnowBe4 Survey: Ransomware Infections Double In Two Years

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #25 Scam Of The Week: Lowlife Scum Exploits Recent Orlando Tragedy

Expect Micro Ransomware: Extortion One Document At A Time

New RAA Ransomware Strain Created Entirely Using Javascript

Scam Of The Week: Orlando Nightclub Phishing Attacks

FBI: Business e-mail scam losses top $3 billion, a 1,300% increase in since Jan.

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #24 Scam Of The Week: Nasty Two-Factor Auth Text Hack

New Type of Spear Phishing Directly Targeted at IT Pros

Scam Of The Week: Nasty Two-factor Auth Text Hack

Individual ransomware payments skyrocket to a whopping $20,000

Yikes: Ransomware scam targets lawyers with phony ethics complaints

CyberheistNews Vol #6 #23

Scam Of The Week: FBI Warns Against Email Extortion

UltraDeCrypter Ransomware DOES NOT Decrypt Your Files

[ALERT] 93% of phishing attacks now have ransomware payloads

Looks Like 8 More Cyberheists By North Koreans

[INFOGRAPHIC] Don't Be The Victim Of A Cyberheist

Don’t Miss The June 8 Live Demo: New-school Security Awareness Training

Top Ransomware campaign managers make 13 times more than avg Russian wages

Phishing Attacks Ramp Into 2016 With Major Increase

Ransomware domains increased 3500% in Q1 2016

CEO And CFO Fired After Aerospace Company Grounded By CEO Fraud

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #22 It's Here. Nasty Ransomware That Spreads Like A Worm.

CryptoWall, Locky, and Cerber Are Today's Top 3 Ransomware Threats

New Strain Of Cerber Ransomware Being Offered As RaaS On Russian Hacking Forum

Are North Koreans The Bad Guys Behind Brazen Cyberheists?

The Nightmare of Exploits Past. How Phishing Attacks Use Old Vulnerabilities

Scam Of The Week: Summer Olympics Canceled in Rio

Microsoft Alert: ZCryptor Ransomware With Worm Feature

Shields Up! New DMA Locker V4 Unleashes Major Ransomware Assault

Massive Locky Ransomware Campaign Targets Amazon Users

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #21 [ALERT] This New Ransomware Strain Adds DDoS Bot Causing More Damage

[ALERT] Cerber Ransomware Strain Adds DDoS Bot Causing More Damage

Scam Of The Week: LinkedIn Email Change Your Password

"What methodologies does KnowBe4 use in developing our training?"

What does a "Human Firewall" look like, anyway?

We just received the ultimate in weird nested malware

How To Stop Your Ex-Girlfriend Sending Nude Photos To A Fake Facebook Profile

TeslaCrypt Gives Up and Releases Master Decryption Key

Tech Support Scammers start locking Windows PCs

[ALERT] Fraudsters Steal Tax, Salary Data From ADP. Are Employees At Risk?

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #20 [ALERT] New Evil Android Phishing Trojans Empty Your Bank Account

Scam Of The Week: Bogus IT Security Company Websites

This Has Been A Crazy Week In Ransomware

What Is The #1 Cause Of Healthcare Data Breaches?

Poll Results: "Should Someone Who Falls For A W-2 Phishing Attack Be Fired?"

Ransomware and CEO Fraud Dominate 2016

New Petya Comes Loaded with Double-Barrel Ransomware Attack

New evil android phishing trojans empty your bank account

Congress warned about cybersecurity after attempted ransomware attack on House

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #19 Scam Of The Week: Hidden Dangers Of HTML Attachments

InfoSec Analyst: "We Make People Suck At IT Security"

Prince Death Overdose Caught On Video! Stolen out of a spear phishing attack?

The Hidden Dangers of .HTML Attachments

Troy, Mich Investment Firm Loses $500,000 in CEO Fraud

New KnowBe4 Feature: Vulnerable Browser Plugin Detection

Don’t Miss The May Live Demo: New-school Security Awareness Training

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #18 [ALERT] Ransomware explodes in 2016. Here is the new roundup!

Verizon 2016 Data Breach Report: "Phishing Tops The List Of Increasing Concerns"

[ALERT] 2016 Is A Ransomware Horror Show. Here's The Roundup Of 32 New Strains!

The Phishing Attack That Came Out Of Zendesk

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #17 Scary New CryptXXX Ransomware Also Steals Your Bitcoins

Scary New CryptXXX Ransomware Also Steals Your Bitcoins

Scam Of The Week: Secure Document Phishing Attacks Trap Employees

Scam Of The Week: Prince Last Words On Video

[ FTC ALERT ] Don't Get Scammed By Earthquake Phishing Emails

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #16 FBI: "Ransomware On Pace To Be A 1 Billion Dollar Business In 2016"

A Short History & Evolution of Ransomware

CTB-Locker Ransomware Uses Blockchain to Store & Deliver Decryption Keys

Ransomware On Pace To Be A 2016 $1 Billion Dollar Business

Phishing Attacks Hit the C-Suite With High Value Scams [INFOGRAPHIC]

US Company Falls Victim To $100 Million CEO Email Fraud

They Shoot Files, Don't They? Jigsaw Ransomware Does...

Pinellas Man Falls Victim To Ransomware

The Future Of Ransomware: CryptoWorms?

Exciting New Features In KnowBe4 Spring 2016 Release

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #15 [FBI ALERT] Dramatic Increase In Email CEO Fraud To 2.3 Billion.

CryptoHost Ransomware Locks Files In A Password Protected RAR File

Hello mass spear phishing, meet ransomware!

How Mattel Lost $3M In CEO Fraud Phishing

Maktub Ransomware Knows Where You Live

KnowBe4 Gets 1st place for the Tampa Best Places To Work

Users Really Do Plug in USB Drives They Find

[FBI ALERT] Dramatic Increase in e-mail CEO Fraud To 2.3 Billion.

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #14 Why Hospitals Are Perfect Ransomware Targets. Are You Next?

More About Petya Hard Disk Lock BSoD Ransomware

Don't Miss Your April Live Demo: New-School Security Awareness Training

KnowBe4 Has Blowout First Quarter 2016

It's CONFIRMED: MedStar Receives A Massive Ransomware Demand

I am introducing a new phishing term: "Attackment"

Ransomware Attack Shuts Down Medstar Washington Hospital

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #13 [ALERT] Last Week Was A Ransomware Horror Show. Here Is The Roundup!

New Feature: IP Geolocation

Scam Of The Week: Phishing Email Uses Accurate GPS Data To Catch Speeding Drivers

Survey: 62% of Companies Lack Confidence in Ability to Confront Ransomware Threat

New Ransomware Written In Windows PowerShell

PETYA ransomware Locks Users Out by Overwriting Master Boot Record

Social Engineering 101: 18 ways to hack a human [INFOGRAPHIC]

New Maktub Ransomware Strain - Beautiful And Dangerous

Tampa Bay Business Owner Affected By Ransomware

InfoSec World 2016 Conference & Expo

TeamViewer Denies It Is Surprise Ransomware Infection Vector

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #12 Scam Of The Week: TurboTax Phishing Attack

FBI and Microsoft Warn Against Hybrid Targeted Samas Ransomware Attack

Chinese hackers behind U.S. ransomware attacks - security firms

Proofpoint's New Human Factor 2016 Report on social engineering [INFOGRAPHIC]

Scam Of The Week: TurboTax Phishing Attack

SURVEY: Even if You Don't Pay, Ransomware Attacks Are Very Expensive

New KnowBe4 Phishing Templates

TeslaCrypt Ransomware v3.01 Updated With Unique Keys For Each Victim

Ransomware Attacks Use NY Times, BBC, Other Media Sites

Inoculate Employees Against The Locky Ransomware

CyberheistNews Vol #6 #11

Deadly Dridex Cybercrime Gang Has Just Moved Into Ransomware

The structure of Russia's exports in 2014, including ransomware

Hackers Spoil Their $1 Billion Cyberheist With a Typo

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #10 [ALERT] IRS Warns Against Widespread CEO Fraud W-2 Phishing Scam

Weird New Cerber Ransomware Speaks To Its Victims

IRS Warns Against A Widespread CEO Fraud Phishing Scam

CEO Fraud Phishing Attack steals 11,000 W-2s From Health Care Workers

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #9 How To Suck At Information Security – A Cheat Sheet

Snapchat Employee Fell For W-2 Phishing Scam

[ALERT] New Strain Of CEO Fraud: Urgent Request for W-2s

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #8 [ALERT] It's Here. New Ransomware Hidden In Infected Word Files

44% of ransomware victims in the UK have paid to recover their data

Scam Of The Week - Netflix For Free

Apple Defies U.S. Magistrate's Order To Unlock Shooter Suspect's iPhone

It's Here. New Locky Ransomware Hidden In Infected Word Files

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #7 New Surveys: "Users Are #1 Risk And Pain In The Neck"

Ransomware Roundup 2/15/2016

The KnowBe4 Phish Alert Button Versus JSocket RAT

When do end-users click on phishing links?

Fresh KnowBe4 2016 Datasheet with new Phish Alert button

Please vote for KnowBe4 at the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards.

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #6 [ALERT] Ransomware Criminals Infect Thousands With Weird WordPress Hack

American Chamber Of Commerce Scam Is Spear-phishing Prep

Ransomware Criminals Infect Thousands With Weird WordPress Hack

World's Most Famous Hacker Raises $8 Million To Play In Billion Dollar Security Awareness Training Market

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #4 Scam Of The Week: Your Stolen iPhone Has Been Found

FDIC Warns Banks To Beef Up Cyber Security

This Week's Five Most Popular HackBusters Posts

This Week's Ransomware Roundup

Scam Of The Week: Your Stolen iPhone Has Been Found

Alert: Stupid And Damaging New Ransomware Called 7ev3n

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #4 Scam Of The Week: Phish With Hidden Sting

Crelan Bank Loses 75.8 Million Dollars In CEO Fraud

CEO Fraud Costs Boeing Vendor 54 Million Dollars

PAYCHEX: 60% Of Hacked SMBs Are Out Of Business 6 Months Later

Scam Of The Week: Phish With Hidden Sting

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #3 Scam Of The Week: Dell Tech Support Service Tag Hack

Tampa is 842% above the national average in malware infections

Files Lost Forever Due To Buggy Ransomware

Scam Of The Week: Dell Tech Support Service Tag Hack

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #2 Scam Of The Week: Fantasy Football Site Hacked

KnowBe4 has explosive year over year growth of 358% for Q4 2015

CyberheistNews Vol 6 #1 First Javascript-only Ransomware-as-a-Service Discovered

First Javascript-only Ransomware-as-a-Service Discovered

Scam Of The Week: Massive LinkedIn Spam Steals Passwords

Credit Union Chilling CEO Fraud Story

Cyber criminals release hard to recognize social engineering scam.

Top 10 Predictions for 2016: Read It, This Is A Good One

KMSAT 2016 has been released

CyberheistNews Vol #5 #54 Scam Of The Week: Comcast Triple Threat

Scam Of The Week: Comcast Triple Threat

Major TeslaCrypt Ransomware Offensive Underway

Data Breach Caused By Phishing Results in $750,000 HIPAA Penalty

CyberheistNews Vol #5 #53 Despite Warnings, CEO Fraud Scams Still Successful And Growing

Kaspersky Sees Ransomware Doubling Year Over Year

Despite Warnings, CEO Fraud Scams Still Successful And Growing

CyberheistNews Vol #5 #52 Scam Of The Week: Apple ID Suspension Phish With A Twist

Scam Of The Week: Apple ID Suspension Phish With A Twist

The Top 5 Reasons To Invest In Cyber Security

CyberheistNews Vol #5 #51 Hated Cryptowall 4.0 Now Infects Workstations with Powerful Exploit Kit

Cryptowall 4.0 Delivered via Nuclear Exploit Kit

CyberheistNews Vol #5 #50 When Your Corporate Culture Frowns On Mock Phishing Attacks

2016 Will Show Increase In Shareholder Cybersecurity Lawsuits

When Your Corporate Culture Frowns On Mock Phishing Attacks

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Top 5 Holiday Scams To Warn Your Users About

Ransomware News Roundup November 2015

CyberheistNews Vol #5 #49 The Top 5 Holiday Scams To Warn Your Users About

ISIS "Celebrates" Paris With Video - Inoculate Users Against Phishing Attacks

KnowBe4 and Kevin Mitnick Featured in USA Today Cybersecurity Supplement

How to Phish Your Own Users And Why

Bitdefender Releases Cryptowall 4.0 Ransomware Vaccine

CyberheistNews Vol #5 #48 New Triple Threat Chimera: Ransomware, Extortion And Data Breach

FFIEC warns of increased ransomware attacks

New Triple Threat Chimera: Ransomware, Extortion And Data Breach

CryptoWall v4.0 released: Now encrypts the file names as well

CyberheistNews Vol #5 #47 CryptoWall Damage 325 Million - FBI says: "Just Pay the Ransom"

KnowBe4 Halloween 2015

Staggering CryptoWall Ransomware Damage: 325 Million Dollar

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #46 Beautiful Social Engineering Attack By Gorgeous IBM Rep

FBI’s Advice on Ransomware? Just Pay The Ransom.

TalkTalk Hackers Demanded $122K in Bitcoin

Remind Your Employees About Holiday Scams!

Scam Of The Week: Enter To Win Tickets To Star Wars

Beautiful Social Engineering Attack By Gorgeous IBM Rep

Ransomware Spreads Using Remote Desktop and Terminal Services Attacks

CyberheistNews Vol #5 #45

Stop End-Users From Doing Stupid Stuff

[VIDEO] Hacking the Chip & Pin card technology is easy

Apple's OS X Security Honeymoon Is Over

Healthcare pros do not get enough security awareness training

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #43 Near-flawless Social Engineering Attack Spoiled By Single Error

WSJ Gives Powerful Ammo For More InfoSec Budget

Teach your execs well: Stop phishing in the C-suite

[INFOGRAPHIC] Social Engineering

Postal employees fall to internal phishing sting

[INFOGRAPHIC] Men Twice As Likely To Fall For Phishing Attacks

Near-flawless Social Engineering attack spoiled by single flaw

Cisco Takes Down $60M Ransomware Operation

CyberheistNews Vol #5 #42 Scam Of The Week: Facebook Dislike Button

It's Cyber Security Awareness Month. Set A Good Example.

Men Are Twice As Likely To Fall For Phishing Attacks

Scam Of The Week: Facebook Dislike Button

New KnowBe4 Feature CEO Fraud Prevention Phishing Test

KnowBe4 Third Quarter 2015 is 400% Over Q3 2014

Fixing the #1 Problem in Computer Security: A Data-Driven Defense

CyberheistNews Vol #5 #41 KnowBe4 Got A CEO Fraud Phishing Attack. Wrong Mark!

Ransomware Attacks Move From Consumers To Small Medium Business

Miami County pays CryptoWall Ransom To Get 911 Center Back Online

The Meaning Of The U.S. and China Hacking Agreement

The ten immutable laws of security administration revisited

KnowBe4 got a CEO Fraud phishing attack. Wrong Mark!

CyberheistNews Vol #5 #40 Scam Of The Week: Deceptive Amazon Account Threat

What is the REAL cost of a data breach?

BitPay loses 1.8 Million In Phishing Attack

Scam Of The Week: Amazon Account Threat

FBI ALERT: Bad Guys Spoof Your Domain With CEO Fraud

Half Of Your Users Are Now Spear Phishing Targets

Banks Do Not Pay You Back If You Get Hit With A Cyberheist

CyberheistNews Vol #5 #39 Expert Russians Hackers Use Satellites To Hide Amazing Exploits

US Counter-Intel Czar Warns Hack Victims Against Spear Phishing

Expert Russians Hackers Use Satellites To Hide Amazing Exploits

Pentagon Hacked Again, Compromising Employee Financial Info

Aggressive Android ransomware spreading in the USA

2015 U.S Hacking Incidents More Than Previous Two Years Combined

[INFOGRAPHIC] Security of The Internet of Things (IoT)

Three Big Ransomware Campaigns Victimize Tens Of Thousands

CyberheistNews Vol #5 #38 Scam Of The Week: Drowned Syrian Boy

A Cyberheist Subscriber's Own Hacking Horror Story

Social Engineering Heaven: Combine AshMad Hack With OPM Data

KnowBe4 Grand Opening Sept 2015

CyberheistNews Vol #5 #37 Scam Of The Week: Business Email Compromise

Report: Phishing costs average organization $3.7 million per year

IBM: Corporations could be the next target for ransomware attacks

What Is Worse Than Ransomware? Business Email Compromise

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #36 Breaking News: Got Hacked...The FTC Can Now Sue You

Breaking News: Got Hacked? The FTC Can Now Sue You

Stop The AshMad Insanity!

Phishing Alert: Warn Your Users Against Ashley Madison Scams Now

Off With Their Heads! Execs get the ax for data breaches

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #34 Scam Of The Week: Massive WebAd Poisoning

Scam Of The Week: Massive WebAd Poisoning

IT Confessions: The Deadly Six Sins Of Data Security

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #32 Massive 46M Dollar Cyberheist / Pentagon Spear-phished / BlackHat Hot & Scary

Proudly showing our new Logo on the Building

This Weekend's Microsoft Windows 10 Upgrade Nightmare

Check Out What Elon Musk Just Emailed Me

The Inside Story Of The Biggest Hack In History

Blackhat 2015 What Was Hot And Scary?

Pentagon Top Brass Spear-phished

Tech Firm Ubiquiti Suffers $46M Cyberheist

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #31 Scam Of The Week: Microsoft Windows 10 Upgrade Installs Ransomware

Some KnowBe4 Racing Fun At The Sebring Track

Scam Of The Week: Microsoft Windows 10 Upgrade Installs Ransomware.

Leaked NSA slides: Chinese hackers wreaking havoc on USA

AV firm BitDefender Hacked; Did Not Encrypt Customer Passwords

Phish or Be Phished? The Choice is Yours

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #30 How To Get The OK To Phish Your Own Employees

Out With The Old And in With The New (KnowBe4 Logo)

You Asked For Training Campaigns And We Built It For You

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #29 AshleyMadison: Second Nightmare Phishing Problem

AshleyMadison: Second Nightmare Phishing Problem

New TeslaCrypt's Shrewd Disguise as CryptoWall

Blackhat 2015 Survey: End-User Wins Easily As IT's Big Worry

Aggressive New Tech Support Social Engineering Scam

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #28 Scam Of The Week: Internet Capacity Warning

KnowBe4: Security Awareness Training From Lunchroom to Boardroom

U.K.-hedge fund loses a million dollars in social engineering attack

OPM: 'Victim-as-a-Service' Provider

Scam Of The Week: Internet Capacity Warning

A New, Innovative Ransomware Attack Spreads Using Google Drive

Spear Phishing Attack Results In $5.3 Million Bitcoin Cyberheist

A New Ransomware Hostage Rescue Manual

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #27 Scam Of The Week: Payment By Facebook Friend

Woman conned out of £50,000 in shrewd spearphishing scam

Criminal Hackers Steal Your Database? See You In Court

What KnowBe4 Customers Say About Us July 3, 105

OPM Phishing Attack: "Your Data Was Hacked, How To Protect Yourself"

Scam Of The Week: Payment By Facebook Friend

Confidence In Antivirus Falls To All-time Low

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #26 FBI Alert: Latest CryptoWall Ransomware Damage More Than $18 Million

Patch Flash NOW Or Get Infected With CryptoWall

FBI Alert: Latest CryptoWall Ransomware Damage More Than $18 Million

World's Most Famous Hacker Kevin Mitnick: IoT Is Exploitable

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #25 Scam Of The Week: Spoofed CEO Money Transfer Request

Magazine publisher loses $1.5M in phishing scam

Ransomware Resume Phishing Security Test Gets Monster Open Rate

The Seven Deadly Social Engineering Vices Updated

Ransomware Gives Cyber Criminals Almost 1,500% Return On Their Money

LastPass Hacked. Be Alert For Phishing Attacks

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #24 Scam Of The Week: Resume Ransomware & The Truth About The OPMgate Hack

Gone phishing: How I taught my users to stop clicking everything

The Truth About The Massive OPMgate Hacking Scandal

Annoying New Ransomware Attack Uses Girl Resumes

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #23 How The NSA Killed Internet Security in 1978 & Scam Of The Week

Ransomware Victim Gets Discount From Cybercriminal

How The NSA Killed Internet Security in 1978

Scam Of The Week: "Your Data Was Hacked, How To Protect Yourself"

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #22 ALERT: Is Your Network Infected With A Sleeper Ransomware Strain?

Are there free ransomware decryption tools?

Some Interesting Security Awareness Computer-Based Training Numbers

It's heeere! Criminal Ransomware as a Service

The Information Security Policy Trap

Is Your Network Infected With Sleeper Ransomware?

Will Your Contractors Take Down Your Business?

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #20 Adult Friend Finder Hack Is Nightmare Phishing Problem

Adult Friend Finder Hack Is Nightmare Phishing Problem

Researchers Observe SVG Files Being Used To Distribute Ransomware

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #19 Scam Of The Week: Red Bull Money Mule Victims

This Week's Five Most Popular HackBusters Posts 5/17/2015

Starbucks Hack: A Great Example Why You Should Not Reuse Passwords

Heads-up: 'Breaking Bad' Ransomware Beta Tested Down Under

Scam Of The Week: Red Bull Money Mule Victims

Has Anyone Used KnowBe4?

Get Real About User Security Training

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #18 May 12, 2015 How New Phishing Malware Rombertik Kills Your Hard Drives

Phishing in the C-Suite: 96% of Executives Vulnerable to Attacks

Credit Union Times: Ransomware, WordPress Threats Grow

How Phishing Malware Rombertik Kills Your Hard Drives

What our customers are saying about our security awareness training

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #18 May 5, 2015 Your Antivirus Enduser Is Exposed To Phishing Attacks For 17.5 Hours

Your Antivirus Enduser Is Exposed To Phishing Attacks For 17.5 Hours

NEW: This Week's Five Most Popular HackBusters Posts 2015-5-2

10 Lessons Learned From Painful Ryanair $5M Cyberheist

Social Engineering Exploit Fools HR with Infected IT Resumes

Scam Of The Week: Nepal Earthquake

New Multi-Language Ransomware Crypt0l0cker

Tesla Attack Caused By Social Engineering

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #17 Apr 28, 2015 FUN CARTOON: The 5 Generations Of Security Awareness Training

Ransomware Mafia Now Uses Bitcoin As Obfuscation Layer

How Criminals Exploit Gaps In Your Security Awareness Training

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #16 Apr 21, 2015 - Scam Of The Week: IRS Refund Ransomware

The 5 Security Awareness Training Generations [CARTOON]

Scam Of The Week: IRS Refund Ransomware

90% of phishing incidents trace back to PEBKAC and ID10T errors

New TeslaCrypt Ransomware Uses More Exploit Kits As Infection Vector

If You Think Security Awareness Training is Expensive, Try Ignorance

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #15 Apr 14, 2015 New Ransomware CrypVault Evades AV With Simple Batch Scripts

Ransomware Infects 30-PC network of health care company

Wall Street Journal Video About Ransomware and Botnets

So, What Is The Real Reason The White House Got Hacked?

Websense: Malware-as-a-Service Makes Cybercrime Easier

New Ransomware CrypVault Makes Files Look Like They Are Quarantined

KnowBe4 Offers White House Free Security Awareness Training

Facebook sends simulated phishing attacks to their employees

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #14 IBM ALERT: 'Dyre Wolf' Uses Spear Phishing For $1Mil+ Cyberheists

SHOCKER: Data Breaches Cost Big Companies Very Little

Police Pay Ransom After Ransomware Phishing Attack

10 Hacking Facts / How They Impact You [Infographic]

IBM: 'Dyre Wolf' Cyber Gang Uses Spear Phishing For $1 Million Cyberheists

NEW: This Week's Five Most Popular HackBusters Posts #2

KnowBe4 First Quarter 2015

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #12 Mar 24, 2015 Why Your Brain Shuts Down When You See A Security Alert B

ALERT: New Ransomware Spearphish Uses One-Click Dropbox Attack

NEW: This Week's Five Most Popular HackBusters Posts

Scam Of The Week: 911 Phone Threat

35 percent of Kansas City Employees Turn Out Phish-prone

RANT: Renewing Office 365 Online D(H)ell

Experts: Social Engineering Attacks Harder To Stop

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #12 Why Your Brain Shuts Down When You See A Security Alert

How to get your Phish-prone percentage up. Up? Yes, Up.

Premera And Anthem Both Hacked Using Shrewd Social Engineering

Why your brain shuts down when you see a security alert

China Finally Admits It Has A Hacker Army

Despite Mobile App Risks Enterprise Does Not Have Mobile Security Policy

Banking Regulator Issues New Phishing Alert

Security experts say law firms are perfect targets for hackers

Ransomware: Pay Up Or Fight. What Would You Do?

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #11 Ransomware: Pay Up Or Fight. What Would You Do?

Report: 71 percent successfully spear-phished in 2014

Spear Phishing Attack Nearly Costs FL City $500K

Scam Of The Week: Phishing For Apple Watch

CEO Fraud Social Engineering Scam On The Rise

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #10 New CryptoWall Attack Wave Using Help Files / Scam Of The Week

New Ransomware CryptoFortress Encrypts Unmapped Network Shares

New CryptoWall Attack Uses Malicious Help File Attachments

Anatomy of a ransomware attack [Infographic]

Hospital Sues Bank of America Over Million-Dollar Cyberheist

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #9 Mar 3, 2015 How To Get The OK To Phish Your Own Employees

Russia tops list of nation-state cyber threats against U.S.

How To Get The OK To Phish Your Own Employees

Number One Infosec Headache Is End Users

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #8 | Two Disgusting Scams Of The Week: Death And Taxes

Intel Report About Social Engineering

Scam Of The Week: Death In The Family

Just Got A Social Engineering Call That The IRS Is Suing Me

More Phishing Attacks Going After Financial Data

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #4 Chinese Phish All Identities of NSA, CIA, FBI and more...

Kaspersky: NSA has pwned all hard drives firmware

Billion Dollar Carbanak Cyberheist

More Than 16 Million Devices Are Infected With Mobile Malware

World's Biggest Cyberheist Cybergang Phished $900 Million Out Of Banks

New KnowBe4 Console V4.0 Released

Anthem Hack Caused By A Phished System Admin?

Antivirus Products Are Slow at Making Malware Signatures

Ransomware We Have Not Seen The Worst Yet

Anthem Breach Began with Phishing of Employees

Hacked Lawyers Office Sends Phishing Attack To Customers

Malware Hijacks Microsoft Outlook And Spreads Banking Trojan

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #6 Feb 10, 2015 New Ransomware Strain Encrypts Files From RAM / Scam Of The Week

Spear Phishing Attack Makes $17.2 Million In Three Days

What KnowBe4 Users Say About The Service

Brand new ransomware strain encrypts files from memory

Slideshow: The Worst Of The Worst Phishing Scams

Data Breach at Health Insurer Anthem 80 million records

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #5 Scam Of The Week: Child Predator Phishing Email

Graphics Make Phishing Attacks Work Better

Fake Chrome Update Phishing Email Installs Ransomware

RansomWeb: Cyber Criminals Hold Whole Website Hostage

Scam Of The Week Child Predator Phishing Scam

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #4 Jan 27, 2015 Scam Of The Week: LinkedIn Support Phishing Emails

Scam Of The Week: LinkedIn Support Phishing Emails

FBI Alert: Ransomware Infection Leads To Wire Transfer Fraud

Scam Of The Week: ISIS Attack / 12Mil New Malwares Per Month

Scam Of The Week: ISIS Attack

NY Times: North Koreans hacked Sony with spear-phishing attacks.

Review: Movie BlackHat go see it

Train Employees And Cut Cyber Risks Up To 70 Percent

AV-TEST: "There are now 12 million new malware variants per month"

CyberheistNews Vol 5 #2 Jan 13, 2015 Your Blog Scam Of The Week: Court Notice Email

CryptoWall 2.1 First Multiplatform Ransomware?

Antivirus Isn't Dead, It Just Can't Keep Up

Ransomware on CBS This Morning

KnowBe4 Expands 397 Percent Year Over Year

Size Does Not Matter For Cybercrime

The Six Biggest Security Threats We’ll Face in 2015

Cybersecurity Top Risk Consideration In Board Room

Schneier: Sony Hackers May Have Had Inside Help

Defense In Depth Your Answer To Social Engineering

New ransomware called "extortionware" in 2015? Not so much...

A new strain of "ransomware" is striking

2015 Crystal Ball / Three Scams To Warn Your Users About

Three Scams To Warn Your Users About

Security Awareness Training in 2015

Cybercrime group steals millions from Russian banks and targets US

Nine Data Breaches That Cost Someone Their Job

Sony Pictures Cyber Attack TIMELINE

Announcing InfoSec World 2015

Phishing Attack on German Steel Factory System Caused Massive Damage

CyberheistNews Vol 4 #49 Dec 23, 2014

Scam of The Week: LinkedIn Greeting Cards Carrying Malware

Malware Used To Wipe Sony's Drives Was Quick And Dirty

Staples: 6-Month Malware Breach, 1.16 Million Cards

Lessons Learned From The Sony Pictures Hack

Malicious links: Spammers change malware delivery tactics

I simply could not resist this vanity plate

Hackers Spear-phish ICANN And Compromise DNS Zone System

[InfoGraphic] The Most Used InfoSec Words In 2014

New Ransomware called KEYHolder from CryptorBit Cybergang

Here is a video holiday wish from all of us here at KnowBe4 !

CyberheistNews Vol 4 #48 Spike In Hoax News Spreading Malware

Breaking News 2 New Ransomware Strains

Experts: The Human Factor Key Challenge To Information Security

Ransomware Beats APT In Terms Of Severe Impact

Phishing Quiz: Can You Spot A Scam? Don't Be So Sure

Scam Of The Week: Spike In Hoax News Spreading Malware

Ransomware on National Public Radio: To Pay Or Not To Pay?

eWeek Alerts IT Pros About Self-Replicating Ransomware

CyberheistNews Vol 4 #47 New Hybrid Ransomware Replicates Like A Virus

How Was Sony Pictures Hacked?

Phishing Lessons Learned in 2014? Employee Training Matters

Top 10 InfoSec Pain Points

Shipping Problem Phishing Attacks Here Is How They Look

Heads Up! Nasty New Hybrid Strain: The AIDS of Ransomware

Sony The First To Be Hit With Destructive Payload

Savvy Hackers Use Spearphishing to steal Wall Street M&A info

Scam Of The Week: "Shipping Problem"

Homeland Security: Security Education Deterred Cybercrime

CyberheistNews Vol 4 #46 "New Stuxnet" Discovered Called Regin

The New Stuxnet Discovered Called Regin How Does It Work?

KnowBe4 a finalist in Emerging Companies of the Year Awards

Software Support Cybercrime Scam

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 46 Black Friday Coupon Alert

STATE DEPT COMPUTERS HACKED, EMAIL SHUT DOWN

New Flavor of Ransomware Is More User Friendly

Scam Of The Week: Black Friday Coupon Alert

Small business thinks workers are weak cybersecurity link

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 45 Free Pizza Delivers Malware

SCAM of the Week: Free Pizza Delivers Malware

Home Depot Hackers Also Steal 53 Million Email Addresses

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 44 Important items in this issue. Read it.

The Next Advanced Cybercrime Service

How Did Russians Hack The White House?

PCI Publishes Guidance On Security Awareness Training

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 43 CryptoWall Ransomware Claims Fresh Victims

Koler Android Ransomware Now Spreads in U.S. as Text Worm

Ad-borne Cryptowall Ransomware Claims Fresh Victims

What's -Really- The #1 Hot Security Topic?

Survey Finds Half of Holiday Shoppers Will Avoid Hacked Stores

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 42 Ransomware Hits Admin Workstation and Kills 7 Servers

Scam Of The Week: Ebola Phishing Grows In Volume

Russian Cybercrime Rakes In $2.5 Billion These Last 12 Months

Ransomware hits admin workstation and kills 7 servers

The Snappening - Snapchat naked selfies have leaked - but how?

I was just interviewed on TV about the JP Morgan Hack

CyberheistNews Vol 4, 41 Scam of the Week: "Whatsapp Gold" & Security News Roundup

Why All This Russian Cybercrime in Five Minutes

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 40 Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity of 2014?

CryptoWall 2.0 Ransomware Moves to TOR network

Poll: Employees Clueless About Social Engineering

Who Is The Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity of 2014?

Latest Anti Phishing Working Group Report

Top 5 eLearning Statistics for 2014 [Infographic]

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 39 Home Depot Hack Turns Into Criminal Negligence Scandal

Kevin Mitnick Selling 0-day Exploits Is A Good Idea

Home Depot Hack Turns Into Criminal Negligence Scandal

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 38 Home Depot Target Breaches Exploited Old WinXP

New Android Ransomware Strain Locks The Device Twice

Home Depot, Target Breaches Exploited Old WinXP Flaw

Regular Facebook Users Are More Likely To Fall For Phishing Scams

New KnowBe4 Whitepaper: A Short History of Ransomware

NEW - KnowBe4 Vishing Security Tests (VST) Now Available

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 37 Symantec: Crypto Ransomware Phishing Up 700 Percent in 2014

Home Depot Hit By Same Russian Hackers As Target

Symantec: Crypto Ransomware Phishing Up 700 Percent in 2014

We Are At War In The Digital World

Cyber Criminals Use AEA-256 Crypto To Obfuscate Phishing Sites

CyberheistNews Vol 4, 36 Scam Of The Week: Bitcoin Wallet Theft

Five Reasons Why Clicking "Unsubscribe" May Be A Bad Idea

New Ransomware Discovered Called CryptoGraphic Locker

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 35 Scam Of The Week: Jennifer Lawrence

Is The Home Depot Hack Really Russian Retaliation?

Scam Of The Week: Jennifer Lawrence Nude Pictures Phishing

Meet CryptoWall, The New Ransomware Leader (with heatmap)

Chase Is Asking For Phishing Trouble

J.P. Morgan Hacked Because Malware Infects Employee PC

Bitcoin Phishing Click Rate Higher Than Regular Scams

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 34 Cryptolocker Being Spread Via YouTube Ads

A cybersecurity video you should really watch

900,000 Android Phones Hit by Ransomware in 30 days

Not news: Windows Store is full of scam apps

Workers At U.S. Nuclear Regulator Fooled By Phishing

Cryptolocker Being Spread On YouTube Ads

Reveton Ransomware Adds Powerful Password Stealer

Hacking Into Traffic Lights With a Plain Old Laptop Is Scary Simple

Video: SQL Injection Explained In 5 Minutes

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 33 New Ransomware Threat: TorrentLocker

Study: Cyber Attacks hit 36 percent of Canadian businesses

KnowBe4's Email Exposure Check Discovers Data Breach

Phishing: 4.5 million Community Health patients records stolen

NSA's Monstermind Aims To Detect And Stop Cyber Attacks Instantly

New CryptoLocker copycat: TorrentLocker

As Expected: Robin Williams 'Goodbye Video' Facebook Phishing Message

Tenn. Firm Sues Bank Over $327K Cyberheist

Scam Of The Week: See Robin Williams Last Words On Video

CyberheistNews Vol 4, 32 Scam: See Robin Williams Last Words On Video

Ransomware: The next 12 months

Security Companies Help Users Recover Files Locked by CryptoLocker

Kevin Mitnick at Black Hat 2014

Scam Of The Week: "For Sale: CyberVor False Sense Of Security"

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 31 Second Generation Ransomware In The Wild

Cryptolocker Ransomware Variant Hits Synology Users: Synolocker

The Internet of Things, Risks Of Hooking Up Appliances

Security Awareness Training blocked Ransomware Infection

CryptoLocker copycat Cryptoblocker encrypts differently

Is Antivirus as Vulnerable as Any Other Product?

CyberheistNews Vol 4, 30 DELL Warns Against Social Engineering

KnowBe4 is hiring people for our sales team in Tampa Bay FL

Heads-Up: Second Generation Ransomware In The Wild

DELL Warns Against Social Engineering

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 29 Scam Of The Week: MH17 Airplane Crash

Scam Of The Week: MH17 Airplane Crash

Phishing Scam Of The Week: "Transportation Manager"

Cryptolocker Is Not Dead

ALERT: Ransomware Infection = Official Data Breach

Brokerage house Gets Hit With CryptoWall Ransomware

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 28 Five Travel Scams Of The Week

Five Travel Scams Of The Week

KnowBe4 Is Hiring A Renewal Sales/Customer Service Rep

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 27 Prepare For High-Stakes Cyber Ransom

CyberheistNews Vol 4, 26 Scam: You Are Summoned To Court

[InfoGraphic] Ransomware Threats Concern Survey

Fascinating Phishing Attack On Bitcoin Auction Bidders

Evolution of Mobile Ransomware

Phishing Websites Up 10 percent First Quarter 2014

Prepare yourself for high-stakes cyber ransom

Phishing Scam Of The Week: You Are Summoned To Court

New KnowBe4 Survey Shows IT Pros Concern Over Ransomware Skyrocketing

PLEASE WHITELIST OUR NEW EMAIL SERVERS

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 25 CellphonePhishingHackPullsDatafromComputer

Stand-alone CryptoLocker Variant Found

Federal Compliance Rules Skyrocket

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 24 Friday the 13th Crypto Horror Story

New Cellphone Phishing Hack Pulls Data Out Of Computer Over Air

Can You Fix A Human Problem With A Technology Solution?

$440,000 Cyberheist Victim Now Needs To Pay Bank's Legal Fees

Phishing Scam Of The Week: Free World Cup Trip To Brazil

Finally Some Good News iPhone Ransomware Gang Busted

CryptoLocker Clone Serves Up Energy Bill Spam Campaign

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 23 CryptoWall Comes With Nasty Twist

New Ransomware CryptoWall Comes With A Twist

We’ll Pay Your Crypto-Ransom If You Get Hit With Ransomware

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 22 Ransomware Holds iPhones and iPads Hostage

Malware creation breaks all records! 160,000 new samples every day

New Ransomware Holds iPhones and iPads Hostage

That ransomware payment is coming out of your allowance

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 21 Make The Bad Guys Pay!

Scam Of The Week: eBay Password Reset Phishing Emails

Want To Make A Thousand Bucks? Refer A Salesrep To KnowBe4

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 20 CryptoLocker Goes Spear-Phishing

And in THIS corner we have Dave

CryptoLocker Goes SpearPhishing

Elite Hackers Develop Cybercrime Attack Kits As Market Matures

Scam Of The Week: Fake Purchase Orders

Microsoft to XP You Are Dead To Us

NISTs New Approach to Cybersecurity Standards

Whitelisting Community Preview: MalwareShield

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 19 Scam Of The Week: Mobile Ransomware

4.8 Million Heftiest HIPAA Fine From Federal Regulators Yet

Are You Being Targeted By Hot Foreign Spies?

Malware Only Lives For A Few Hours

Scam Of The Week: Mobile Apps As Phishing Lures

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 18_Antivirus Is Dead

Shocker Symantec Admits That Antivirus Is Dead

Phishing campaign uses VoIP to steal card data

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 17 WARNING Third Ransomware Strain

Verizon's New 2014 Data Breach Report: Summary

WARNING Third Ransomware Strain Called CryptorBit Attacks

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 16 Scam Of The Week: XP Phishing Threat

Police Grapple With Cybercrime And Have Trouble Keeping Up

Scam Of The Week: Blended XP Phishing Security Threat

Scam Of The Week: Starbucks Gift From a Friend Phishing Emails

What's The Best Free Antivirus For Windows 8?

Phishing Attacks Work Best On Wednesday, Coming From IT

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 15 Scam Of The Week: Heartbleed Phishing Attack

Pirated PC's And Software Loaded With Malware

New Whitepaper: Improving the Compliance Management Process

The history of malware samples in numbers

Wall Street Journal Quoted Me Regarding Ransomware Phishing Attacks

More Than Half Of End Users Did Not Get Security Awareness Training

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 14

Backup Failures And Ransomware Phishing: Recipe For Disaster

The 7 Steps Of The Cyber Kill Chain

14 Things That Definitely Should Not Be On The Internet, But Are

ALERT - CryptoLocker Has A Competitor That Is Worse: CryptoDefense

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 13 It's The XPOCALYPSE!... But Is It?

Scam Of The Week: Homicide Suspect

Attacks Give Lift to Cyber Insurance

Hackers hit Monster Jobs users with Gameover Zeus malware

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 12 NSA's Secret Efforts To Hack System Admins

CryptoLocker Has A Competitor That Is Worse: CryptoDefense

Florida Blue takes security awareness training personally

Scam Of The Week: You Owe Taxes, Pay Now Or Else

All major browsers fall during day 2 of Pwn2Own hacking contest

Target Breach: Where The Weak Points Were

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 11 Scam Of The Week:

No Antivirus Detects Russian Malware For 8 Years!

Phishing FaceBook: Malaysia Plane MH370 Has Been Spotted

New Phishing Scam Promises Bitcoins

Scam Of The Week: "You may have cancer" phishing email

U.S. Risks National Blackout From Small-Scale Attack

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 10 Scam Of The Week Cell Phone Voucher

When A Stranger Calls

Sophisticated Scam Of The Week: Cell Phone Voucher

Do you recognize yourself in The Compliance Curve?

Sticking With WinXP? 10 Things You Must Do

Pre-installed malware turns up on new phones

Inevitable: Phishing That Pretends To Be Salesforce.com

Are malware threats making anti-virus software useless?

How to Test the Phishing Savvy of Your Staff

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 09 41 Percent Of Infected Pay The CryptoLocker Ransom

Average Enterprise Is Hit by a Cyber Attack Every 1.5 Seconds

41 Percent Of Infected Pay The Cryptolocker Ransom

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 08: This Week Top 10 Phishing Scams

Hackers Used Spear Phishing Attack To Hack CNN Blogs

89% Fail To Maintain PCI Compliance Between Assessments

Kiss Your Old Security Awareness Training Program Goodbye!

Knowbe4 CyberheistNews Vol 4, 07 SNEAK PEEK At New Site: HACKBUSTERS

This Week Top 10 Phishing Scams

SNEAK PEEK at hot new site HACKBUSTERS

NIST Releases Voluntary Cybersecurity Compliance Framework

Online social engineering scams flourish around Valentine's Day

BREAKING NEWS Target Data Breach Started With Phishing Attack

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 06 Cryptolocker Scrambles Files Of US Law Firm

Which HackBusters Logo Do You Like Best?

Fake LinkedIn Phishing Profiles Going Pro

Cryptolocker Scrambles All Legal Files Of US Law Firm

The Relationship Between Compliance And Security

Dont Let Your C-Level Execs Wind Up At Capitol Hill Like This

Largest Website in Sweden Social Engineering Scam

Why Cybercrime Pays Off

ransomware phishing warning issued by European Cybercrime Centre

CyberheistNews Vol 4, # 05

FBI: The 10 Criminal Cyber Crime Professions

Social Engineering Alert: Missed Call From A Mystery Number?

The Gap Between PCI Compliance And IT Security

Worst Phishing Scam Of The Week Yet: Cryptolocker

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