The Risk of the “To” Line

Micropayments company Coil accidentally exposed at least a thousand of its customers’ email addresses by including their addresses in the “To” field of an email, BleepingComputer reports. ...
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Threat Actors Take Advantage of Exchange Online and Outlook on the Web with New Levels of Sophistication

New insight from Accenture Security highlights specific ways attackers are changing their tactics to make Microsoft’s email platform a tool rather than an obstacle for phishing attacks.
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Another Office 365 OAuth Attack Targets Coinbase Users to Gain Compromised Email Access

The latest attack attempts to trick Office 365 users that use Coinbase into giving access to their mailbox via a Consent app rather than trying to steal their credentials.
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The Secret to This Email Phishing Campaign is Volume

FireEye says a newly characterized cybercriminal gang, FIN11, has been launching widespread email phishing campaigns for the past four years. The group isn’t particularly sophisticated, ...
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Two-Month Email Compromise and Impersonation Attack Results in a $15M Take

Read how one unnamed company fell victim to a scam that’s been repeated many times over the last few years, but never with such a massive payoff at the end.
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Trends in Malicious Attachments Used in Phishing Emails

People need to be familiar with the types of malicious attachments used in phishing emails, according to Lawrence Abrams at BleepingComputer. One of the most common methods of installing ...
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New Office 365 Phishing Attack Checks Your Stolen Credentials in Real-Time

Nothing says the bad guys are intent on stealing credentials like testing them while you participate in their phishing attack so they can verify the validity before letting you off the ...
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[NEW PhishER Feature] Remove, Inoculate, and Protect Against Email Threats Faster With PhishRIP

Your users are likely already reporting potentially dangerous emails in some fashion within your organization. The increase of this email traffic can present a new problem!
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The Dangerous Attraction of Original Gangsters

Users need to be mindful of the ways in which hackers can take over their accounts, according to Brian Krebs. Krebs says his experience as the owner of an “OG” Gmail address made him ...
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Legitimate Services, but still Hook, Line, and Sinker

A malware distribution campaign is abusing organizations’ contact forms to send malicious emails designed to catch the attention of companies’ customer support personnel. The attackers ...
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The New Version of Qbot Trojan Steals Damn Near Everything, Hijacks Email Threads to Spread Infection

Originally seen all the way back in 2008, this banking trojan is continuously being developed. Its latest iteration is downright nasty and has already infected 5% of all organizations ...
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Check Your Email Rules for Maliciousness

Email rules have been used maliciously for decades. Learn about email rules and what you need to do to defend your organization against their malicious misuse.
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U.K. National Health Service Targeted with Over 40,000 Email Scams Aimed at Stealing Patient Data

The last few months have been very busy for cyber attackers targeting the NHS, as the number of phishing emails reported within the NHS shows a continual barrage of attacks.
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43,000+ NHS Staff Hit With Phishing Emails Since March

A Freedom of Information (FOI) request revealed that over 43,000 National Health Service (NHS) staff have had phishing emails slip through the cracks and into their inboxes in the past ...
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Cybercriminals Target Execs in Microsoft 365 Credential Attack to Launch Internal BEC Scams

A new phishing attack spotted in the wild by security researchers at Trend Micro demonstrates how compromised data in an initial cyberattack is purposed in subsequent attacks.
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Leaked U.S.-UK Trade Documents Show How Devastating Compromised Email Can Be

An ongoing criminal investigation highlights how classified documents stolen by Russian hackers from former U.K. trade minister Liam Fox may have been used to impact the British 2019 ...
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[Heads Up] The First-Ever Russian BEC Gang, Cosmic Lynx, Was Uncovered. They Spear Phish Multinational & Fortune 500 Senior Executives

“This is a historic shift to the global email threat landscape and portends new and sophisticated social engineering attacks that CISOs around the world must brace for now,” according to ...
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‘New VPN Configuration’ Email Tricks Microsoft 365 Users Out of Credentials

Scammers are taking advantage of the prominent use of VPNs by remote workforces to send out this very topically relevant phishing email that just wants to steal your credentials.
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Microsoft 365 to Provide Detonation Details About Malicious Email Content

In a step towards educating customers on why attachments and URLs are deemed “malicious”, Microsoft’s is set to augment its Advanced Threat Protection product in July.
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Excel Macros Bypass Your Filters and Slip in Malware Payloads

Researchers at Lastline warn that attackers are increasingly utilizing Excel 4[.]0 macros to deliver malware while avoiding detection by security products. Excel 4[.]0 (XL4) macros were ...
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