Prevent phishing scams using Microsoft 365 Defender

Prevent phishing scams using Microsoft 365 Defender

Microsoft is an established provider of top-tier business productivity software — and its commitment to its subscribers’ cybersecurity is integral to that reputation. To combat phishing, one of today’s most prevalent cyberthreats, the software giant has equipped Microsoft 365 Defender with powerful features. Here are some of them. 1. Anti-phishing The most dangerous types of …

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Ransomware Victims Pay $700K in Extra Extortion Fees

Ransomware Victims Pay $700K in Extra Extortion Fees

Ransomware Victims Pay $700K in Extra Extortion Fees A staggering 96% of ransomware victims that agree to their extorters’ demands are subsequently forced to pay additional fees amounting to hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to CrowdStrike. The security vendor’s 2021 CrowdStrike Global Security Attitude Survey was compiled from interviews with 2200 senior IT and …

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Anubis Android Malware Found Targeting Nearly 400 Financial Apps

Anubis Android Malware Found Targeting Nearly 400 Financial Apps

Security researchers at Lookout have discovered the Anubis Android Banking malware is again wreaking havoc after being found targeting the customers of nearly 400 financial institutions, cryptocurrency wallets and virtual payment platforms. This new malware campaign is also masquerading as the official account management application from leading French telecommunications company, Orange S.A. The infamous Anubis …

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Android malware infected more than 300,000 devices with banking trojans

Android malware infected more than 300,000 devices with banking trojans

The initial apps in Google Play were safe, but the creators found a way around the Play Store’s protections to install malware on Android users’ devices. Here’s how it happened and how to stay safe. Image: marchmeena29, Getty Images/iStockphoto A November report from ThreatFabric revealed that more than 300,000 Android users unknowingly downloaded malware with banking …

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US offers $10m reward for intel on DarkSide ransomware gang

US offers $10m reward for intel on DarkSide ransomware gang

The US Department of State has upped the ante in the Biden administration’s ongoing battle against ransomware operators, announcing a reward of up to $10m (£7.4/€8.7m) for information leading to the identification and/or location of key members of the DarkSide syndicate. The authorities are also offering a second bounty of up to $5m for information …

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Tessian | Tessian Integrates With KnowBe4 to Deliver Tailored Phishing Training for Employees

Tessian | Tessian Integrates With KnowBe4 to Deliver Tailored Phishing Training for Employees

7 December 2021 – Human Layer Security company Tessian is integrating with KnowBe4, the world’s largest integrated security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, to provide organizations with enhanced visibility into phishing risk. The integration combines KnowBe4’s phishing simulation and training results with powerful insights from Tessian’s Human Layer Risk Hub, to give security and …

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Log4j: The quiet before the ransomware storm?

Log4j: The quiet before the ransomware storm?

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Over 800,000 attempted incursions into network systems were observed in fewer than 72 hours. Although widespread ransomware attacks haven’t yet been reported, hackers could be playing the long-game. Once inside systems, attackers could persist there for months; unnoticed. At some point, organizations could find themselves perpetually playing whack-a-mole. Access brokers have already been …

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