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Why Phishing Is Still the Top Attack Method

Attackers are known to pore over a company’s website and social channels. Perhaps they spot a mention of an upcoming charity event. Who runs the charity? What does their email signature look like? What’s the color and size of the charity’s logo?    This kind of information is priceless to attackers. From there, attackers can craft […]

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What Are the Biggest Phishing Trends Today?

According to the 2022 X-Force Threat Intelligence Index, phishing was the most common way that cyber criminals got inside an organization. Typically, they do so to launch a much larger attack such as ransomware. The Index also found that phishing was used in 41% of the attacks that X-Force remediated in 2021. That’s a 33% […]

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Hive0117 Continues Fileless Malware Delivery in Eastern Europe

Through continued research into the ongoing cyber activity throughout Eastern Europe, IBM Security X-Force identified a phishing email campaign by Hive0117, likely a financially motivated cybercriminal group, from February 2022, designed to deliver the fileless malware variant dubbed DarkWatchman. The campaign masquerades as official communications from the Russian Government’s Federal Bailiffs Service, the Russian-language emails […]

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Ransomware Resilience Tops Findings in X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2022

For the third year in a row, ransomware was the top attack type globally in 2021, despite some successes last year by law enforcement to take down ransomware groups. This was among the top findings of IBM Security’s latest research published in the tenth annual X-Force Threat Intelligence Index, a comprehensive overview of the global […]

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How to Protect Against Deepfake Attacks and Extortion

Cybersecurity professionals are already losing sleep over data breaches and how to best protect their employers from attacks. Now they have another nightmare to stress over — how to spot a deepfake.  Deepfakes are different because attackers can easily use data and images as a weapon. And those using deepfake technology can be someone from […]

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Cyberattacks Use Office 365 to Target Supply Chain

Malicious actors have a history of trying to compromise users’ Office 365 accounts. By doing so, they can tunnel into a network and use their access to steal sensitive information. But they need not stop there. They can also single out other entities with which the target does business for supply chain cyberattacks. Office-Related Cyberattacks […]

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