Phishing Tag

Your organization's biggest security threat is a tool your employees use every day. Even now, with advances in the Internet of Things (IoT) and personal devices, email remains the most common vector of cyberattack. Approximately 76% of organizations in 2017 experienced phishing attacks – and this...

NOTE: In this blog, we typically focus on specific aspects of malware, cybercrime, security threats, and network breaches. For this post, we thought we’d take a large step backward and provide some foundational information as context for understanding the capabilities and variations of today’s malware....

One could argue that cybercriminals had a real break-out year in 2017. Huge data breaches, new malware techniques, and some headline-grabbing attacks. Our top 10 blog posts demonstrate the interest in what the bad guys are up to, and how to defend against it. From...

The Lastline Daily Dose program supports National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) with daily tips and advice to help individuals and organizations detect and prevent malware-based cyberattacks. Throughout October, Lastline will offer a daily dose of advice via Twitter (@Lastlineinc), LinkedIn, Facebook, and other social...

Effective malware analysis tools can help root out malicious short links and enhance the security of individuals and organizations. Referred to as short links, shortened URLs, or tiny URLs, these abbreviated versions of a URL have, at least in certain cases, a few advantages over fully...

Cybercriminals commonly use malicious emails to deliver malware, including pernicious code that performs MitB (Man-in-the-Browser) attacks.   Although MitB threats are not new, cybercriminals are constantly developing new versions designed to defeat secure email gateways, the latest and most secure browsers, and other security controls. To...

As we enter the final weeks before the April 15th tax filing deadline, we are once again seeing an increase in phishing scams aimed at stealing tax refunds. This year, cybercriminals are focusing a lot of effort on HR and financial teams. Sophisticated crime rings are...