Chinese Hackers Infiltrate Global Telecom Networks With Spear Phishing
The WSJ revealed a brazen hack by Chinese state-sponsored bad actors who totally owned more than 10 global telecom networks, and had full admin access to their networks. They were able to swipe users’ whereabouts, text-messaging records and call logs. They reported: “The multiyear campaign, which is continuing, targeted 20 military officials, dissidents, spies and… (0 comment)

New KnowBe4 Benchmarking Report Unveils That Untrained Users Pose The Greatest Risk To Your Organization
KnowBe4, has released the new Phishing by Industry Benchmarking Report to measure an organization’s average Phish-prone percentage, which indicates how many of their employees are likely to fall for a phishing or social engineering scam. The 2019 study analyzed a data set of nearly nine million users across 18,000 organizations with over 20 million simulated… (0 comment)

Phishing Campaign Impersonates Email Alerts From DHS
An ongoing email-based phishing scam is attempting to fool recipients into opening malicious attachments disguised as notifications from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), according to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, in a warning posted on the official US-CERT web site this past Tuesday. “The email campaign uses a spoofed email address to… (0 comment)