WSJ: "Losing $450,000 in Three Days: Hackers Trick Victims Into Big Wire Transfers"

WSJ: “Losing $450,000 in Three Days: Hackers Trick Victims Into Big Wire Transfers”

Rachel Louise Ensign wrote a great story for the WSJ about CEO Fraud, also known by the FBI as Business Email Compromise. I’m quoting an extract and I strongly recommend sending a... Read more »
Most Organizations Stick to Legacy Password Security Practices Despite Experiencing Cyberattacks

Most Organizations Stick to Legacy Password Security Practices Despite Experiencing Cyberattacks

In a surprising twist, new data sheds light on the lack of proper security around passwords and authentication by IT at a time when cyberattacks are all but an absolute given. Passwords... Read more »
Emotet Malware Shows Up in SMiShing Attacks Disguised as Bank Notifications

Emotet Malware Shows Up in SMiShing Attacks Disguised as Bank Notifications

A newly discovered attack looks to try to make a victim of mobile device holders using a two-pronged attack that uses Emotet and, perhaps, Trickbot. Security researchers at IBM X-Force have uncovered... Read more »
Here Is A Real-life Bank Phone Scam Blocked By A Security Awareness Trained Employee

Here Is A Real-life Bank Phone Scam Blocked By A Security Awareness Trained Employee

Brad Mathis at our partner Keller Schroeder sent me the following real-life story from Matt, a KnowBe4 Security Awareness Training client… “I just wanted to share a story with you. Yesterday I... Read more »