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Published By: FireEye     Published Date: Nov 27, 2012
Combating the Attack of Choice for Cybercriminals
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FireEye
Published By: FireEye     Published Date: Nov 27, 2012
Aided by their targets' porous defenses and unwitting end users, today's cybercriminals are able to deliver advanced malware that exploits systems and enables a range of malicious activities.
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FireEye
Published By: Barracuda     Published Date: May 29, 2019
Spear phishing is a threat that’s constantly evolving as cybercriminals find new ways to avoid detection. This report takes an in-depth look at the three most prevalent types of attacks: brand impersonation, business email compromise, and blackmail.
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Barracuda
Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Dec 20, 2018
Relying on outdated solutions like Symantec Email Security (formerly MessageLabs) to defend your organization from email-borne attacks may be risky. Others in this position have suffered from spear-phishing, ransomware and even impersonation attacks. To effectively defend against these advanced threats you need the latest protection techniques – something Mimecast delivers to tens of thousands of organizations already. Join us for this 30 min webinar to learn: • The damaging effects of ransomware, spear-phishing and impersonation attacks • What defensive strategies and technologies you should employ • Why your current Symantec Email Security solution may not be up to the task • How to enhance your email security and overall cyber resilience
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Published By: McAfee     Published Date: Sep 15, 2014
Attacks today incorporate increasingly sophisticated methods of social engineering and client-side software manipulation to exfiltrate data without detection. Some attackers leverage so-called spearphishing to entice employees to give up access information and spread their attacks to other enterprise systems; others use password crackers against compromised applications in order to gain further access rights to the network. The attackers might also set up channels for command and control communications with the compromised systems, as in the case of the Zeus or SpyEye bot infections.
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McAfee
Published By: Comcast Business     Published Date: Apr 13, 2017
Of all the industries targeted by cyber-attackers, financial services is one of the most attractive. As noted bank robber Willie Sutton once said, “Go where the money is … and go there often.” That, it seems, is what cybercriminals are doing, launching malware, Trojans, spear phishing and ransomware attacks at banks and institutions to compromise networks and gain access to valuable data. Download now!
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Comcast Business
Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Apr 18, 2017
"It’s no secret that organizations find themselves the target of increasingly sinister and highly sophisticated phishing, spear-phishing, whaling and ransomware attacks. While risks are clearly mounting, many organizations still aren’t keeping up with the challenge. Download Resetting Your Email Security Strategy to learn: - How employees are your first and last line of defense in attacks and why proper education is key. - How you can fix your processes against modern threats like whaling - The critical role of today’s cyber security technologies - Why your security strategy is doomed to failure without strong leadership"
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email security, ransomware, phishing, whaling, security strategy
    
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Published By: McAfee     Published Date: Nov 12, 2014
This paper discusses key issues organizations should address in the context of cybercrime carried out through email, and practical advice on what organizations should do to protect themselves.
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McAfee
Published By: IBM     Published Date: Nov 04, 2014
Cybercriminals are stepping up their attacks on financial institutions by gaining control of customer devices with highly advanced man-in-the-browser (MitB) malware and spear phishing attacks. They then conduct real-time credential theft and take over accounts. The main reason for cybercriminals’ continued success is that highly evasive advanced financial malware allows for a wide variety of attacks that are very difficult to detect with traditional fraud prevention technologies.
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IBM
Published By: IBM     Published Date: Dec 01, 2014
Cybercriminals are stepping up their attacks on financial institutions by gaining control of customer devices with highly advanced man-in-the-browser (MitB) malware and spear phishing attacks. They then conduct real-time credential theft and take over accounts. The main reason for cybercriminals’ continued success is that highly evasive advanced financial malware allows for a wide variety of attacks that are very difficult to detect with traditional fraud prevention technologies.
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cybercrime, fraud prevention, mitb, malware
    
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Published By: Symantec     Published Date: Nov 21, 2014
The monthly intelligence report, provides the latest analysis of cyber security threats, trends, and insights from the Symantec intelligence team concerning malware, spam, and other potentially harmful business risks. Key Findings • The .doc file type was the most common attachment type used in spear-phishing attacks, making up more than 52.9 percent of all attachments in September. • The largest data breach reported in September actually took place in April, and resulted in the exposure of 56 million identities. • There were 600 vulnerabilities disclosed in the month of September, the highest number so far in 2014 and second-highest in the last 12 months.
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Symantec
Published By: FireEye     Published Date: Sep 11, 2012
How to Stop Spear Phishing Attacks: Combating the Attack of Choice for Cybercriminals
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FireEye
Published By: Cyveillance     Published Date: Jun 20, 2014
Phishing is defined by the Financial Services Technology Consortium (FSTC) as a broadly launched social engineering attack in which an electronic identity is misrepresented in an attempt to trick individuals into revealing personal credentials that can be used fraudulently against them. In short, it’s online fraud to the highest degree. Although it’s been around for years, phishing is still one of the most common and effective online scams. The schemes are varied, typically involving some combination of spoofed email (spam), malicious software (malware), and fake websites to harvest personal information from unwitting consumers. The explosive rise of mobile devices, mobile applications, and social media networks has given phishers new vectors to exploit, along with access to volumes of personal data that can be used in more targeted attacks or spear phishing. The fact that phishing attacks are still so common highlights their efficacy and reinforces the need to implement comprehensive phishing and response plans to protect organizations. An effective phishing protection plan should focus on four primary areas: Prevention, Detection, Response, and Recovery. High-level recommendations for each of the four areas are outlined in this whitepaper.
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Cyveillance
Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Aug 30, 2016
In this white paper, you’ll get: - An inside look at the anatomy of a spear-phishing attack - Details on how mistakes are made and vulnerabilities exploited - Ideas for preparing your employees and systems"
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