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The effects of phishing awareness training wear off…

Employees forget the guidance given on phishing training courses within six months, new research has revealed. The findings, which were presented at the USENIX SOUPS security conference in August, were the result of a year-long…

Business Email Compromise (BEC) Criminal Ring

A criminal group called Cosmic Lynx seems to be based in Russia: Dubbed Cosmic Lynx, the group has carried out more than 200 BEC campaigns since July 2019, according to researchers from the email security…

New Hacking-for-Hire Company in India

Citizen Lab has a new report on Dark Basin, a large hacking-for-hire company in India. Key Findings: Dark Basin is a hack-for-hire group that has targeted thousands of individuals and hundreds of institutions on six…

Phishing Attacks Against Trump and Biden Campaigns

Google's threat analysts have identified state-level attacks from China. I hope both campaigns are working under the assumption that everything they say and do will be dumped on the Internet before the election. That feels…

Malware in Google Apps

Interesting story of malware hidden in Google Apps. This particular campaign is tied to the government of Vietnam. At a remote virtual version of its annual Security Analyst Summit, researchers from the Russian security firm…

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Catches of the month: Phishing scams for June…

One of the more damaging side-effects of the coronavirus pandemic has been the increase in targeted phishing scams. Action Fraud estimates that Britons were conned out of £3.5 million in the first two months of…

Catches of the month: Phishing scams for May…

Coronavirus continues to dominate the cyber security landscape (and pretty much every other part of our lives), with cyber criminals cashing in on the disruption.Whether you’re forced to work from home, out of work or…