Malicious Emails stories
Hornetsecurity analysis reveals surge in email threats
Hornetsecurity's 2024 report shows a 144% surge in malicious web links in emails, with phishing remaining the top email threat.
McAfee turns the tables on cyber crims with new launch
McAfee has launched AI-powered Scam Protection to combat cyber criminals using AI technology to deceive people out of thousands of pounds.
Singapore recorded as a prime target for cybercriminals
Kaspersky’s latest statistics for Southeast Asia reveal that 43,445,502 phishing attempts were successfully blocked by Kaspersky Solutions in 2022.
Email revealed to be riskiest channel for data loss
More than half (60%) of organisations experienced data loss or exfiltration caused by an employee mistake on email in the last 12 months.
Red Sift releases a new AI product to quickly resolve phishing attacks
Cybersecurity company Red Sift has launched a new product to help security experts reduce the amount of time spent investigating malicious emails.
The network effect and the search for resilient email security
Not only is email everywhere, but it is ‘built-in’ to our lives as a required mode of communication for too many activities to name.
New phishing simulator helps organisations strengthen cybersecurity
DeltaNet International has released its Phishing Simulator tool, designed to help organisations strengthen their cybersecurity awareness.
Phishing emails harvest personal details from LinkedIn members
Phishing emails pretending to be from LinkedIn have been intercepted, aiming to steal personal details, says MailGuard.
Check Point Research warns of a surge in malicious activity around Amazon Prime Day
Surge in cybercrime ahead of Amazon Prime Day 2021 as almost 80% of domains with the word Amazon are potentially dangerous, warns Check Point Research.
Research finds malware will sit for around 83 hours in an employees inbox before being noticed
Malicious emails go unnoticed in employees' inboxes for an average of 83 hours, according to research by Barracuda.
UK university targeted by one million malicious email attacks
The Open University in London has faced over 1.1 million malicious email attacks since January, with all messages being blocked by the university's servers.
Check Point uncovers five year cyber espionage campaign
Naikon’s primary method is exploit the trust and diplomatic relations between departments and governments to increase the chances of its attack succeeding.
Rising costs of email attacks concerning for organisations
Email attacks are having a major impact on businesses, with ever-evolving security concerns proving a challenge for IT security professionals.
Hackbusters! Reviewing 90 days of cybersecurity incident response cases
Cyber 'first responders' reveal top threats and urge firms to strengthen email defenses and patch systems.
Report: 80% of organisations faced email-borne attacks last year
Barracuda Networks found that 30% of respondents had fallen victim to a ransomware attack, with almost three quarters revealing the attacks had originated from email.
25% of malicious emails still make it through to recipients
Popular email security programmes may fail to detect as much as 25% of all emails with malicious or dangerous attachments, a study from Mimecast says.
Weighing up the email security threat in EMEA
Barracuda's SVP shares some startling new research - 80% of EMEA organisations faced an email attack last year, while 73% believe they're increasing.
Cybercriminals taking over email accounts and scamming contacts
A new study from Barracuda has revealed an increasingly popular method of cybercrime - steal email credentials then steal money from colleagues.
Unwanted cybercrime awards: Russia tops ‘dark web medals’ table
RepKnight published an 'alternative olympics' medal table that details the countries that feature most heavily on the dark web - infographic included.
Email: The often ignored factor in strong cybersecurity
A customer-facing organisation will receive hundreds, if not thousands of emails every day, each one containing personal identifiers.
Huge increase in email-borne attacks requires new thinking
More than 205 billion emails are sent and received every day with that number increasing every year - something hackers are keenly aware of.
Threat Spotlight: New widespread, 'unstoppable' phishing attack
Barracuda looks into a new phishing attack that impersonates popular web services to entice victims into giving away their credentials.
Global Cyber Alliance welcomes first Australasian partner
The Australasian region now has its first partner in the Global Cyber Alliance – New Zealand firm SAM for Compliance.
Number of malicious emails soars 85% from previous quarter
Proofpoint has released the findings from its massive Quarterly Threat Report – some of which are astonishing.