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ALSO CALLED: Email Spoofing, e-Mail Fraud, Spear Phishing, Password Phishing, Brand Spoofing, Email Fraud, e-Mail Spoofing, Social Engineering, Internet Phishing, Carding, Password Cracking, Spear-phishing
DEFINITION: Rock Phish is both a phishing toolkit and the entity that publishes the toolkit. Phishing is an email fraud method in which the perpetrator sends out legitimate-looking email in an attempt to gather personal and financial information from recipients. While the authors of the kit remain anonymous, Rock Phish has become the most popular phishing kit available online, with some estimates suggesting that  … 
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How Credential Phishing is Changing - How to Stop It
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you the anatomy of a phishing attack and why they are so effective. Access now to learn how today's phishing attacks are concocted so you can better spot them before they cause long lasting harm to your organization.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Impostor Email Threats infographic
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This infographic shows you some stats and facts about imposter emails research conducted on organizations across industries. Access now to learn what to look for in a phishing scheme and how to mitigate the threat.
Posted: 21 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Hook, Line, and Sinker: How Credential Phishing is Changing
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out the facts about phishing attacks and a 4-step strategy to stop them.
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 | Published: 30 Mar 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Email Phishing: The Impostor in the Machine
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how hackers evade current email filtering security strategies to dupe high-level employees and steal data. Read on to learn how next-gen email security strategies enable you to quarantine imposter emails before they reach the inbox
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 | Published: 16 Mar 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Spearphishing Survival Guide: How to Stop Advanced Email Attacks
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how to guard against advanced spearphishing with email analysis tools and third-party intelligence. Read on to access a checklist to help you evaluate your email security system.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Proofpoint, Inc.

The Human Risk Factor Infographic
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief infographic lists the 9 things you need to know about human error exploits today and offers defensive insight to protect your organization and users.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Spear Phishing Attacks: Where to Find Them and How to Prevent Them
sponsored by Cloudmark
EGUIDE: This exclusive e-guide discusses the reasons behind why spear phishing attacks are at the heart of most targeted attacks. Access now and you'll uncover advice to help minimize the chance of a spear phishing attack successfully infiltrating the enterprise.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

Cloudmark

Best Practices for Defending Against Spear Phishing Attacks
sponsored by Cloudmark
EGUIDE: This exclusive e-guide details a new wave of spear phishing attacks targeting defense contractors, universities, and security firms. Read on as experts explain how to defend against the man-in-the-email attacks with proper training and little technology.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Cloudmark

Is Your Network Security Limited to Defending Yesterday's Threats?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you will discover how to safeguard your organization from new and emerging threats with a next-gen IPS. Read on how to move beyond pattern matching and apply behavior-based protection to combat advanced and unknown threats to defend your organization.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 03 Nov 2015

IBM

The Impact of Spear Phishing: Enterprise Survey Findings
sponsored by Cloudmark
VIDEO: In this informative video, you'll hear from cyber security expert Morgan Wright and Cloudmark's SVP of engineering Leon Rishniw as they discuss the impacts of spear phishing. Tune in for details on how you can defend the enterprise against this expanding threat.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Premiered: 13 Jan 2016

Cloudmark

Spear Phishing: The Secret Weapon Behind The Worst CyberAttacks
sponsored by Cloudmark
RESOURCE: Don't underestimate spear phishing attacks as this infographic lays out the severe impact of the 10 worst cyberattacks and presents the revenue losses suffered. View now to learn from these previous attacks and protect your business's reputation from the damages these organizations faced.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 06 Jan 2016

Cloudmark

Flipping the Script: Law Firms Hunted by Cybercriminals
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the cyber-threats facing law firms, explaining why they are attractive and easy targets for cybercriminals. Access it to discover just how much danger your firm is in and how you can stay safe.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 07 Jan 2016

SurfWatch Labs

Case Study: Closing in on China's Unit 78020
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: This report explores how a Chinese cyber-espionage group known as Unit 78020 was discovered with an advanced intrusion analysis strategy.
Posted: 14 Dec 2015 | Published: 14 Dec 2015

ThreatConnect

Simplified Network Security  in 90 Seconds
sponsored by OpenDNS
WEBCAST: View this webcast to learn how to protect users on any device in any location from today's top network security threats such as malware and phishing attacks.
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 | Premiered: Jun 30, 2012

OpenDNS

Enterprise Security in Asia: The Ugly, The Bad & The Good
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the truth about cybersecurity in Asia including a 52% surge in breaches and the emerging sophisticated schemes from hackers. View now to learn which attacks are most popular and how to avoid being the next data breach victim.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 13 Jan 2015

F5 Networks

Protection from Targeted Attacks
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a comprehensive form of threat protection that will keep out even today's advanced hacks.
Posted: 11 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Mimecast

The Perils of Phishing: How Cybercriminals Are Targeting Your Weakest Link
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In the fight against phishing, your employees may be your weakest link—what can you do to ensure that they're not accidentally enticed by hackers? This white paper provides you with essential information on how phishing attacks occur and how you can mitigate these threats.
Posted: 11 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 May 2015

IBM

Ransomware: How cyber criminals hold your data hostage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the growing ransomware threat and how you can defend against it.
Posted: 09 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

Inside the Dyre Wolf Malware Campaign
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives a step-by-step outline of how the Dyre Wolf attack is accomplished and how you can detect and prevent compromise.
Posted: 08 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

Special Report: Compromised Data in the Dark Web
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the findings of a Dark Web analysis, revealing an alarming amount of compromised data from one company alone.
Posted: 03 Aug 2015 | Published: 03 Aug 2015

SurfWatch Labs

Benefits and Criteria for Selecting an Email Security Gateway Product
sponsored by Mimecast
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, experts shed light on three obscure benefits of email security gateways that many leaders are unaware of. You'll be steps closer to reaping these benefits when you discover five criteria for selecting gateway technology.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 15 Jul 2015

Mimecast

8 Security Issues to Avoid in Mobile App Development
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: This resource divulges the top 8 security issues that app developers need to watch in order to protect their users from phishing, malware, and more.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 22 Jul 2015

Kony

Countdown to Compromise: The Timeline of a Spear-Phishing Attack
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This white paper uses a typical spear-phishing scenario to demonstrate the dangers spear-phishing poses.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2015

Mimecast

Cyberthreat Defense Report
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This report, which focuses specifically on IT security management, uses research to reveal what areas of security you should turn your attention to.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Blue Coat Systems

"Hacking as a Service," and Other Emerging Threats
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Lethal threats to enterprise security are emerging from every which way. Access this exclusive edition of Information Security Magazine to learn just what you're up against.
Posted: 12 Oct 2015 | Published: 12 Oct 2015

SearchSecurity.com
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PHISHING DEFINITION (continued): …  the kit is used for half of all phishing attempts. The Rock Phish toolkit first surfaced in the hacking community in 2004. Rock Phish is known for pioneering the use of image spam. It has also proven particularly adept at evading the adaptive security measures taken by networking professionals, earning the group grudging respect for their ability to stay on the cutting edge of technology -- and out of the hands of law enforcement. Gartner, the information technology research and advisory firm, has described Rock Phish as the "Keyser Söze" of the phishing world, a reference to the … 
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