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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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Hacking the Smartphone: A Business Email Compromise in Action
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to view a live demonstration of a business email compromise or "whaling" attack in action, to help yourself better understand what you're up against. Then, find out what damages these attacks can cause, the probability of your organization being hit, and more.
Posted: 13 Oct 2017 | Premiered: May 30, 2017

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

The Human Factor 2017
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
VIDEO: 90% of clicks on malicious URLs occur within 24 hours after they're delivered. Key into this webcast to get a closer look at when users are most likely to click into malicious URLs, which industry's users click the most, and what types of attacks have the most clicks.
Posted: 06 Oct 2017 | Premiered: 06 Oct 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

Your Security Sandbox Won't Catch it all: The Phishing Problem
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WEBCAST: Take a look at this webcast to uncover different types of email threats through various applications and what your organization can do to reduce your vulnerabilities against malware.
Posted: 04 Oct 2017 | Premiered: Oct 4, 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

Sophos Phish Threat
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Look at this white paper to learn how to automate defense education for your users with routine campaigns, training, follow-up and reporting.
Posted: 03 Oct 2017 | Published: 03 Oct 2017

Sophos, Inc.

The Dangers of Phishing: Help Employees Avoid the Lure of Cybercrime
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: According to Kaspersky Labs, 48% of all phishing attacks were focused on gleaning users' financial data. This white paper reveals how to identify a phishing attack and how to protect your business from being targeted by phishing attacks.
Posted: 22 Sep 2017 | Published: 22 Sep 2017

Kaspersky Lab

Business Perception of IT Security: In the Face of an Inevitable Compromise
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: Companies unanimously state that cyber threats are highly damaging and that cybersecurity is one of the top requirements for business to stay afloat. Take an in-depth look at this security risk report to reveal where enterprises are seeing the most security attacks.
Posted: 21 Sep 2017 | Published: 21 Sep 2017

Kaspersky Lab

How to Stop your Microsoft Office 365 users from getting hooked by Credential Phishing
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
RESOURCE: Credential phishing is targeting Microsoft Office 365 users more than ever before. Check out this resource to discover how to protect your email account.
Posted: 18 Aug 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

The Human Factor in Security
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Through email, attackers trick people into installing malware, handing over their credentials, disclosing sensitive information and transferring funds. Read this white paper to uncover strategies that can detect and block phishing messages prior to reaching targets.
Posted: 17 Aug 2017 | Published: 17 Aug 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

Protecting Sensitive Corporate Data Against the Full Spectrum of Mobile Risk
sponsored by Lookout
WEBCAST: Download this webcast to discover a full EMM platform that will protect sensitive corporate data against the full spectrum of mobile risks, from software vulnerabilities to behavior and configuration threats.
Posted: 26 Jun 2017 | Premiered: Jun 6, 2017

Lookout

Why Businesses Need a More Enlightened Approach to Phishing Attacks
sponsored by PhishMe
EGUIDE: Discover why your enterprise needs to take phishing seriously, 6 tactics these types of attacks utilize, how to teach your employees to recognize phishing, and security measures to take after an employee clicks on a malicious link.
Posted: 19 Jun 2017 | Published: 14 Jun 2017

PhishMe

Your Guide to Mitigating Phishing Attacks
sponsored by PhishMe
WHITE PAPER: As one of the most persistent types of attacks, spear-phishing cannot be ignored. Discover the importance of implementing an incident response program that directly tackles phishing attacks.
Posted: 15 Jun 2017 | Published: 15 Jun 2017

PhishMe

Data Breaches and the Great Security Disconnect
sponsored by PhishMe
RESOURCE: Access this infographic now to learn how to bolster your existing security measures with tools that address growing cyberthreats and empower your employees to be part of the solution.
Posted: 13 Jun 2017 | Published: 12 Jun 2017

PhishMe

Computer Weekly – 13 June 2017: Tips for buying hyper-converged systems
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the growing market for hyper-converged infrastructure, and assess the options available. We ask mature users of the cloud what's next for their migration to off-premise systems. And we analyse how retail supply chains are developing to keep up with online and mobile shopping trends.
Posted: 12 Jun 2017 | Published: 13 Jun 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Beware the Beastly Threats of IT security
sponsored by Lenovo
WHITE PAPER: It's essential that IT professionals have the right tools to build safeguards against them as battling threats is more critical for organizations than ever— in dollars and in brand reputation. This eBook explores 6 beastly threats scratching at the perimeter of your company's computers and IT networks, and where these threats are trending.
Posted: 01 May 2017 | Published: 01 May 2017

Lenovo

The state of email trust in 2014
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: Email security improved in 2014 but most companies still haven't done enough to protect their customers from phishing attacks, this study from Agari reveals.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 26 Feb 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Sharing knowledge to tackle online banking fraud
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series argues that an information sharing service between national banking systems and law enforcement agencies could counteract online fraud.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Security Products for Protection: Endpoint and Anti-Malware
sponsored by Carbon Black
EGUIDE: Picking a security platform can be difficult. Inside this e-guide, expert Ed Tittel explores strategies and criteria to ensure you are picking the most successful security platform for your company.
Posted: 22 Aug 2017 | Published: 21 Aug 2017

Carbon Black

5 Ways to Prevent a Ransomware Infection through Network Security
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Even though ransomware attacks are becoming more creative, getting back to the basics of network security could be the key to preventing future infections. In this e-guide, we explore 5 key steps for preventing ransomware attacks.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 03 Oct 2016

IBM

How Global Threat Intelligence Fits into a Security Strategy
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Before considering global threat intelligence services, there are some critical dangers that you may need to address closer to home. In this e-guide, Rob Shapland shares his advice on how simple tools like staff training and awareness can help prevent breaches from phishing attacks and more.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 03 Oct 2016

IBM

Moving Beyond Ad Hoc Mobile Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Is security the missing piece in your enterprise mobile strategy? In this issue of Information Security, we ask CISOs and other security experts about the uncertain path from basic protections to threat management and mature mobile security.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

SearchSecurity.com

"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

Keep Your Customers Safe from Phishing
sponsored by Symantec Website Security Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper presents one possible solution to the problem of phishing and helps you ensure the safety of your customers' data.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Symantec Website Security Solutions

The Bot Threat
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, get vital information about the malicious bot, also known as botnets when in large forces, and explore 4 key features that will help you build a defense-in-depth security system to prevent these attacks from compromising your networks.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Internet Trust Marks: Building Confidence and Profit Online
sponsored by Symantec Website Security Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how recent trends in Internet trust marks can help restore confidence in online shopping, and as concluded by at least one recent study, even induce those who do shop to spend more.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Website Security Solutions

What Can You Do Differently to Guard Against Threats from Rapidly Evolving Mobile Malware?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Mobile security is about more than the device: It's also about protecting apps on the device. Learn how IBM can help.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM
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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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