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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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The Importance of Proactive Risk Management in Email Security
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5 Ways to Prevent a Ransomware Infection through Network Security
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How Global Threat Intelligence Fits into a Security Strategy
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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.
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Advanced Security Platform for Office 365
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Top 5 Social Media Scams of 2016
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VIDEO: This video takes a look at the top 5 social media scams you can encounter today. Discover what methods scammers are using in 2016, including bogus surveys, fake subscription sign-ups and imposter social media accounts.
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Protect Your Organization from Online Phishing
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WEBCAST: Protect your organization from illegitimate emails with this short, interactive resource. Through real world examples and quizzes throughout, learn how to spot phishing scams and enable your employees to do the same.
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Why Today's Phishing Attacks are Harder to Detect
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WHITE PAPER: Discover how to best protect your email gateway from phishing attacks and keep important information from being shared or exposed. Get clear visibility into all email using search and reporting capabilities to prioritize security incidents.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

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Security Teams Must Empower Employees to Prevent Phishing Attacks
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WHITE PAPER: This informational report from Forrester addresses where security awareness is falling short and how you can revamp your security awareness programs to empower employees to protect themselves and your organization from phishing attacks. Learn how to help users protect themselves and your enterprise from these cybercrimes.
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Moving Beyond Ad Hoc Mobile Security
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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.
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How Phishing Attacks Work: Trends and Tactics
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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.
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How to Recognize and Stop Impostor Emails
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WHITE PAPER: This infographic reveals the facts about imposter emails based on recent research. Access now to learn what to look for in a phishing scheme and how to mitigate the threat.
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Spearphishing Survival Guide: How to Stop Advanced Email Attacks
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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.
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Is Your Network Security Limited to Defending Yesterday's Threats?
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The Perils of Phishing: How Cybercriminals Are Targeting Your Weakest Link
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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.
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The state of email trust in 2014
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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.
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Human Vulnerabilities in Our Current Threat Landscape
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper enables you to educate your employees on security best practices and current human vulnerabilities, helping you to ensure that you're not a part of the many organizations that are breached.
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Sharing knowledge to tackle online banking fraud
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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.
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"Hacking as a Service," and Other Emerging Threats
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Keep Your Customers Safe from Phishing
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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

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The Bot Threat
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Internet Trust Marks: Building Confidence and Profit Online
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WHITE PAPER: Mobile security is about more than the device: It's also about protecting apps on the device. Learn how IBM can help.
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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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