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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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Understanding Phishing: Computer Vision
sponsored by Inky Technology
WHITE PAPER: View this guide to learn how INKY uses visual analysis to figure out important features of each incoming email and matches it with other information to ward off phishing attacks.
Posted: 30 Mar 2021 | Published: 30 Mar 2021

TOPICS:  Phishing
Inky Technology

Spear Phishing vol4: Impersonations are increasingly more common, sophisticated and targeted.
sponsored by Barracuda
WHITE PAPER: Spear phishing, alongside other impersonation attacks, are on the rise, and new tactics are making it more difficult to differentiate between an impersonation attempt and a genuine message. Read on to discover the top 3 spear phishing impersonation attacks to keep an eye on.
Posted: 23 Dec 2020 | Published: 23 Dec 2020

Barracuda

Data Security Predictions 2021
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: The pandemic of 2020 created unprecedented challenges for IT security teams and initiatives. This 23-page report provides a closer look at how the Coronavirus has shaped cybersecurity and explores key data security predictions for 2021. Read on to get started.
Posted: 07 Dec 2020 | Published: 07 Dec 2020

Splunk

Stimulus Phishing Report: The Newest Wave of Pandemic Phish Are Attacking Without Conscience
sponsored by Inky Technology
WHITE PAPER: Phishing attacks have always been one of the most prominent and pervasive cyberthreats facing organizations – but the 2020 pandemic gave rise to a new wave of phishing tactics and entry points. Read this report for a closer analysis (with examples) of the phishing tactics facing today’s inboxes.
Posted: 02 Dec 2020 | Published: 02 Dec 2020

Inky Technology

Are your remote workers sitting ducks?
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: COVID-19 has resulted in working from home becoming common practice– and it could stay that way for the foreseeable future. But are remote workers sitting ducks for cyberattacks? A new Mimecast-iTnews survey of Australian organisations suggests that many are just that. Download this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 07 Oct 2020 | Published: 07 Oct 2020

Mimecast

Exploiting a Pandemic Coronavirus Stimulus Package Economic Impact Payments
sponsored by Inky Technology
WHITE PAPER: COVID-19 has introduced a flurry of phishing scams related to the virus, and millions of people have become victims as a result. But perhaps the most convincing of these attacks are the ones purporting to be from the US Federal Reserve offering to provide financial assistance. Read this white paper to see examples of these convincing emails.
Posted: 07 Oct 2020 | Published: 07 Oct 2020

Inky Technology

All together now
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: 2020 has been a disastrous and disruptive year for organizations and their security programs. Upticks in cyberattacks – like malware – have led to significant and costly breaches. Read this white paper to learn more about the effects of 2020 and how IT and security teams can collaborate to drive operational resilience against today’s threats.
Posted: 07 Oct 2020 | Published: 07 Oct 2020

ServiceNow

Invisible Characters
sponsored by Inky Technology
WHITE PAPER: Similar to hidden text and zero font, invisible characters is a phishing tactic designed to obscure text in order to bypass secure email gateways (SEGs). Read this edition of Understanding Phishing for a full breakdown of invisible text – including real-world examples and best practices for stopping it.
Posted: 06 Oct 2020 | Published: 06 Oct 2020

Inky Technology

CEO Impersonation
sponsored by Inky Technology
WHITE PAPER: Threat actors have realized that they can achieve at least a minimal rate of success by impersonating a company’s CEO or other high-level official in an email to an employee lower down in the organization. They will typically request money via wire transfer, but it does not stop there. Read this white paper to see some examples.
Posted: 02 Oct 2020 | Published: 02 Oct 2020

Inky Technology

Exploiting a Pandemic Coronaphish COVID-19 Phishing Scams
sponsored by Inky Technology
WHITE PAPER: Phishing scams are constantly evolving, seeking out more effective ways to bypass security measures and trick recipients. In this edition of Understanding Phishing, explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed phishing campaigns by dissecting a few real-world examples.
Posted: 01 Oct 2020 | Published: 01 Oct 2020

Inky Technology

Understanding Phishing: Text Direction Deception!
sponsored by Inky Technology
WHITE PAPER: Phishing scams continue to evolve, and attackers apply an ever-growing bag of tricks to fool recipients as well as email protection tools. In this edition of Understanding Phishing, the cybersecurity experts at INKY dissect a recently uncovered tactic which uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to bypass security protocols by mixing scripts.
Posted: 30 Sep 2020 | Published: 30 Sep 2020

Inky Technology

Insights into attacker activity in compromised email accounts
sponsored by Barracuda
WHITE PAPER: Spear phishing and email account takeovers are proving to be a lucrative and accessible opportunity for cybercriminals – and attack methods are only growing more sophisticated. This report provides an overview of today’s top email security threats and offers defensive best practices for protecting your inboxes.
Posted: 12 Aug 2020 | Published: 31 Jul 2020

Barracuda

The Definitive Email Security Strategy Guide: A People-Centric Approach to Stopping Malware, Phishing, and Email Fraud
sponsored by Proofpoint
WHITE PAPER: With 94% of external cyber threats start with email, organizations need to ensure that their email security strategy can keep pace with this growing threat landscape. This white paper explores a new, people-centric approach to email security and provides you with a comprehensive guide for implementing this approach (including a checklist).
Posted: 05 Jun 2020 | Published: 05 Jun 2020

Proofpoint

Spear Phishing vol3: Top Threats and Trends: Defending against business email compromise attacks
sponsored by Barracuda
WHITE PAPER: Business email compromise (BEC) is an emerging cybersecurity threat that targets user inboxes. While BEC makes up just 7% of spear-phishing attacks, it’s responsible for over $26 billion in losses in the last four years. In this report, explore the latest BEC tactics used by scammers and best practices for protecting your organization.
Posted: 18 May 2020 | Published: 30 Nov 2019

Barracuda

Detecting Malicious Domains Using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
sponsored by DomainTools
WHITE PAPER: As cybercriminals deploy more sophisticated attack methods to avoid detection, organizations need to ensure their security tactics can evolve at the pace of these threats. Download this white paper to take a closer look at how machine learning & AI can bolster your security by detecting malicious activity across various domains.
Posted: 03 Feb 2020 | Published: 03 Feb 2020

DomainTools

Agile software testing pioneer slams the door on C-level email attacks
sponsored by Barracuda
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Tricentis, an automated software testing company, was able to thwart spear-phishing and fraud attacks against senior staff.
Posted: 07 Jun 2019 | Published: 07 Jun 2019

Barracuda

Best Practices for Protecting Against Phishing, Ransomware and Email Fraud
sponsored by Barracuda
WHITE PAPER: Download this Osterman Research white paper to learn more about the growing success of cyber threats, the top incidents that are concerning decision makers, and 10 tactics for fending off these advanced attacks.
Posted: 28 May 2019 | Published: 30 Apr 2018

Barracuda

Employee Habits that Can Put Your Company at Risk
sponsored by Panda Security
WHITE PAPER: While maintaining secure devices and networks is critical to an organization's cybersecurity, it's not the only thing companies should focus on. When it comes to keeping an organization secure, employees are often the weakest link. Download this white paper to learn how employees are threatening your company and ways to prevent it.
Posted: 28 Jan 2019 | Published: 28 Jan 2019

Panda Security

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

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

Malware Analysts Have the Tools to Defend Against Cyber-Attacks, But Challenges Remain
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores today's threat landscape, the role of malware and the threat of internal vulnerabilities.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

Threat Track Security

Phishing: The Latest Tactics And Potential Business Impacts
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide takes an in-depth look at phishing and how it has become an effective tactic for cybercriminals.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 14 May 2014

Symantec

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 defence-in-depth security system to prevent these attacks from compromising your networks.
Posted: 13 May 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Phishing and Web Security
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This brief whitepaper explores why businesses need to prepare for phishing 2.0 and why this new cybercrime is aiming its sights at your business.
Posted: 29 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Webroot

IBM X-Force 2013 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this detailed white paper, explore this year's report on the latest risks and security challenges organizations are facing today, and offers best practices to boost security fundamentals and policies to meet these advanced persistent threats (APTs).
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM
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