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DEFINITION: Pretexting is a form of social engineering in which an individual lies about his identity or purpose to obtain privileged data about another individual. A pretexter may then use this data to engage in identity theft or corporate espionage. Pretexting may be employed by telephone or email, through customer service instant messaging or a company Web site. A pretexter may use a variety of strategies  … 

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Coronavirus Credential Phishing
sponsored by Armorblox
WHITE PAPER: As the spread of the Coronavirus continues to create a sense of uncertainty, cyberattackers have been pushing their efforts to capitalize on people’s doubts and fears. In this white paper, dissect an example of a credential phishing attack: what theses attacks consist of, why it got through & how it was detected.
Posted: 13 Apr 2020 | Published: 13 Apr 2020

Armorblox

How to Conquer Phishing? Beat the Clock
sponsored by Ironscales
WHITE PAPER: Reducing the risk of phishing attacks is a race against time – defenders must respond before their own users are to open emails and click on malicious links. In fact, Aberdeen’s research show that defenders have a median of 134 seconds to respond. Continue to uncover the remaining key data points related to this phishing attacks research.
Posted: 13 Jan 2020 | Published: 30 Sep 2018

Ironscales

Boosting Cybersecurity Immunity: Confronting Risks in Today’s Work-From-Home world
sponsored by Capgemini
WHITE PAPER: The spread of COVID-19 has led to a massive and dramatic shift towards working from home and a major increase in email attacks. Learn how you can address the heightened cybersecurity risks that come with the shift towards remote workers and mobile devices.
Posted: 09 Apr 2020 | Published: 09 Apr 2020

Capgemini

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

Global Threat Research Report: Russia
sponsored by VeriSign, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This report takes an in-depth look at the security threat the Russian Business Network (RBN) is to North American-based enterprise businesses. Learn more about their current infrastructure, its corruption, and the impact the RBN has on business today.
Posted: 16 Nov 2007 | Published: 10 Jan 2007

VeriSign, Inc

Online Dating: Keeping Your Members Safe from Online Scams and Predators
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you understand what new and innovative techniques can be used to protect the reputation of your business, keep your members in a safe and trusted environment, while keeping the fraudsters out. Device fingerprinting helps identify the bad guys so sites can eliminate their accounts from the network once and for all.
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Jun 2009

iovation, Inc.

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the latest information about today's top security vulnerabilities and threats – from targeted attacks and exploits to spam and phishing – to help you keep your organization safe. View now to learn more!
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Symantec Corporation

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

The Trouble Heading for Your Business 2013
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: This resource details the current state of targeted attacks and explores why putting an effective defensive strategy in place is so critical. View now to uncover the effects of these potentially disastrous attacks and what you can do to stay protected.
Posted: 16 Apr 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Trend Micro

Phishing 2.0 - Why Phishing is back as the No.1 threat, and how Web Security can protect your company
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This resource takes an inside look at the new dangers posed by phishing 2.0 attacks. Read on to find an overview of the structure of these threats, learn about web security and anti-phishing capabilities your organization needs, and much more.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Webroot
 

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