Tag Archives: phishing

Email Phishing Scams Are More Sophisticated & Prevalent Than Ever

According to Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report, 92.4% of malware is delivered by email. Up until now, phishing emails have been easy to spot because they come from suspicious email addresses and include poor grammar and formatting – when you think of a phishing scam, you probably picture one of those poorly worded emails […]

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Stop Email Threats with Barracuda Essentials for Office 365

In the modern world, the likelihood of data breaches and security threats is ever-increasing. Email, in particular, is the leading threat vector for ransomware, phishing, data theft and other attacks. Unfortunately, most businesses simply don’t have the time or the resources to come up with solutions to address these threats – as a result, they […]

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Phishing, Spear-Phishing and Whaling – What’s the Difference?

Gone are the days of the benign Nigerian prince sending poorly worded emails promising you untold millions. Cyber attackers have amped up their approach to malicious emails, combining highly personalized approaches with expertly designed corporate email spoofs. These emails are known as ‘Whaling’ and are the close, more sinister cousin of ‘Spear Phishing’. They’re now […]

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