How to Protect Your Company from Ransomware

April 7, 2020 Protecting your company and remote workers from ransomware attacks has never been more important. With millions working remotely because of COVID-19, ransomware attacks are increasing every day. What is ransomware? It’s a form of malware that encrypts data or important files on your computer and holds them for ransom. After payment is made, […]

The Definitive Guide to Phishing

June 23, 2020 Did you know that 95% of all malware is delivered via email? And 32% of data breaches also involve phishing. Phishing is a growing threat to businesses and individuals globally. If you’re just learning about phishing, or trying to gather information to help you combat it in your organization, we’ve compiled a guide to get you […]

What is Spear Phishing?

June 30, 2020 In the last year, nearly 76% of businesses reported a phishing attack. Over 1.5 million new phishing sites are created every month. And phishing accounts for 90% of all data breaches. Phishing continues to be a growing concern for businesses and individuals that do any business online. Phishing, a social engineering attack typically delivered via email, impersonating […]

What is Whaling?

July 7, 2020 Whaling phishing is a targeted attack directed at high-level company employees, such as a CEO or CFO. Like other phishing attacks, the goal of whaling phishing is to impersonate a trusted person or brand and, by using social engineering tactics, trick the recipient into relaying sensitive information or transferring funds to the […]

Phishing Examples

August 4, 2020 Phishing, a type of social engineering, occurs when a third party attempts to obtain sensitive information via fraudulent electronic communication. Historically, this transpires through email or a text, but other communication apps can be used, such as WhatsApp, Instagram direct messages, and Facebook Messenger. Sensitive information can include usernames, passwords, credit card […]