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Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) - 2021

The 2021 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) provides valuable information on the threats facing organizations today. The DBIR is produced by Verizon with a collaboration of many security entities. The following is a summary of finding that relate to the human element of security.

Apr 23, 2021
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Crafting a Solid Security Awareness Training Program

As the world continues to deal with COVID-19 remote work has exploded to become a new normal for many industries. This new normal presents exciting possibilities for workers yet exposes them to critical security gaps as employees let their guards down when working remotely.

Apr 19, 2021
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Spear Phishing Attacks are moving to LinkedIn

With a COVID-influenced economy, job hunting has become very difficult, and as a result, more and more people are using LinkedIn as a tool to look for remote jobs or local jobs online. However, things might have become more dangerous because these job offers are now the target of cyber criminals.

Apr 08, 2021
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Who Trains the Teacher on Phishing?

According to the IBM X-Force Report, phishing remains one of the leading causes of data breaches outside of ransomware. K–12 education systems are not immune to this reality since elementary and secondary school networks contended with a record number of cybersecurity incidents during 2020.

Apr 02, 2021
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PhishingBox Trust Center Now Available

PhishingBox knows that vendor due diligence is critical in selecting a service provider. As such, PhishingBox has developed the Trust Center to outline its key security and compliance

Mar 18, 2021
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New & Updated Phishing Email Templates

Over the past few weeks, we have been overhauling our phishing email template library. We've sorted through the library and organized our templates based on attack type and difficulty.

Mar 15, 2021
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Local Election Officials Targeted with Suspicious Email

A report in the Wall Street Journal on October 26th described incidences of election officials within the U.S. at the local level being sent suspicious emails which appear to be purposefully targeting them due to their position within their states.

Oct 27, 2020
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CenturyLink Outage Affecting 3.5% of the Internet

n Sunday August 30th, 2020 CenturyLink suffered a major outage which affected numerous internet companies including Amazon, Twitter, Microsoft via Xbox Live, EA, Blizzard, Steam, Discord, Reddit, Hulu, NameCheap, OpenDNS, and many others including PhishingBox.

Sep 02, 2020
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New Experiment in Google Chrome to Fight Back Against Phishing Websites

The developers behind the Google Chrome browser have announced in a blog post that they will begin testing a new way to help defend against the increasing threat of phishing attacks.

Aug 21, 2020