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Microsoft tops the list of Most Impersonated Brands in Q1 2021

According to the Brand Phishing Report for Q1 courtesy of Check Point, Microsoft holds the distinction for being the Most Imitated Brand in Q1 2021. For those not familiar, the report highlights the brands that are frequently imitated by criminals every quarter. The report has Microsoft on top, with 39% of phishing attempts related to the technology company. However, their numbers ...

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. As more data and digital communications are shared or stored on cloud servers, avenues for cyberattacks will only increas...

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. Early this week, security firm eSentire warned LinkedIn users of a new Spear Phishing at...

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. A new report by the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center found that the pandemic drove mi...