KnowBe4 Just Released A Massive Improvement Of Vishing Security Tests

We have just released a massive improvement of our Vishing (voice phishing) functionality. You now have the ability to use text to speech, upload your own custom audio, and create your...

Researchers discover next generation phishing kit

Researchers at Check Point and CyberInt, have discovered a new generation of phishing kit that is readily available on the Dark Web. The new kit, compiled and offered by a criminal...

Center for Orthopaedic Specialists notifies 85,000 patients of ransomware infection

Another indicator that a ransomware infection is seen as a HIPAA data breach and needs to be reported. The Center for...

Yahoo Pays $35 Million Penalty For The Hot Mess Of Their Massive Data Breach

This is the first time that a public company gets fined by regulators for failure to properly investigate their 2014 data...

CyberheistNews Vol 8 #17 New Large Email Security Gap Analysis Shows a Massive 15%...

First of all, here is a plus... your conference data was not stolen if you weren't there! RSA leaked all the attendees' personal details via unsecured public facing APIs...

Ransomware Attack Costs Dutch Builder 60,000 Euros

A ransomware infection has cost Dutch builder Almi Machinebouwers at least 60,000 euros. That is what director Frank Landhuis said in an interview with Sprout. Due to the infection, employees...

New Large Email Security Gap Analysis Shows a Massive 15% Failure Rate

We thought it was bad when we saw Cyren's recent analysis that 10.5% of bad emails made it through the filters.  It could even be worse than that. "Mimecast's latest ESRA (email...

Why human vulnerabilities are a higher cyber security risk than software flaws

Jonathan Greig at TechRepublic wrote an article based on recent Proofpoint research: "According to cybersecurity firm Proofpoint, the 'vast majority' of digital attacks aimed to exploit the "human factor" through...

Ransomware, Phishing, and Pretexting in the Annual Verizon Databreach Report

Did you know, 43% of breaches result from social engineering attacks? What's more, according to a recent Verizon investigation, phishing emails account for 98% of all social engineering related incidents...

Britain braces for Russian cyber warfare targeting transport links, water supplies, hospitals and airports

The UK Mirror reported that Britain is braced for a wave of crippling cyber attacks in Russian retaliation for the Syrian missile strikes. Here is an excerpt: "Vital transport links, water...

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