phishing

March 6, 2018

THREAT RESEARCH

Gozi ISFB Remains Active in 2018, Leverages “Dark Cloud” Botnet For Distribution

Gozi ISFB is a well-known and widely distributed banking trojan, and has been in the threat landscape for the past several years. Banking trojans are a widely distributed type of...

October 12, 2017

HEALTHCARE

Why cybersecurity in the workplace is everyone’s business

“If Microsoft calls and asks you for your password…it’s not real, ” said Steve LeBlond, VP of Technology and CTO of Ochsner Health System, while speaking at our Digital Health Summit on October 3. “We [Information Technology] will never ask you to log us in.” Steve was talking about phishing attacks, one of the biggest […]

October 10, 2017

SECURITY

Phish? Everyone’s on the hook.

There’s no doubt that general awareness for cybersecurity has been on the rise in recent years. The importance of using strong passwords, for example, is now common knowledge. But one...

July 13, 2017

SECURITY

Are You The Lucky One? Sometimes Luck Can Bring You Malware

For more than two decades, malicious actors have been evolving their Phishing techniques to effectively achieve their goals. From poorly crafted scams to extremely well crafted documents, Phishing attacks keep being a very effective...

May 3, 2017

THREAT RESEARCH

Gmail Worm Requiring You To Give It A Push And Apparently You All Are Really Helpful

This post authored Sean Baird and Nick Biasini Attackers are always looking for creative ways to send large amount of spam to victims. A short-lived, but widespread Google Drive themed phishing campaign has affected a large number of users across a variety of verticals. This campaign would be bcc’d to a target while being sent […]

October 6, 2016

SECURITY

Phishing for Threat Intelligence: Using Your Spam Quarantine for the Greater Good

Cisco’s OpenDNS enables phishing awareness by helping organizations learn about commonly identifiable tactics used by scammers.

How to Build a Retail Culture of Security

Hello! My name is Teresa Devine, and I am a business transformation advisor here at Cisco. I help large enterprises in retail and hospitality define and execute digital transformation strategies. A key area of interest of mine is security: As a former Fortune 500 CIO and acting CISO, I understand the demands and complexities that […]

May 10, 2016

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Hackers Are Challenging Banks Every Day

$81 million is what was stolen, undetected, out of a Bangladesh Bank account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Unbelievable how the malware modified the SWIFT software and bypassed validity checks. This Bangladesh Bank breach highlights the wide range and new, creative ways hackers are innovating. And the challenges in protecting the financial […]