Tag Archives: Phishing

Threat Report – Emotet 2.0

For several years bad actors have been using Emotet malware and its variants in large scale phishing attacks.  These attacks are meant to compromise business email accounts and then allow them to deliver a payload of ransomware.  Some recent updates from Microsoft have made those attacks less effective, so the hackers have had to pivot. […]

Top 5 Phishing Threats You Need to Know About for 2022

Phishing Scam

Moving into 2022, cybersecurity is a hot topic. With hacking and data breaches on the rise, it is more important than ever for individuals and businesses to protect their digital information. You may think phishing is a hacking tool of the past, but hackers and cybercriminals still use phishing and social engineering to steal personal […]

How to Spot a Phishing Email and What to Do in Case of an Attack

Phishing is one of the oldest tricks in the scammer’s book and it’s growing in popularity each year. According to Phishing Statistics published by Tessian, 75% of organizations faced some sort of phishing attack last year. A Verizon report says that 96% of phishing attacks are conducted through email. With most companies rushing towards a […]

Beware of Fake Corona Virus Phishing Attack Email

Beware of Fake Corona Virus Phishing Attack Email Bad actors are now using the global threat of corona virus and associated panic to steal information and infect targets with ransomware. They are doing this by sending phishing emails that appear to be from the World Health Organization and claim to have information about how to […]

Phishing Trends

Phishing Trends For those of you that follow our blog here at i.t.NOW we covered phishing just a few weeks back.  Our friends over at KnowBe4 recently released a new infographic that summarizes some of the recent trends they’ve been seeing.  Feel free to check out their original post here. Social Media Social media can […]

How to Spot a Phishing Attack

How to Spot a Phishing Attack

How to Spot a Phishing Attack I got phishing emails from 2 different folks that I’d never met today.  It made me more aware than ever of how real this threat is, and how a little education can go a long way in protecting our personal information and data.  Here are some quick tips to […]