Real-world spear phishing cautionary tales

October 14th, 2020

Imagine your bank telling you that your online account was hacked and that you had to reset your access credentials. You click on the link provided in the email, and it leads you to a spoofed password reset page. Without checking if the email actually came from your bank, you go ahead and enter your current credentials to reset your password.

US SMBs need to know these email security statistics and facts

October 8th, 2020

Most likely due to their sharp focus in making their small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) grow, business owners and managers are likely to view email only as a communication tool. That is, they tend to not think about the dangers of using email — or if they do, they just shrug these off as the problems of much larger corporations.

4 Reasons why your business needs email security

September 29th, 2020

Email is one of the most popular channels for business communications, but it’s also a favorite target for cybercriminals. Inadequately secured accounts give malicious parties an open door into a wealth of sensitive data and mission-critical systems, even if your employees aren’t in the habit of sending highly confidential information via email.

5 Costly phishing attacks in recent history

September 23rd, 2020

Phishing scams have been around for quite a while now, but they continue to be among the most successful cyberattack methods. Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report reveals that phishing is the “threat action variety” most likely to cause a breach.

10 Common phishing emails to watch out for

September 2nd, 2020

Previously, we talked about phishing and its four common types: spear phishing, whaling, clone/deceptive phishing, and CEO fraud. In this blog, we’ll tackle 10 phishing emails that cybercriminals commonly use to trick users. While SMS, voice calls, and websites can also be used for phishing, we’ll focus on email since 96% of phishing attacks arrive by email.

Kaseya Boosts IT Complete Security Suite with Acquisition of Graphus, Industry-Leading Automated Phishing Defense Platform

August 24th, 2020

Latest acquisition advances Kaseya’s IT Complete platform of tightly integrated, best-in-class, cost-effective, IT infrastructure and security management solutions for MSPs and SMBs

New York and Miami — August 24, 2020 — Kaseya®, the leading provider of IT infrastructure and security management solutions for managed service providers (MSPs) and small to medium sized businesses (SMBs), today expanded the capabilities of its award-winning IT Complete platform by acquiring and integrating Graphus®, a powerful automated phishing defense platform.

How will spam filters benefit my business?

August 17th, 2020

Before we can answer this question, we must first understand why spam emails are bad for businesses in the first place. Spam is unsolicited or unwanted electronic messaging (usually in the form of email advertisements) that is blasted to lots of people.

3 Effective ways to prevent account takeover attacks

July 23rd, 2020

Year after year, the number of reported data breaches keeps soaring. In fact, 8.4 billion records were exposed in the first quarter of 2020 alone, which is a 273% jump from the 4.1 billion records exposed in the first half of 2019. However, despite these alarming statistics, many users continue to have poor cyber hygiene habits, such as reusing passwords across multiple accounts.

Tips for dealing with COVID-19-themed phishing attacks

July 15th, 2020

Even before coronavirus infections spiked again across Virginia in early July and threatened to overwhelm healthcare institutions, another menace — COVID-19-themed phishing — was attacking the industry, albeit from another angle: their trustworthiness.

3 Ways to stop business email compromise

July 1st, 2020

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reported that in 2019, business email compromise (BEC) scams accounted for $1.7 billion or half the total cybercrime losses for that year.

The FBI also received 23,775 BEC scam complaints — an average of $75,000 per complaint.

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