Verizon Says Phishing Still Drives 90% of Cybersecurity Breaches

January 21st, 2020

Verizon’s analysis of 1600 cybersecurity incidents and 800 breaches found that phishing was involved in 90% of successful attacks. Despite years of phishing awareness training, employees are still getting fooled. Verizon even included a section in this year’s Data Breaches Investigations Report (DBIR) called, “Attack the Humans.

Graphus hires Richard “Koz” Korzeniewski as VP, Partner & Channel Sales

June 27th, 2018

Reston, VA – June 27, 2018 – Graphus, a social engineering defense company that provides automated protection from social engineering threats such as phishing, spear phishing, business email scams, ransomware, and malware attacks for Office 365 and G Suite users, announced today that Richard “Koz” Korzeniewski is joining their team as Vice President, Partner & Channel Sales.

Ransomware Attacks & Cryptocurrencies a Match Made in Heaven

February 6th, 2018

The Rise in Ransomware
Ransomware is a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid.

Ransomware attacks have been on the rise and all signs point to it not slowing down anytime soon. According to Radware’s Global Application and Network Security Report, the number of companies that fell victim of ransomware and paid the ransom, increased by 40% from 2016. In 2018, executives don’t expect this to go away with 26% believing it will be the biggest threat to their business.

Targeted drive-by malware attacks & how to handle them

November 8th, 2017

Detecting and alerting messages that include malicious links (and attachments!) is nothing new for Graphus. Our product has been able to do this and auto-quarantine any emails carrying malware since it was released to the public.

Analyzing URLs and attachments in real-time and automatically removing threatening emails from the recipient(s) inbox has proven to be extremely valuable for our customers but attackers are constantly looking for ways to successfully circumvent the protections in place.

How the Dun & Bradstreet Hack Increases Small Business Spear Phishing Risk

May 2nd, 2017

Dun & Bradstreet was hacked. So what? Lots of businesses are hacked. Why should I care about yet another cybersecurity breach? Well, this one very likely involves you personally. SC Magazine reported that:

“A Dun & Bradstreet 52GB database containing about 33.6 million records with very specific details about each of the people involved from job title to email address has been exposed.