Social Engineering Likely Cause of Yahoo! Hack

January 21st, 2020

The FBI believes that the massive Yahoo! breach started with either a social engineering or spear phishing attack on privileged users according to Ars Technica.

“Malcom Palmore, the FBI special agent in charge of the bureau’s Silicon Valley office, told Ars in an interview that the initial breach that led to the exposure of a half a billion Yahoo accounts likely started with the targeting of a ‘semi-privileged’ Yahoo employee and not top executives.

3 Lessons From the Facebook and Google Loss of $100M to a Spear Phishing Attack

January 21st, 2020

BBC reported recently that Facebook and Google separately wired over $100 million to a single hacker in Lithuania. While these are global corporate giants, there are lessons for everyone about cybersecurity in 2017.

A lone hacker can cause a big financial loss
No matter how sophisticated your cybersecurity defense, you are at risk
Spear phishing and social engineering bypass network and endpoint security

Cyber Criminals Posing as a Supplier
Facebook and Google really aren’t that special in falling for this type of scam.

Infographic: Is Your Business Safe From Hackers In 2017

January 21st, 2020

A new infographic from Crozdesk illustrates the negative impact a cyber security attack can have on a business. Cyber attacks are becoming more sophisticated and more frequent making companies even more vulnerable. And the consequences are becoming more severe.

Graphus outperforms Microsoft ATP for a large global enterprise

January 21st, 2020

Graphus®  is used by organizations of all sizes and various industries. Many of our customers that use Microsoft Office 365 also have implemented Microsoft’s Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) with the goal of protecting their organization from sophisticated cyber attacks.