LinkedIn Phishing Scams Most Clicked With a 47% Open Rate in Q3 2020

According to data presented by the Atlas VPN team, emails impersonating LinkedIn were the most clicked on social media phishing attacks, with a 47% open rate in the third quarter of this year. The numbers are based on research by KnowBe4, which examined tens of thousands of email subject lines from simulated phishing tests in Q3 2020 based on real phishing attack data. Marketing Technology News: Zoho Announces Partnership With Tata Consultancy Services Phishing is a type of social engineering attack used by…

INKY Enhances Next-Gen Email Phishing Protection Solution with Account Takeover Protection

Anti-Phishing Pioneer Uses Stylometry and Social Graphing Techniques to Prevent Account Takeover INKY Technology Corporation, a pioneer in next-gen email phishing protection, today announced the addition of Account Takeover (ATO) Protection to the company's INKY Phish Fence Platform. Email is an inherently trusted means of communicating for business, if cybercriminals compromise just one email account, they can gain trusted access to an organization's whole network. INKY is the only vendor in the cybersecurity industry…

Valimail Announces Selection by ASG for Anti-Phishing and BEC Protection

Leading Australian IT services company chooses Valimail, the world’s leading DMARC provider, to protect its domains against phishing Valimail, the global leader in zero-trust email security solutions to stop phishing and business email compromise (BEC), announced that it has been selected by ASG Group as a trusted partner to provide DMARC automation and enforcement services. ASG Group, Australia’s genuine alternative to the global digital transformation players, considered multiple solutions to solve its email phishing…

IRONSCALES Expands Threat Assessment Capabilities; Launches Email Security’s First Phishing Emulator

Security teams can automatically test current anti-phishing defenses against real and trending phishing attacks, in just minutes, with new self-service technology from IRONSCALES IRONSCALES, the pioneer of self-learning email security, today announced another industry’s first with Phishing Emulator. Available to both current and prospective customers, this fully automated solution enables security professionals to evaluate their organization’s email security defenses by relaunching real-world, unmodified phishing attacks…

5 ways to Protect Your Business from COVID-19 Phishing SCAMS

Email security expert presents tips to combat COVID-19 phishing scams, including multi-layered security, employee training and access management--in a new article from Messaging Architects Messaging Architects, an eMazzanti Technologies Company and email security consultant, presents tips to protect against numerous COVID-19 phishing scams that have appeared during the pandemic in a new article on the Messaging Architects website. The informative article presents five ways to combat the attacks, including multi-layered…

Syniverse and RealNetworks Collaboration Brings Kontxt-Based Machine Learning Analytics to Block Spam and Phishing Text Messages

The First End-to-End Messaging Visibility Platform Allows Mobile Operators and Internet Service Providers to Identify, Analyze and Prioritize Messages Syniverse and RealNetworks have announced they have incorporated sophisticated machine learning (ML) features into their integrated offering that gives carriers visibility and control over mobile messaging traffic. By integrating RealNetworks’ Kontxt™ application-to-person (A2P) message categorization capabilities into Syniverse Messaging Clarity, mobile network operators…

Gone Phishing? Hackers Don’t Take Time off for Summer

With the summer months in full swing, people are taking time off to travel and relax. However, don't let your guard down against a number of common phishing scams that will look to lure unsuspecting victims. While folks around the world continue to take time away from work and school, hackers remain in session full time. In fact, they take advantage of our vulnerabilities, leisure plans and the fact that we spend more time on-the-go, forging specific messages and techniques to target us when we least expect it. The…

CybeReady Commended by Frost & Sullivan for Boosting Organisations’ Resilience to Phishing Attacks

Cybeready Employs Autonomous Training to Deliver Personalised Simulations to Employees and Changes the Way They Respond to Phishing Attacks Based on its recent analysis of the European security awareness training market, Frost & Sullivan recognises CybeReady with the 2019 European Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award. Its data science driven approach to cyber awareness training improves employees' resilience by an average of 5x, and decreases the ratio of serial clickers by an average of 10x. Its…

Cofense Report Reveals Weaknesses in Secure Email Gateways, Illustrates Critical Role of Human Intelligence in Phishing Defense

2019 Phishing Threats and Malware Review Highlights the Latest Evolutions to Threat Actor Campaigns and Enhanced Capacity for Malware to Evade Perimeter Controls and Penetrate User Inboxes Cofense, the global leader in intelligent phishing defense solutions, released the findings of their report, "2019 Phishing Threats and Malware Review", which reveals key insights about how threat actors are evolving phishing campaigns, and provides direction to everyone from network defenders to CISO's on how to prepare for the…

Phishing of SaaS and Webmail Brands Surpasses Phishing Attacks on Payment Brands for the First Time

Use of HTTPS Protocol on Phishing Websites Reaches Record High According to the APWG’s new Q1 2019 Phishing Activity Trends Report, users of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and webmail services are being targeted with increasing frequency. The category became the biggest target in Q1, accounting for 36 percent of all phishing attacks, for the first time eclipsing the payment-services category which suffered 27 percent of attacks recorded in the quarter. “Phishers are interested in stealing logins to SaaS sites because they…

Cybercriminals Get Social; Facebook and Instagram Phishing Rose Dramatically in Q1 2019

Vade Secure's Q1 Phishers' Favorites Report Also Investigates the Increasingly Sophisticated Tactics Being Utilized by Cybercriminals Targeting Office 365 and Corporate Email Users Vade Secure, the global leader in predictive email defense, published the results of its Phishers' Favorites report for Q1 2019, which reveals that social media phishing, primarily Facebook and Instagram, saw the highest quarter-over-quarter growth of any industry with a 74.7 percent increase. While Facebook has been in the top 10 since the…

New Research Reveals that One Quarter of Phishing Emails Bypass Office 365 Security

Analysis of over 55.5 Million Emails by Enterprise Cloud-Native Security Firm Avanan Provides a Stark Picture of Threat Landscape Avanan, an enterprise cloud-native security firm, released its “Global Phish Report,” the product of extensive research at the SecureWorld Conference. The report analyzed 55.5 million emails sent to organizations using Microsoft Office 365 and Google G Suite. The study reveals that 25% of phishing emails bypass Office 365 security, using malicious links and attachments as the main vectors. Other…

INKY Releases 2018 Q4 Email Security Report, “Welcome to 2019: Phishing Gets Personal”

Anti-Phishing Start-Up Reveals VIP Impersonation, Sender Forgery and Corporate Email Spoofing Top the Charts INKY Technology Corporation, an email protection startup that leverages the power of unique computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI), announced the release of the company’s 2018 Q4 email security report, Welcome to 2019: Phishing Gets Personal. The holiday period is typically the peak time of year for online shopping, and with that comes higher rates of cyber-crime, especially phishing scams. This Q4 of…

AI-Fueled Anti-Phishing Start-Up Emerges from Stealth as Almost Half of Phishing Emails Pass Traditional Anti-Spam Filters

INKY Releases INKY Phish Fence to Protect Enterprises from Widespread Phishing, Spear Phishing and Extortion Attacks INKY, an email protection startup that leverages the power of unique computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI) is announcing the release of INKY Phish Fence, the company's flagship anti-phishing solution. INKY Phish Fence is equipped with anomaly detection algorithms to identify and block brand forgery emails, spear phishing attempts and extortion attacks, while also alerting employees with helpful…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from MindTickle (Sales Enablement), LinkedIn (Privacy and Regulations), Hootsuite (Social Media Marketing), and Medallia (Customer experience). MindTickle Announces $100 Million Funding MindTickle, the leader in Sales Readiness technology, announced that it has raised $100 million in a combination of equity and debt financing, led by Softbank Vision Fund 2 to prepare customer-facing…

TA Digital’s “D2C in the New Normal” Solution Awarded Adobe Accredited Partner Solution Badge

Global digital transformation agency TA Digital announced that its "Direct-to-Consumer in the New Normal" solution, built on their multi-solution TA Digital Ascent, is now an Adobe Accredited Partner Solution. With this certification, "Direct-to-Consumer in the New Normal" is now badged as market-tested and Adobe verified. "Direct-to-Consumer in the New Normal" is an innovative solution focused on helping organizations design intuitive shopping experiences by leveraging Adobe Experience Cloud applications including…

Study: Confusion About ABM May Hinder Adoption

RollWorks, a division of NextRoll, announced the results of a brand new survey on topics including COVID-19's lingering effects on B2B marketers and sales professionals, as well as the state of Account-Based Marketing (ABM). The survey reveals that half of the respondents have experienced pandemic-driven burnout and are feeling challenged to generate captivating campaigns. Meanwhile, B2B marketers are increasingly looking to ABM to drive efficiencies in generating pipeline. And yet, more than 60% of those polled said that…

Study: Key Challenges for Digital Publishers

DoubleVerify (“DV”), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data, and analytics, announced the results of a new study examining publisher challenges amid COVID-19. For the study, DV’s Publisher Division commissioned a survey of 300 executives in the digital media sector, including digital publishers and supply-side platforms. The survey was conducted online from September 11-18, 2020. Nearly Half Struggle With Billing Management, Delaying Payments As a result of the coronavirus pandemic impacting…

Creatio Introduces New Solutions on Creatio Marketplace

Creatio, a global software company that provides a leading low-code platform for process management and CRM, is happy to share the list of seven new solutions recently added to the Creatio Marketplace. They will help you boost productivity in the workplace and integrate Creatio with popular systems. Marketing Technology News: Infobip to Acquire OpenMarket, Creating a Leading Cloud Communications Player With Unparalleled Global Reach Solutions to Automate Operations: Outlook Add-on for Creatio Advanced add-on for Outlook…