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Infographic: How to Spot a Phishy Email

Have you ever gotten an email that just didn’t seem right? An email that was worded oddly, had misspellings, or was threatening? Chances are you have, and chances are that was a phishing attempt. In 2016, 1 in 14 users “took the bait” and clicked on a link or opened an attachment in a phishy… Read more »

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5 Signs You Just Got a Phishing Email

“I don’t know why you unethical f–kers think you can get away with this.” Pretty shocking, right? That was one of the more memorable phishing email subject lines my colleagues recently spotted in their work inbox. This particular attempt went on to ask why the sender wouldn’t pay an “invoice” attached to the email. Our… Read more »

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The Google Docs Phishing Scam: A Win for Security Awareness

Originally published on the Tripwire Security Awareness blog. Even if you weren’t aware of it, you likely contributed to the security awareness of the global Internet community during the first week of May. By now you’ve undoubtedly heard of the phishing scam using a phony Google Docs third-party extension. Across all sectors of social media,… Read more »

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Video: Stay Safe from Spear Phishing

Have you ever received an email with legitimate and specific personal or company information, but it just felt out of place? If you have, this means you and other employees at your organization have likely experienced a spear phishing attack. Are you confident your employees know what to do next? With spear phishing attacks increasing… Read more »

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How to Get the Most Out of Simulated Phishing Campaigns

Someday, maybe on a day just like today, your employees will get a phishing email. The sheer number of such emails zipping around cyberspace guarantees this. Analysts from the Anti-Phishing Working Group recorded more than 1.2 million phishing attacks in all of 2016. That’s an increase of 56% from the year before, and the most… Read more »

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On-Demand Webinar: Phishing Simulation Best Practices

Too often simulated phishing campaigns are rooted in a “gotcha!” attitude. Phishing is a great way to test your employees’ knowledge – but it must be part of a holistic awareness program in order for them to learn from it. Otherwise, your “teachable moment” goes to waste! Learn how to turn your simulated phishing campaign… Read more »

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Video: Tis the Season…For Phishing!

Phishing attempts increase during the holiday season when some of us – cough, cough – are a little too “trigger happy” when clicking on e-deal or tracking our shipped packages. Hackers use seasonal gimmicks like fake package tracking URLs and fake order confirmation emails to catch targets unaware during the holidays (including on Black Friday and… Read more »

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White Paper: Drowning in Phishing

It’s easier to drown in phishing simulation data than to profit from it. Phishing emails are a fact of life in today’s corporate world. The problem isn’t if phishing is happening, or when – it’s that employees are still falling for the same old phishing tricks. But what more can we do? Phishing simulation solutions saturate the market, but  they… Read more »

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