Another Day, Another School-Based Ransomware Attack

We've written a lot about ransomware attacks hitting schools, and now there's reports of another big one. The Baltimore County Schools, home to 115,000 students, was...

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Happy Thanksgiving From Avanan

Happy Thanksgiving.  We wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for your support and business. 

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Global Financial Institution's Microsoft Teams Account Compromised by Malware

Summary A compromised Microsoft Teams account at a partner organization fooled users at a global financial institution into sharing insider information. After exfilt...

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SPAM-EGY Takes on EDU

Highlights: Avanan researchers have identified an aggressive attack against higher-education targets that uses a number of obfuscation techniques developed by the SP...

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Hackers Targeting G-Suite via DocuSign

Remote work has been a boon for a number of companies and DocuSign is no different. The e-signature company has seen 61% year-over-year growth. As companies to work-...

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Not-So-Sweet Home: Mortgage Wire Fraud Scams Explode

  You're about to close on a house. Congrats! But it's not all dream-come-true. You have to be on the lookout for mortgage wire fraud.

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Deloitte 500: Avanan is the Fastest Growing Email Security Company

New York, NY, November 18, 2020.   NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avanan today announced it ranked 171st on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest...

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New Survey: Managing the Email Threat

No matter the industry, no matter the company, one thing is clear—phishing is the number one threat resulting in breaches. You feel it on a daily basis. And it's bac...

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Successful Ransomware Attacks Against Education Sector Are Skyrocketing

At the beginning of the school year in September, we wrote about how there was a spate of ransomware and other cyberattacks targeting schools and universities. In th...

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From ATP Frustration to Avanan Elation: How This Entertainment Company Found its Email Solution

A large entertainment company in California needed to solve the email problem once and for all.

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Why 1+1=0: Turn Mimecast Off to Improve Your Microsoft 365 Security

A little while ago, a long time customer of Avanan was acquired by another company that had been using Mimecast for their email security. Shortly after, the mother-c...

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Why We Added Archiving for Email

We are a security company and our core IP is in our machine-learning that is tuned to catch phishing emails and other attacks against SaaS-based email and collaborat...

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Avanan Delivers Data Loss Prevention and Malicious Content Protection Capabilities for Microsoft Teams

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avanan, one of the highest-rated security providers for cloud-based email and collaboration suites, announced today that their protection ...

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Avanan Announces New Email Archiving Feature

Depending on legal or regulatory requirements, you may need to store all your emails. For instance, in some industries, you may be required to keep an email for at l...

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MFA Is Not The Cure-All

According to official Microsoft guidance, multi-factor authentication can solve everything. Seriously. Read on:

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Passing Notes: Phishing Attack Leverages OneNote

One of the most appealing parts of the Microsoft suite is all that you can do with it. Spreadsheets in Excel. Presentations in PowerPoint. Note taking in OneNote. Bu...

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Ransomware: What an Attack Looks Like

You've seen a ton in the news about ransomware. Massive ransomware increases at hospitals. Local governments falling prey to ransomware. Schools being held for ranso...

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Recap: Brian Krebs Ask Me Anything

While the live event is over, Brian answered all of your questions and then some! In a wide-ranging conversation with Avanan's threat hunter Michael Landewe and VP o...

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New Data: Cyberattacks Continue to Increase at Hospitals

Hospitals have long been under extensive cyber attacks. Because they hold personal patient data, hackers know the high cost of a breach in a hospital and its regulat...

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Government Agencies See Double the Phishing Attacks Over Last Two Weeks

With the election here, more and more malicious attacks have started hitting inboxes. Whether it's phishing messages related to the candidates themselves, healthcare...

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