Avanan Blog Attack Briefs


Leveraging ClickFunnels to Bypass Security Services

ClickFunnels is an online service that helps entrepreneurs and small businesses generate leads, build marketing engines and grow their businesses.

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Hackers Dangling Fake Job Offers to Students

It can be tough being a student. Between the cost of tuition, room and board, and just daily life, it gets expensive very quickly. 

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The Blank Image Attack

A few years ago, we wrote about the MetaMorph attack. In this attack, the malicious HTML attachments use meta refresh to redirect the end-user from an HTML attachmen...

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Continuing to Use Microsoft Voice to Send Phishing Links

A few months ago, we wrote about how hackers are utilizing Microsoft’s Dynamics 365 Customer Voice platform to send phishing links. In general, the attack works by s...

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Facebook Termination Notices Leads to Phishing

Last year, we wrote about a number of different Facebook-inspired attacks. See here and here for examples. 

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Phishmas: USPS Off-Track

Tracking numbers are the lifeblood of holiday shipping emails. Most emails you'll get from delivery services are tracking numbers. And if you're like some people, in...

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Phishmas: The Failed Delivery

There are few things more frustrating than getting a notification that a package couldn't be delivered. It requires far too much work to get it back on track. But wh...

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Phishmas: Is Your Address Correct?

We've all gotten some variant of this email before, even legitimate ones. A package can't be delivered. Maybe they couldn't get access to a building; maybe the addre...

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Phishmas: Delivering Malware

By now, you've got a sense of the type of Phishmas emails you may expect this holiday season. Shipping errors. Delivery fails. Tracking number mishaps. It's a verita...

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Phishmas: The FedEx Sender Spoof

This Phishmas, be sure you know how to spot all the signs of a bad email.

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Phishmas: The Direct Deposit Grinch

In our Phishmas series, we've written a lot about Direct Deposit scams. These are common scams, and we've seen more of them over the course of the holidays. We belie...

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Phishmas: The USPS Amazon Switcharoo

This Phishmas, we're going to be ordering a ton of things from Amazon.

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Phishmas: Direct Deposit Scams, Continued

Earlier this week, in our Phishmas series, we discussed the influx we're seeing in Direct Deposit scams. Essentially, a hacker impersonates an employee and asks HR t...

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Phishmas: USPS Delivery Status

This Phishmas, we expect to check delivery companies for package and delivery status. 

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Phishmas: The Verification Email

During Phishmas, you can expect a large increase of phishing emails from shipping companies like UPS, DHL and FedEx. End-users receive tons of legitimate emails from...

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Phishmas: Direct Deposit Scam

In our first example of Phishmas scams, we'll talk about Direct Deposit fraud.

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Amazon Scams Targeting Japanese Companies

In the third quarter of this year, Asia experienced the most cyberattacks of all regions in the world, according to Check Point Research, with an average of 1,778 we...

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World Cup Starts...And So Does World Cup Phishing

The World Cup is underway, with wall-to-wall soccer on tap for the next month.

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New Attack Showcases Importance of Full-Suite Security

Researchers have uncovered a state-sponsored hacking campaign that uses Google accounts to send emails, and then uses a Google Drive or Dropbox folder as the mechani...

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Black Friday Scams Are Beginning

It’s the most wonderful time of year. Family. Post-turkey malaise. Shopping. Phishing scams.

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