Avanan Blog Attack Briefs (15)


DHL Notice Delivers Malware

Every quarter, Check Point tracks the brands that were most frequently imitated by hackers.

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How to Stop a BEC Attack

Business Email Compromise attacks are some of the most pernicious out there. They are an ideal combination of seemingly innocent yet incredibly difficult to stop. Th...

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Hello, This is Credential Harvesting Calling

It is very simple to get voicemail notifications as an email. Any VoIP phone system can do it. It’s popular because it’s convenient and efficient. Plus, it’s been in...

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Missed Delivery Messages as a Pretext for Phishing

The feeling is familiar: waiting for an important email, only to find that the message has been held up, either by a security solution or another reason.

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Insecure Transfer: Hosting Phishing Links on WeTransfer

Check Point researchers have discovered a burgeoning attack taking advantage of public file sharing sites like WeTransfer to host phishing content.

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Sharing Malicious Files Within Adobe Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud is a popular suite of apps for file-sharing, creating, and more. Popular apps include Photoshop and Acrobat.

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Update: SLINKIFY Attack Still in Effect

In December, Avanan researchers discovered a new phishing attack that involves sending a plain text email with malformed URLs to bypass the URL protection and rewrit...

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Google Docs Comment Exploit Allows for Distribution of Phishing and Malware

Google Docs, as well as the larger Google Workspace, is ideal for productivity and collaboration. Employees across the globe can work, in real-time, together.

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Construction Industry Hit with Crypto-Based Extortion Attack

A new report has found that the construction industry is most at risk for ransomware attacks.

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Hackers Begin to Take Advantage of Omicron Variant

The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is spreading rapidly around the world. While we wait for more information on how it will change the pandemic, hackers have decided to...

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