Avanan Blog Attack Briefs (18)


Bad Sender: The Importance of Sender Reputation

An easy way to determine if an email is suspicious is by looking at sender reputation. It’s no wonder, then, as we found in our 1H Cyber Attack Report, that 84.3% of...

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Allow Phishing: The Problem with Allow Lists

An Allow List is a simple concept. Essentially, it's a list of addresses or domains that you've deemed safe, and thus emails from those addresses or domains shouldn'...

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At The Beep: Why Voicemail Related Attacks Can Be Confusing

Oftentimes, you'll receive an email that says to call a number. It can be for anything—refunds, ask questions, etc.

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Simple, Yet Effective: How BECs Catch Users Off Guard

Have you ever seen an email like this come across your inbox?

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Quantum Computation: Can Phishing Gain?

A post in occasional series about the ins and outs of data science, by senior AI researcher Natan Katz. Read the first article here.

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New Attack Spoofs Vaccine Passes to Steal Credentials

Many countries and cities around the world are instituting a so-called COVID pass. The idea is that an app will show a person’s vaccination status or proof of negati...

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No Display: New Obfuscation Tactic Emerges

Hackers have a long history of trying to obfuscate their true intent. We've written about this extensively, whether it's MetaMorph, SiteCloak, ZeroFont, baseStriker ...

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New Attack Sends Phishing Via DocuSign

Avanan researchers have discovered a new attack, whereby hackers can use DocuSign to send malicious documents and phishing links

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New Scam Targets Auto Accidents

Avanan researchers have uncovered an attack that spoofs an automobile accident report. Here's what it looks like:

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