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Avanan Recognized as a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Voice of the Customers: Email Security

New York-January 28, 2021—Avanan, the leader in next-gen Cloud Email and Collaboration Security, has been named the Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice: Email Se...

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BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Spoofed in Email Campaign

As happens with all major news events, Avanan is tracking a tremendous number of fake sites, emails and even phone calls and texts which all offer an insider's acces...

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Microsoft Teams: Spoofing Notifications to Steal Credentials

As Microsoft Teams continues to skyrocket in growth, hackers are going to flock to the service. We wrote recently about how a compromise at a partner organization al...

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Come On In: LinkedIn Used for Spoofing

Quick quiz: which social media platform are hackers impersonating most effectively? If you guessed LinkedIn, good for you.  Yes, LinkedIn has quietly become a haven ...

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Can Phishing Training Replace Email Security?

Phishing training is essential.  However, some phishing training companies are attempting to double down on the idea that more training, even a managed service for t...

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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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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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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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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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In This One Thing, Trump Has Already Won: Phishing

The election is less than a week away, but there's already one victory we can declare: Trump has won the phishing battle.

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Inline Security and Cost-Effective: The Perfect Combination for This College

With COVID-19 causing potential budget cuts, Peach University decided it was the perfect time to re-evaluate their security product. They had long thought Secure Ema...

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