Avanan Blog

New Attack Report: How Google Drive Propagates Malware

Gil Friedrich | June 14, 2017 | Filed Under: Blog | Read More »

Since yesterday (6/13/17) we started seeing a new phishing attack against Gmail and Google Drive customers that leverages both services and exploits a blind spot in the G Suite ser...

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NHS Hit by International Ransomware Attack

Dylan Press | May 12, 2017 | Filed Under: Blog | Read More »

May 12th, 2017 The NHS has been hit by a ransomware attack today, affecting at least 16 of their trusts in the UK according to The Guardian. This is a widespread attack affecting b...

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Jaff: New Ransomware Attack Blasting 5 Million Emails Per Hour

Dylan Press | May 12, 2017 | Filed Under: Blog | Read More »

WannaCry infected over 200,000 computers in 150 countries. The large-scale ransomware attack infected a large number of global companies such as FedEx, LATAM airlines, Renault, and...

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The Largest Phishing Attack on Gmail Users So Far This Year

Michael Landewe | May 3, 2017 | Filed Under: Blog | Read More »

At 2:25 PM EST today, we saw the first instance of a very sophisticated phishing scheme that came in the form of an invitation to open a Google Doc.

5 Reasons Why Microsoft Can't Secure Office 365

Gil Friedrich | March 29, 2017 | Filed Under: News, Blog, Videos | Read More »

Reading this blog title, you might think I’m going to condemn Microsoft and its efforts to secure Office 365. But in fact, Office 365 Security is Microsoft’s best -- especially com...

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SaaS Email Security: 7 Reasons not to use an MTA Gateway

Michael Landewe | March 8, 2017 | Filed Under: Blog | Read More »

Don't change your email security. Change the way it is connected. With the massive adoption of Office 365 and G-Suite for corporate email, companies hoping to implement additional ...

Zero-Trust Security: When Your Employees are the Source of the Attack

Michael Landewe | March 8, 2017 | Filed Under: Blog | Read More »

During our analysis of an advanced phishing attack last week, I was reminded why it is so important to scan every email—inbound, outbound and internal. 

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No One Wants to Be This Guy

Michael Landewe | February 21, 2017 | Filed Under: Blog | Read More »

Avanan recently received this email from the CISO of DEFENSCON, a think tank that works with some of the most sensitive government organizations and private defense contractors. (W...

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“CyberSecurity: Ignorance is not an Excuse,” an RSA Live Panel

Michael Landewe | February 15, 2017 | Filed Under: Blog | Read More »

I participated on a live panel this week at RSA with Jeremiah Grossman, CSO of Sentinel One; Ian Glazer, Chairman, ID Professionals Working Group, Kantara Initiative; and Uma Karma...

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The Legal Considerations of Moving Data to the Cloud.

Michael Landewe | January 17, 2017 | Filed Under: Blog | Read More »

January 28th is Data Privacy Day. To commemorate, we are holding an online panel discussion with Chantal Bernier and Todd Daubert of Dentons, the world’s largest law firm and a lea...

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Inside Out: Protecting from Unintentional Insider Threats (Video 2:16)

Steven Toole | January 10, 2017 | Filed Under: Blog | Read More »

 

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Auld Lang Syne for Avanan and OPSWAT

Steven Toole | December 30, 2016 | Filed Under: Blog | Read More »

Auld Lang Syne for Avanan and OPSWAT Should auld acquaintance be forgot,

Avanan: New Puny-Phishing Attack on Office 365 Email Users

Gil Friedrich | December 12, 2016 | Filed Under: Blog | Read More »

Hackers Attack A Vulnerability in Office 365 Handling of Punycode Avanan’s cloud security researchers uncovered a new attack method against Office 365 business email that goes unde...

How to Prepare for the Greatest SaaS Security Threats of 2017

Steven Toole | November 21, 2016 | Filed Under: News, Webinars, Blog | Read More »

The biggest loser in this Presidential campaign: Email Security

Steven Toole | October 17, 2016 | Filed Under: Blog | Read More »

 

How Many Days is Zero-Day Malware?

Gil Friedrich | September 8, 2016 | Filed Under: Blog | Read More »

  Good news everyone, yesterday Office 365 finally caught the piece of malware we've been using in our demos for the past 5 months. The bad news however is that it took us another ...

Gmail Exploit Allows DNC and Clinton Campaign Email Attack

Steven Toole | July 31, 2016 | Filed Under: News, Blog | Read More »

Hackers infiltrated Gmail accounts of the DNC and the Clinton Campaign Pointing to a Pervasive Weakness of Cloud-based Email

Widespread Attack on Office 365 Corporate Users with Zero-day Ransomware Virus

Steven Toole | June 27, 2016 | Filed Under: Blog | Read More »

Click here if you are looking for information about the WannaCry Ransomware Attack Millions of Office 365 business users likely effected.

Join us at CPX 2016

Steven Toole | May 11, 2016 | Filed Under: News, Blog | Read More »

RSA San Francisco Feb 29-Mar 4

Michael Landewe | February 15, 2016 | Filed Under: News, Blog | Read More »

Avanan will be attending the RSA Conference in San Francisco this year. Meet us in Booth 2545 in the South Pavillion! Schedule a 1-on-1 meeting: www.avanan.com/rsa or just drop by....