10 Million End Users Bolster Cybersecurity Defenses with PhishMe

One-click reporting provides employees with tools needed to easily flag potential phishing attacks

LEESBURG, VA. – December 15, 2017 – PhishMe®, the leading provider of human phishing defense solutions, today announced that PhishMe Reporter® has been deployed to over 10 million end users’ work stations. With PhishMe Reporter, employees can easily flag a potential phishing email by clicking a button in their email toolbar, arming them with the tools needed to contribute to their company’s security posture.

Merry PhishMas: PhishMe Gifts Small Businesses with an Early Present This Holiday Season

The PhishMe Free Holiday Bundle reduces end user susceptibility to potential holiday related phishing attacks. 

LEESBURG, VA. – December 12, 2017PhishMe®, the leading provider of human phishing defense solutions, today announced the PhishMe Free Holiday Bundle, which the company is gifting businesses with 500 employees or less this season. The Bundle includes the PhishMe Free phishing simulation platform and three holiday related simulation scenarios, including Holiday Gift, Package Delivery, and New Year’s Eve e-card.

Locky-Like Campaign Demonstrates Recent Evolving Trends in Ransomware

Over the US Thanksgiving holiday, PhishMe Intelligence™ observed a recent ransomware campaign, Scarab, that shares some similarities in behavior and distribution with Locky. In this campaign, Scarab was delivered by the Necurs botnet, which made headlines due to its distribution of Locky, which was one of the most prolific ransomware families of 2016 and 2017. Like Locky, Scarab can encrypt targets via both online and offline encryption.

PhishMe Inc. and Wombat Security Technologies, Inc. Announce Settlement of Patent Dispute

LEESBURG, Virginia and PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, December 1, 2017

PhishMe Inc. and Wombat Security Technologies, Inc.  announced today that they have settled their patent dispute and entered into an agreement resolving the claims at issue in the litigation.  The parties’ litigation in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware will be dismissed, and the proceedings pending at the United States Patent and Trademark Office will be terminated.  As a part of the settlement, PhishMe granted a license to Wombat to the PhishMe patents involved in the litigation.

About PhishMe

PhishMe is a leading provider of human-focused phishing defense solutions for organizations concerned about their susceptibility to today’s top attack vector — spear phishing. PhishMe’s intelligence-driven platform turns employees into an active line of defense by enabling them to identify, report and mitigate spear phishing, malware and drive-by threats. Our open approach ensures that PhishMe integrates easily into the security technology stack, demonstrating measurable results to help inform an organization’s security decision-making process. PhishMe’s customers include the defense industrial base, energy, financial services, healthcare and manufacturing industries, as well as other Global 1000 entities that understand how changing user security behavior will improve security, aid incident response and reduce the risk of compromise.

About Wombat Security Technologies, Inc.

Wombat Security Technologies is a leading provider of information security awareness and training software to help organizations teach their employees secure behavior. Their SaaS-based cybersecurity education solutions include a platform of integrated broad assessments, as well as a library of simulated attacks and brief interactive training modules. Wombat’s solutions help organizations reduce successful phishing attacks and malware infections up to 90%. Wombat is helping small and medium businesses as well as Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 customers in industry segments such as finance and banking, energy, technology, higher education, retail, and consumer packaged goods to strengthen their cybersecurity defenses.

Forget Fear, PhishMe Finds Entertainment Makes the Most Irresistible Phishing Attack

Analysis of over 52 million phishing simulations finds that entertainment-based triggers account for almost 20% of successful phishing scams 

LEESBURG, VA. – November 30, 2017 – PhishMe®, the leading provider of human phishing defense solutions, today released its 2017 Enterprise Phishing Resiliency and Defense Report, which analyzes phishing simulation trends from over 1,400 PhishMe customers across the globe. With susceptibility rates on the decline and reporting and resiliency rates on the rise, PhishMe customers are seeing the benefit of anti-phishing programs within their organization.