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PhishMe Triage Integrates with Palo Alto Networks WildFire Cloud to Combat Phishing

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Integration Pairs Efficient and Expedient Phishing Incident Response with Integrated Threat Analysis and Prevention PhishMe® and Palo Alto Networks® technologies equip security teams with enhanced protection against phishing threats. Conditioning employees to detect and report suspicious email is a strategy security leaders have adopted to protect the business and empower employees to become a defensive asset. PhishMe Triage™ ingests employee-reported suspicious email – allowing security teams to quickly assess and respond to threats.  PhishMe Triage now integrates with Palo Alto Networks WildFire™ cloud-based threat analysis and prevention capabilities to provide an even more formidable approach to identifying and preventing potentially…

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Got Any Good Phishing TIPs?

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PhishMe Intelligence Integrates with Industry Leading Threat Intelligence Platforms (TIPs) Swimming in a sea of threat intelligence indicators and services, security teams have been working towards effective ways to centralize, de-duplicate, and correlate massive amounts of threat data. The challenge is once this is done, acting on the what matters most. This requires intelligence, not just data. This is why PhishMe has completed technical integrations with TIP partners Anomali™ and ThreatConnect®. These integrations offer security teams the ability to ingest and correlate phishing-specific indicators with easy-to-act-on impact ratings and contextual reports to make confident security and business decisions. PhishMe Intelligence…

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Sage and Locky Ransomware Now Sharing Delivery Infrastructure in Phishing Attacks

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BY BRENDAN GRIFFIN AND GARY WARNER Threat actors have demonstrated that despite the past two years’ explosion in new ransomware varieties, ransomware developers still believe that the market has not reached the point of saturation. Examples of encryption ransomware like Sage have made notable appearances on the phishing threat landscape in the early days of 2017, continuing the ransomware trend from 2016.

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PhishMe is a Finalist in 4 Categories for the 13th Annual 2017 Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards

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We are excited to announce that PhishMe has been selected as a finalist for the 13th Annual 2017 Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards in not just 1 but 4 different categories! The first award is for Rohyt Belani, who has been honored as a “CEO of the Year” category winner of the 2017 Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards for the second year in a row. Fellow co-founder and CTO, Aaron Higbee, was honored as a finalist for the “CTO of the Year” category award. PhishMe also was selected as a finalist for the “Best Security Service” and…

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Kovter Ad Fraud Trojan Now Shipping with Locky Ransomware

BY Paul Burbage IN Phishing

Over the past couple of months, the PhishMe Research Team has observed Locky ransomware being distributed alongside the Kovter ad fraud trojan. We have looked at this malware distribution channel in the past, and since then, the threat actors have evolved from using a fake file encryption threat to using a well known and effective ransomware family: Locky. In this post we will examine the history of the Kovter actors’ experimentation with ransomware and walk through a sample campaign that our PhishMe Threat Intelligence Team captured. Ransomware Evolution The distributors behind Kovter have been experimenting with “ransomware” since as early as January 2016. We place the word…

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With apologies to Led Zeppelin fans: The (BEC) Song (Still) Remains the Same

BY Heather McCalley IN Phishing

Almost three months have passed since I last updated you on the Business Email Compromise scam, also known as the CEO Fraud scam.   Though the volume of these attacks remains high, the information security community has continued to collaborate well regarding this type of fraud, preempting the transfer of millions of dollars and identifying numerous mules in control of bank accounts around the world. Just last week, yet another phisher tried to phish PhishMe.  Our CTO, Aaron Higbee, reported on early attempts in September 2015 when he also described the use of PhishMe Reporter to phish-back and collect details of…

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