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Robert Haist
Strategies for combating AI-enhanced BEC attacks

In this Help Net Security interview, Robert Haist, CISO at TeamViewer, discusses how AI is being leveraged by cybercriminals to enhance the effectiveness of BEC scams. How is …

money
56% of cyber insurance claims originate in the email inbox

56% of all 2023 claims were a result of funds transfer fraud (FTF) or business email compromise (BEC), highlighting the importance of email security as a critical aspect of …

IT professional
How CISOs tackle business payment fraud

In this Help Net Security video, Shai Gabay, CEO of Trustmi, discusses why payments are a source of cyber worry for CISOs. CISOs are worried about Business Email Compromise …

email
Email security trends in the energy and infrastructure sector

In this Help Net Security video, Mike Britton, CISO at Abnormal Security, discusses how energy and infrastructure organizations face an increased risk of business email …

Pepco
European retailer Pepco loses €15.5 million in phishing (possibly BEC?) attack

Pepco Group has confirmed that its Hungarian business has been hit by a “sophisticated fraudulent phishing attack.” The European company, which operates shops …

SaaS
Understanding employees’ motivations behind risky actions

More 68% of employees knowingly put their organizations at risk, potentially leading to ransomware or malware infections, data breaches, or financial loss, according to …

email
Secure email gateways struggle to keep pace with sophisticated phishing campaigns

In 2023, malicious email threats bypassing secure email gateways (SEGs) increased by more than 100%, according to Cofense. In just two years, Cofense identified over 1.5 …

email
Flipping the BEC funnel: Phishing in the age of GenAI

For years, phishing was just a numbers game: A malicious actor would slap together an extremely generic (and usually poorly-written) email and fire it out to thousands of …

Microsoft
Attackers abuse OAuth apps to initiate large-scale cryptomining and spam campaigns

Attackers are compromising high-privilege Microsoft accounts and abusing OAuth applications to launch a variety of financially-motivated attacks. Abusing OAuth applications …

smb threats
SMBs face surge in “malware free” attacks

“Malware free” attacks, attackers’ increased reliance on legitimate tools and scripting frameworks, and BEC scams were the most prominent threats small and …

cyber insurance
Cyber insurance predictions for 2024

In this Help Net Security video, Dara Gibson, Senior Cyber Insurance Manager at Optiv, discusses cyber insurance and what we should expect to see in 2024: Ransomware, BEC, and …

healthcare
Cyberattacks on healthcare organizations affect patient care

88% of organizations experienced an average of 40 attacks in the past 12 months, according to a survey conducted by the Proofpoint and Ponemon Institute. Supply chain attacks: …

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