Chinese(?) Cyberattack on Philippines

August 12, 2016

This innocuous looking email:

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isn’t innocuous at all. Researchers at F-Secure have linked this email to a coordinated cyberattack against the Department of Justice of the Philippines, the organizers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit and a major international law firm.

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Russians Infiltrate DNC

June 14, 2016

The Russians have compromised the Democratic National Committee’s systems.  Press reports indicate that the Russians obtained the entire DNC database on Donald Trump.  The Russians were in the DNC systems for about a year and were able to read emails and chats.

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz

So, how did they do it? Learn more at our new blog.

Spearphishing Compromises Point of Sale Systems

May 20, 2016

FireEye has discovered how the point of sale systems of over 100 North American retail, restaurant and hospitality organizations were compromised. These compromised exposed payment card data to bad guys. Learn more at our new blog.

Iconix Issued Eighth U.S. Patent For Email

April 28, 2016

ICONIX, Inc., the industry leader in visual email solutions, announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued Iconix’s eighth patent titled “System and Method for Securely Performing Multiple Stage Email Processing With Embedded Codes.” The abstract for U.S. Patent 9,325,528, dated April 26, 2016, states: “A system and method for performing email processing at multiple stages along an email delivery chain.”

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FBI Issues Spearphishing Warning

April 8, 2016

The FBI issued a warning about Business Email Compromise (BEC) spearphishing attacks. The FBI describes the attacks:

The schemers go to great lengths to spoof company e-mail or use social engineering to assume the identity of the CEO, a company attorney, or trusted vendor. They research employees who manage money and use language specific to the company they are targeting, then they request a wire fraud transfer using dollar amounts that lend legitimacy.

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Spearphishers Rob Russian Banks

March 24, 2016

Spearphishers are using deceptive emails to rob Russian banks.


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Employee Data Lost To Spearphishers

March 21, 2016

Our last blog posting discussed the warning from the IRS about the threat of fake emails being used to steal employee payroll data.  The following high profile companies have fallen victim to this scam.

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