Massive Google Docs Phishing Attack Sweeps Internet Today

May 4, 2017

A large scale phishing attack using a google docs exploit rapidly spread across the internet today.

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Google Docs Phishing Email

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How The Russians Hacked Yahoo!

March 30, 2017

The United States indicted four Russians for compromising over 500 million Yahoo! user accounts.

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Phishing as a Service

September 23, 2016

Look familiar?

This is the familiar Google login page. Actually, it is part of an elaborate criminal network.  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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Nuclear Spearphisher Pleads Guilty

February 5, 2016

On February 2, 2016, the U.S. Justice Department announced that Charles Harvey Eccleston, a former employee of the the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), pleaded guilty to an attempted e-mail “spearphishing” attack that targeted dozens of Department of Energy (DOE) employee e-mail accounts.

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The attack targeted U.S. government computer systems that contained sensitive nuclear weapon-related information.

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Compromise Monday – Now What?

October 5, 2015

Last week saw an inauspicious beginning to Cybersecurity Awareness Month with user data compromises announced at:

  • The American Banker Association, number undisclosed
  • T-Mobile, 15 million, over 2 years ending Sept. 16, 2015
  • Scottrade, 4.6 million during late 2013 and early 2014
  • Patreon, the crowdsourcing website, 2.3 million users

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Iconix Issued Seventh U.S. Patent For Email

September 24, 2015

ICONIX, Inc., the industry leader in visual email solutions, announced on September 15, 2015, that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued Iconix’s seventh patent titled “User interface for email inbox to call attention differently to different classes of email.” The abstract for U.S. Patent 9,137,048, dated September 15, 2015, states: “Sender emails have their Truemarks (icons) displayed in the sender column of a list view” and “fraudulent emails have a fraud icon displayed with a warning in the sender column.”

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