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BSI: Phishing emails on the rise
Phishing emails on the rise

Eight out of ten fraudulent emails are phishing emails, according to the 2023 BSI report. Many fraudsters pretend to be financial service providers or support charitable programs. The current BSI situation report on IT security in Germany has once again made waves. The BSI reports, among other things, 250.000 new variants of malware, 21.000 systems infected with malware every day and 70 new security gaps per day. Crisis situations as a starting point for phishing emails The topic of phishing also continues to play a major role in the cybersecurity mix. Concrete. According to the BSI, 84% of all fraudulent emails are so-called...

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Cyber ​​risk Social engineering challenges companies
Cyber ​​risk Social engineering challenges companies

Social engineering is a major security risk. Cybercriminals steal credentials from individuals via mobile phishing attacks and infiltrate company infrastructure. Using personal mobile devices for work creates a major gap in security visibility. Security teams in companies are currently facing various challenges when it comes to threat monitoring, i.e. monitoring possible threats. Sascha Spangenberg, Global MSSP Solutions Architect at Lookout, explains the recent changes in attacker behavior: In the past, attackers have attempted to gain access to the infrastructure directly through vulnerabilities or using brute force methods. These attacks are…

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Mobile phishing against company employees
Mobile phishing against company employees

Stolen employee credentials are one of the most effective ways for attackers to infiltrate a company's infrastructure. In 2022, the number of mobile phishing attacks was higher than ever. Once they have the credentials of any of the accounts in hand, it is much easier for them to bypass the security measures and gain access to sensitive data. But how do the attackers get these credentials? In many cases, the answer is mobile phishing. A global study by Lookout, The Global State of Mobile Phishing Report, found that the number of…

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