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PhishMe and Aquion Announce Strategic Channel Alliance

Partnership Extends Offering of PhishMe Solutions Across Australia, New Zealand and Oceania MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - May 23rd, 2017: PhishMe Inc., the leading provider of human phishing defense solutions and Aquion, a focused software security distributor of IT products and services, announced a new strategic channel alliance.

As a premier reseller and distributor, Aquion will help to accelerate the rapid growth that PhishMe has achieved across Australia and New Zealand.Aquion specialises in... Source: RealWire

Crooks use WannaCrypt hysteria as hook for BT-branded phishing emails

Confusingly, ISPs are also sending out genuine warnings Scoundrels have latched on to the WannaCrypt outbreak as a theme for scam emails.

Coincidentally some consumers are receiving seemingly genuine warnings from their ISPs related to suspected infection during last week's worldwide ransomware outbreak.…

Phishing scum going legit to beat browser warnings

Now that Chrome and Firefox call out HTTP, phisherpholk are getting certified Browser-makers' decision to put big red warning lights in the faces of users when they hit sites too slack to use HTTPS is backfiring a little, as crooks are accelerating their use of encryption.…

Police anti-ransomware warning is hotlinked to ‘ransomware.pdf’

This (probably) isn't a spear phishing attack but we were too afraid to verify Official anti-ransomware advice issued by police to businesses can only be read by clicking on a link titled "Ransomware" which leads direct to a file helpfully named "Ransomware.pdf".…

DocuSign Phishing Campaign Includes Hancitor Downloader

DocuSign warns of a breach and subsequent theft of email addresses that are part of a phishing campaign that employs malicious macro-laced Word documents.

DocuSign’s Brand Used in Phishing Attacks

The electronic signature company issued an update alert today that it noticed a rise in phishing attacks last week and this morning.

Waah! WannaCry shifts the blame game into high gear

More and more, information security seems to be about finding someone to blame for the latest crisis.

The blame game was in full gear within hours of the WannaCry ransomware outbreak, and even after a few days therersquo;s still a lot of anger to go around. People want heads to roll, but that wonrsquo;t help contain the current damage or spur improvements to minimize the impact of future attacks.The WannaCry ransomware successfully infected so many machines because it crafted the malware to use multiple infection vectors, including traditional phishing, remote desktop protocol (RDP), and a vulnerability in the SMB protocol.
It took advantage of the fact that people donrsquo;t always recognize phishing links, and that many systems arenrsquo;t running the latest versions of applications or the operating system.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

DocuSign reveals ‘non-core’ system breach powered phishing expedition

Unauthorised access to a system holding a DocuSign email list has resulted in a phishing spike.

How I accidentally stopped a global Wanna Decryptor ransomware attack

A British security researcher found and pulled WannaCrypt's kill switch.

​Gmail Docs phishing attack: Google targets devs with tighter web app...

New manual reviews for web applications may to take up to seven days.

Gizmodo went phishing with the Trump team—will they catch a charge?

"Security test" sent to 15 officials, advisors, others skirts the edges of CFAA.