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New Cyren Threat Report: Ransomware

by John Callon

Cyberthreat Report Email Security Malware Ransomware Security Research & Analysis Web Security

Cyren has just released a new, revised special threat report on ransomware, which provides context and depth to the many ransomware-related headlines we’ve been bombarded with lately. 2016 was truly the “Year of Ransomware” – or will 2017 surpass it?

Is Monday the Worst Day of the Week...for Security?

by Daisy Spiridopoulos

Email Security Malware Phishing Ransomware Threat Analysis Web Security

The IT manager responsible for information security at an enterprise account — let’s call him “Steve” — recently shared an interesting story.  In general, he felt that they handle security pretty well, but he detailed one challenge that they haven't yet solved — users roaming outside the office security perimeter.

Cyren Unified Internet Security Goes Live

by John Callon

Email Security Web Security

Following up on our February announcement, we are pleased to share here that Cyren’s SaaS Internet security platform upgrade, Cyren Cloud Security 4.0, went live on March 26. 

Global Copycats iPhishing Lost iPhones

by John Callon

Email Security Phishing Security Research & Analysis Threat Analysis

In a post last month, Brian Krebs related the case of an iPhone user in Brazil who, in attempting to recover their phone, suffered a rather insidious phishing attempt. We also had received an almost identical firsthand account — from someone in Israel.

New Phishing Wave Targets Online Banking and Digital Payment Customers

by Igor Glik

Email Security Phishing Security Research & Analysis Threat Analysis

Cyren researchers are seeing a new phishing technique targeting online banking users from Wells Fargo, Chase and Capital One, along with digital payment customers from Paypal and Venmo, among others.

This new wave of phishing attacks builds on previously known techniques, relying on email recipients clicking on HTML attachments to exploit a weakness in many email security systems, but with the additional twist that data URIs are being hidden in the HTML attachments, according to Cyren threat research analysts.

The new attack technique has taken root quickly in the past month, with nearly 50% of recent phishing attacks seen by Cyren now using HTML attachments.

Email Security Survey: 75% of Companies Hacked in Past Year

by John Callon

Email Security Security Research & Analysis

A new survey conducted by Osterman Research and co-sponsored by Cyren shows that 75% of businesses surveyed incurred a security breach in the past 12 months. The top two...