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Beware the Ides of April: Tax Fraud Season in Full Gear

by John Callon

Email Security Industry Insights Malware Phishing Security Research & Analysis Web Security

Tax season means that not only are government revenue agents awaiting your company's and your employees' data and looking to settle accounts, but that cybercriminals are hard at work with a variety of cyber scams aimed at diverting tax reforms and stealing sensitive personal information.

WARNING: UK Tax Refund Phishing Scam Identified

by Maharlito Aquino and Kervin Alintanahin

Phishing Threat Analysis

A warning to individuals filing taxes in the United Kingdom: Cyren has identified a tax refund phishing email that, at first glance, appears to come from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the UK's tax, payments, and customs authority. Learn more about this scam with Cyren.

Cryptocurrency phishing attack nets over $1 million in a few hours

by Avi Turiel

Phishing Threat Analysis

With tremendous money to be made in a short period of time, phishing has become commonplace within the cryptocurrency exchange world. It's a frenzy when a new currency debuts with its initial coin offering. Read about when the startup currency BEE found itself the focus of a criminal attack. 

Business Email Compromise (Imposter) Attacks Are Not Going Away

by Duncan Mills

Email Security Phishing Security Research & Analysis

Business email compromise (BEC) attacks have been increasing in number over the last few years, driven by their relative success rate compared to other financially motivated attacks. Learn more about these attacks with Cyren and avoid falling victim to them.

Analyst Report: Phishing Attacks Are a Business Problem, Not an IT Problem

by John Callon

Phishing Security Research & Analysis

Successful phishing attacks are all over the news and a top concern for IT managers, but how do you make the business case for adding more advanced email and web security? In a new report, security industry analyst Derek Brink of the Aberdeen Group has crunched the numbers and put $$$ on the real risks and cost impact to businesses of phishing attacks, giving calculations for companies of different sizes and in different industry sectors. A complimentary copy of the report is available for free download.

10 Cyber Threat Terms Every IT Manager Should Know

by John Callon

Botnets Industry Insights Malware Phishing Ransomware

What's the difference between spear phishing, clone phishing, and just plain phishing? Check out the top 10 cyber threat terms every IT manager should know.