Account Takeover Protection: A Real-life Example of an Email Attack Trend

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A unique example of an Account Takeover (ATO): an “injected” email turns out to be an attempt to insert malware as part of a “normal” email correspondence. This is great evidence for the ultimate social engineering attack, showing how attackers are ever evolving, and that everyone needs account takeover protection.

BEC, Spear Phishing & Collaboration Examples in a single attack.

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While it is a known fact that phishing, BEC, and collaboration-tool based attacks are becoming more and more prevalent, it is even more interesting to see all three trends within one attack. In the attack described below, we see BEC, Spear Phishing & Collaboration Examples and how the attacker combines common impersonation techniques with the […]

Bringing PREVENTION Back!

Listen to this short podcast to learn about content-based threats, the potential cyber threats of collaboration tools, and how the COVID-19 pandemic affects the current threat landscape. At the end of this session, you can also learn how Perception Point solves these issues and how we’re bringing PREVENTION is back.

The Triple Trouble: 3-Stage Phishing Attack.

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Perception Point’s platform intercepted a unique, 3-stage attack that uses multiple evasion techniques, in order to infiltrate the targeted organization. In this post, we will present the complex attack and how Perception Point’s unique engines prevented it.

User Experience vs. Cyber Security

There’s a tension between security and business enablement. There’s also a tension between security and user experience. So what can you do about it? A full article on the dos and don’t’s on user experience in cybersecurity

New cyber campaign leveraging OneDrive.

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Perception Point has once again discovered a new attack trend hitting our clients. Perception Point intercepted this new attack campaign through its Advanced Cloud Storage Security solution. In this attack, we will show how attackers are leveraging OneDrive in order to evade detection and take advantage of a new attack vector.

COVID-19 – Update on New Cyber Campaigns.

Perception Point continues to bring you the latest in coronavirus-themed attacks, trying to show you the wide variety that we see daily. In the following update, one can see that attackers have been improving their messaging and are using the pandemic as a “background story” to the ongoing business handled between them and the targets. […]

COVID-19 – Update on New Cyber Campaigns.

As the Coronavirus continues to keep organizations world wide working remotely, Perception point continues to see more and more “COVID-19” themed attacks. As always, they are improving in their sophistication and evasion. Below is an overview of 2 new attacks caught by our system, with an in-depth malware analysis of one of the campaigns

The Salesforce Loophole.

Overview. Today we present a blog that combines two main trends: (i) The use of collaboration channels to spread malware (Salesforce) and (ii) The increase in attackers’ sophistication and evasion techniques. In this case, the malicious actor tried to attack via the most popular CRM application in the world – Salesforce. This new “open vector” […]

COVID-19 – When the Virus Spreads to New Channels.

Today’s blog shows an interesting change in the way attackers act. Unlike previous incidents we published, this report lays out Coronavirus-themes attacks which are not originated from email but though other collaboration channels, such as cloud storage platform and files shared in internal networks. This shift demonstrates how attackers have been evolving and how they look for new ways into their targets.

COVID-19 – Update on New Cyber Campaigns.

Today’s report includes two attacks – a phishing using a spoofing technique and a malicious archived .exe file. Each of these attacks show how the attacker gathers intelligence on their targets. CISO’s and security experts must always be on top of the recent trends and make sure their security vendor knows how to stop these new attacks.

COVID-19 – Update on New Cyber Campaigns.

Perception Point continues to see more coronavirus-themed attacks, which seem to continuously increase by the day. Some of these campaigns have added new levels of complexity, such as the use of evasion techniques, as well as evolving with the attack story line itself. In the following update we collected three new attack campaigns and one […]

COVID-19 – Update on New Cyber Campaigns.

Perception Point continues to see more coronavirus-themed attacks, which seem to increase in quantities and improve in quality, by the day. In the following update we collected 3 different phishing attacks which demonstrate how attackers have evolved. We would like to highlight the “Key notes” for Phishing Campaign #2. These insights give CISOs and security experts additional […]

COVID-19 Malware Attacks

In this blog we provide COVID-19-themed cyberattack examples, focusing on COVID-19 malware attacks and phishing attempts.