What is Spear Phishing?

Learn how spear phishing tricks users into providing confidential information and ways to protect yourself against it.

Cyber Scams Know No Bounds

Phishing Attack Examples to Watch Out For | Perception Point

Every week, our IR team reviews hundreds of emails and files intercepted and flagged by our system, analyzing new attack trends and sometimes intervening in real-time to remediate attacks. In this article, we share a few recent examples of interesting attacks hailing from different regions around the globe that our advanced email security solution prevented, which were then analyzed by the IR team.

How to Prevent Phishing Attacks

Learn about common phishing attacks, challenges in detecting phishing, and advanced technologies that will help organizations prevent phishing attacks.

How to Conduct a Phishing Attack in a 5 Easy Steps

Phishing is cybercrime’s oldest threat and it continues to be one of the most trending attacks on individuals and organizations alike. In this blog post we discuss recent players on the cyberattack scene: script kiddies, and their methods that make phishing so easy, even for the inexperienced.

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 […]

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.

Phishing Campaign Trend: Microsoft Teams.

In the following incident, it is very interesting to see how the attackers have improved their messaging and framework significantly to try trick the end-users. Just in the design there are several aspects to point out that are used to lure the end-user to follow the path as set by the attacker: Display name spoofing: […]

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

COVID-19 – The Microsoft Excel Puzzle.

The following attack presented in this report is only one of many our system has prevented in the last couple of weeks. It is now being used extensively in COVID-19 campaigns. In this example, we show how the malware operates and present the execution chain. We welcome you to contact us to discuss this attack […]

New Phishing Campaign: “Remote-work” VPN Installation.

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Overview. Due to the sudden remote-work situation, IT teams are deploying VPN’s for all their employees in order to ensure business continuity. VPN is one of the necessities of almost every company, even more so now. Attackers understand this new situation and as a result, are using it to their advantage. The attacker sends an […]

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 […]

Campaign Alert: G Suite Phishing

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Learn how Perception Point detected a widespread phishing attack campaign by noticing the common factor of G Suite account tools usage.

Campaign Alert: Call Me ASAP

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Learn how attackers take an email address and insert it into the account name so users believes the site is legitimate in a recent campaign.

Incident Report: Trick or Treat

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In this post we discuss a phishing technique that tricks users into thinking an image of the attached file can be opened in snapshot mode.