Cyren Security Blog

Survey Says 44% of Companies Phished This Year

von John Callon

Email Security industry surveys Phishing Ransomware Web Security

The third annual Cyren-Osterman Research U.S. security survey shows a significant increase in phishing emails getting through to users and in the number of successful phishing attacks suffered by businesses during the past 12 months, among many topics covered in the 16-page report, "IT Security at SMBs: 2017 Benchmarking Survey", available for free download.

Ransomware-as-a-Service Is Making Crime Easy

von John Callon

Anti-Malware Email Security Ransomware Web Security

It shouldn’t surprise anybody to learn that cybercriminals are taking their lead from some established business service models, like "Satan," an easy-to-use online ransomware configuration service.

Petya Ransomware Spreading Fast With Same WannaCry Exploit

von Magni Reynir Sigurðsson

Anti-Malware Email Security Ransomware Security Research & Analysis Web Security

The Petya ransomware outbreak spreading fast today is using ETERNALBLUE, the same exploit used in the WannaCry ransomware attack in May, which was developed by the U.S. National Security Agency.

New Cyren Threat Report: Ransomware

von John Callon

Anti-Malware Email Security 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?

Why your email isn't as secure as you think it is

von Dan Maier

Anti-Malware Phishing Ransomware

Recent headlines are chock-full of reports of email phishing attacks by cybercriminals who outwit employees to obtain sensitive personal data and financial information. Under the guise of recognized web payment and productivity tool requests, hackers lure potential victims into clicking on fake email links that are designed to steal credentials or download ransomware.

Locky Adds New File Format and Attacks UK

von Maharlito Aquino

Malware Analysis Ransomware

New Locky email spam detected by Cyren today — September 1, 2016 — appears to be targeting the UK with the Locky downloader script component in a new file format, as HTML applications or HTA files.