TraceSecurity launched the TraceSecurity Phishing Simulator, a secure, cloud-based solution that allows organizations to safely perform on-demand social engineering tests that mimic real-world attacks.
Proofpoint released a wide-ranging study that identified a new class of sophisticated and effective, large-scale phishing attack dubbed "longlining".
When it comes to deploying phishing sites designed to trick mobile users, the great majority of cyber criminals opts for targeting those who engage in e-banking and e-commerce via their mobile devices.
Wombat released SmishGuru, a simulated attack service for security officers to train employees how to recognize and avoid the most subtle yet potentially harmful smishing attacks.
In January, GFI threat researchers identified a number of social network-based cybercrime attacks, including phishing messages on Twitter and Facebook, as well as malicious spam messages disguised as event invites on LinkedIn.
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