Cybercriminals Double-Down on What Works, Nearly Doubling the Number of Phishing Attacks in 2018

Have you noticed a significant increase in phishing messages over the past year?  Have you noticed that these messages seem to be better crafted, harder to identify, and generally very sneaky?  The stats from the team at KnowBe4 bear out the truth that most of us have been living over the last couple of years.

This significant increase in well crafted phishing messages should be a strong motivator to increase awareness training for our end users.

https://blog.knowbe4.com/cybercriminals-double-down-on-what-works-nearly-doubling-the-number-of-phishing-attacks-in-2018

New Evil USB Cable Shows How Attacks Can Leverage Physical Hardware

Security awareness training is of the utmost importance, and this example of a malicious cable capable of keylogging and code injection is another prime justification for thorough end user education.  Please be aware of these types of threats and share this information through real world examples with your end users.

https://blog.knowbe4.com/new-evil-usb-cable-shows-how-attacks-can-leverage-physical-hardware

NEW! KnowBe4 Offers No-Cost Children’s Interactive Cybersecurity Activity Kit

I am a big fan of any resource that can lead to keeping kids safer while online.  This is a link to free material including workbooks and videos from the team at KnowBe4.  Please take a look and consider sharing this with your kids or with local school resources.  It is very important we move the cIT security conversation forward with young internet users.

https://blog.knowbe4.com/new-knowbe4-offers-no-cost-childrens-interactive-cybersecurity-activity-kit