Payment Swift Phishing Incident Responder
Today, cyber attackers trick targeted users with sophisticated social engineering attacks that make most technological precautions inadequate. A spear-phishing email with a title like “Payment swift 034954053917” could not be detected by many email security components on the day it spread. New generation enterprise solutions like antivirus, firewall, sandbox and etc. could not detect this malware, which has left the email user at risk.
What’s left when all safety measures inadequate?
A “well-trained user” has a critical position as a last and effective defence wall when technological measures are inadequate. Today, no technology can think, perceive and comment as human intelligence can do. In situations where complex attacks initiated by social engineering tools have rendered technological measures ineffective, a well-trained user has the best shielding to detect and prevent these risks.
The spear-phishing email entitled “Payment swift 034954053917” passed through many new-generation technological measures and reached to the inbox of an employee in a company that is the pioneer of its industry. However, this employee was able to understand this email was problematical due to previous training and experiences that he had received from Keepnet Labs anti-phishing and cybersecurity awareness platform. Using the Phishing Incident Response module, the employee reported this suspicious content with a single click through suspicious activity reporting button and send it to the third-party analysis services. And these analysis services confirmed that the email was malicious.
Could this email have reached to the other users ?
Traditionally, to understand if this email has reached to any other user, specialists look for this in the event log of the email service or try to find formula if they are transferring real email service records to a log correlation solution (SIEM). In such a scenario, an effort of 1-2 hours and coordination of different teams is required, which may cause the attack to succeed!
With the Incident Investigation module, which can analyse suspicious activities at the inbox level, a search operation is performed under a minute. With the query on the Keepnet Labs Phishing Incident Investigation screen, it is possible to know whether active users have the email titled “Payment swift 034954053917” or there are emails send from “email@example.com” in the last 30 days.
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Keepnet IR can help you to respond to phishing attacks rapidly, with the goal of saving your organization from experiencing significant loss or disruption. Once detected, we can stop malicious email spreading to other users by scanning all users’ inboxes, checking for matching threat emails (or any other variants) and…
Today, cyber attackers trick targeted users with sophisticated social engineering attacks that make technological precautions inadequate. A spear-phishing email with a title like “Payment swift 034954053917” could not be detected by many email security components on the day it spread.
In 2020, the global average cost of a data breach amounted to U.S. $3.86 million according to Statisca (2020) and data breaches cost UK organizations an average of £2.9 million per breach. Moreover, according to Verizon…