How to block unwanted email accounts from Office 365

By Niki Eyyani

You may be wondering why anyone would need to block an email account in Office 365. The answer is simple, it’s to keep your organization protected from malicious email accounts. As we all know phishing attacks are one of the biggest security challenges both individuals and companies face in keeping their information secure. Hackers attack via email to gain access to passwords, credit card information, or other sensitive data. So, not only should we be more vigilant, when we receive fraud emails, by confirming the authenticity of the emails before sharing any information, but you can also protect your organization by blocking malicious email accounts from your Office 365 and prevent these phishing emails from even reaching your organization’s inboxes. Continue reading How to block unwanted email accounts from Office 365

Phishing attack shatters all previous year’s records

As per the APWG (Anti-Phishing Working Group), the international coalition unifying the global response to cybercrime across industry, government and law-enforcement sectors and NGO communities, the 4th quarter 2016 report based on the phishing activity, has shattered all previous records. http://docs.apwg.org/reports/apwg_trends_report_q4_2016.pdf Continue reading Phishing attack shatters all previous year’s records

Tech support and Phishing scams. How to protect yourself?

As stated on Microsoft’s Malware Protection Center blog “The cornerstone of tech support scams is the deception that there is something wrong with your PC. To advance this sham, tech support scams have long abused browsers’ full screen function. Coupled with dialogue loops, the pop-up messages that just won’t go away, and the spoofing of brands like Microsoft, tech support scam websites can be convincing.” Continue reading Tech support and Phishing scams. How to protect yourself?

HELP!!! How do I stop my employees from clicking on everything?

By Raj Gupta, CTO Lumen21, inc.

With the explosion of Ransomware and the increase in some email messages per mailbox, my employees have become the first line of defense. So, enlightening them has become a critical factor to protecting my infrastructure and our organization. But how do I do it? Continue reading HELP!!! How do I stop my employees from clicking on everything?

Antivirus detection rates have declined

Antivirus is no longer the only ammo for IT. As technology evolves, so does the threat landscape. With the new year, a new threat landscape has emerged that puts your employees as the “first line of defense”: the human firewall.

As part of C3Compliant, which started in 2013, we have since been focused on emerging threats and helping our customers educate their employees on the ongoing security challenges that face us on a regular basis. It is our responsibility to help our clients be aware of these emerging threats, to help protect themselves and their employees from critical business impacts. Continue reading Antivirus detection rates have declined