Nigerian Ransomware: An Inside Look at Soliciting Employees to Deploy DemonWare

August 19, 2021

On August 12, 2021, we identified and blocked a number of emails sent to Abnormal Security customers soliciting them to become accomplices in an insider threat scheme. The goal was for them to infect their companies’ networks with ransomware. These

Abnormal Engineering Stories, Episode #4: Scaling Front’s Cloud Infrastructure to Multiple Data Centers in Under 3 Months

September 9, 2021

Working at hyper-growth startups usually means that unreasonable expectations will be thrust on individuals and...

Unsuspecting School District Faculty Targeted by Credential Theft Campaign

September 7, 2021

No one wants to receive an email from human resources that they aren’t expecting. After...

New Abnormal Research Shows Brute Force Attacks Rise 671%

August 30, 2021

There is little doubt that business email compromise and other advanced email threats are causing...

Chief Human Resources Officer Impersonated in Identity Theft Scheme

August 26, 2021

Identity theft is not a joke, impacting more than 14 million people each year in...

Introducing Search and Respond: Find and Remediate Messages with Ease

August 25, 2021

Finding messages and purging them within a few clicks is a top priority for many...

Security is a Team Sport: Abnormal Joins Microsoft as a MISA Partner

August 24, 2021

Security is now a $10 billion business for Microsoft, and the company is a leader...

Nigerian Ransomware: An Inside Look at Soliciting Employees to Deploy DemonWare

August 19, 2021

On August 12, 2021, we identified and blocked a number of emails sent to Abnormal...

University Students Targeted by Credential Phishing Campaign

August 12, 2021

With school starting this month, cybercriminals are back in action—targeting university students in an attempt...

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Why I Joined Abnormal Security as Chief People Officer

August 11, 2021

The annual Internet Crime Report from the FBI shows that phishing was the most common...

What is Spear Phishing?

August 5, 2021

Phishing is the most common form of cyberattack in the world. Approximately 74% of organizations...

Abnormal Engineering Stories, Episode #3: Identifying and Becoming a 10x Startup Engineer

August 3, 2021

In engineering teams, there’s a mythical concept of a “10x engineer”— engineers who have 10x...

Inside the Business Email Compromise Problem

July 28, 2021

Business email compromise (BEC) is the most significant cybersecurity threat to enterpriseorganizations, with $1.8 billion...