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Abnormal + Microsoft Bring Together Complete Email Security

When Abnormal Security was founded, our engineering and data science teams were focused on solving the toughest – and most expensive – email security problem for enterprises: business email compromise (BEC).  Fast-forward

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Abnormal Attack Stories: Canada Post Phishing

In this attack, malicious actors impersonate Canada Post to steal victims’ personal and billing information.

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Abnormal Attack Stories: Compromised Vendor and Sharepoint Phishing

In this attack, a compromised vendor attempts to steal victims’ email credentials.

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Credential Phishing Attack Volume is Comparable to Spam

This is our second installment of a monthly series to surface trends in email attacks. Our installment this month discusses trends we observed in July.

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Abnormal Attack Stories: Bitcoin Malware

In this attack, malicious actors impersonate a Bitcoin service, BTC Era, to gain access to recipients’ devices.

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Abnormal’s Q2 BEC Report Uncovers Ongoing, Accelerated Trends in Pandemic-related Email Security Attacks

Earlier this year, we released our first Quarterly Business Email Compromise (BEC) Report for Q1 2020. Since then, we’ve continued to monitor trends in how attackers use email to target enterprises and

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Abnormal Attack Stories: Job Recruiting Scam

In this attack, malicious actors pose as job recruiters to lure victims into an over-the-phone scam.

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Abnormal Attack Stories: SBA Loan Phishing

In this attack, malicious actors impersonate a government sponsored loan program from the Small Business Administration to send phishing emails.

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Abnormal Attack Stories: Internal Phishing

In this attack, attackers compromise an internal account within a company and use it to launch internal phishing attacks.

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How Attackers Bypass MFA and Conditional Access to Compromise Email Accounts

Abnormal Security has detected an increase in BEC attacks that successfully compromise email accounts despite multi-factor authentication (MFA) and Conditional Access. While MFA and modern authentication protocols are an important advancement in

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Abnormal Attack Stories: Targeted Hijacked Email Thread / Malware

In this attack, malicious actors insert themselves into an email conversation to deliver malware in an attempt to harvest credentials from employees.

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Payment Inquiries: The Precursors to Invoice and Payment Fraud

Abnormal has detected campaigns targeting our customers where malicious actors will impersonate major brands and reach out to accounting teams to ask if there are any outstanding invoices for the company they

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