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 #2: Future of ML Platform

July 7, 2021

Over the last three years building our ML-based cybersecurity products at Abnormal Security, I’ve benefitted...

Podcast: Building ML to Make Humans More Effective

June 29, 2021

It’s one thing to add machine learning and artificial intelligence features to an existing software...

Email Security More Critical Than Ever as Advanced Email Attacks Spike in May

June 10, 2021

Abnormal Security saw a significant increase in attacker activity in May.  Advanced email threats rose...

New Threat Research Report: High-Profile Socially-Engineered Email Attacks Drive Record-High Employee Engagement & Fraud

June 9, 2021

On March 17, the FBI released its seminal annual Internet Crime Report. Once again, socially-engineered...

Introducing Abnormal Engineering Stories - Episode #1

June 9, 2021

As VP of Engineering here at Abnormal Security, I’ve had numerous conversations with our team,...

To Stop Zero-Day Phishing Attacks Like USAID, Consider a Defense-In-Depth Approach

June 1, 2021

The threat actor behind the SolarWinds attack, the Russian-based Nobelium, has orchestrated another successful vendor...

Having Not Only Great Ideas, But Great Influence

May 27, 2021

If you’re a podcast fan and haven’t subscribed to Masters of Scale yet, I’d highly recommend it....

Colonial Pipeline Attack: Phishing Email Likely the Culprit

May 13, 2021

As the details emerge on the ransomware attack that sent a major U.S. oil pipeline...

What’s New: Week of Apr 26 – 30 – New Developer Tools and Expanded Link Crawling

May 4, 2021

New Developer Tools: Mock Data: Abnormal has introduced the ability for developers to get mock...

Re-Scoring an ML Detection Engine on Past Attacks (part 2)

May 3, 2021

Check out Justin Young’s latest medium blog. Read the full blog below: This is the...

Tax-Related Email Attacks Set to Spike in May

April 28, 2021

Recent email attacks detected by Abnormal Security, combined with an analysis of historical attack data,...

FS-ISAC Preview Blog: New Approaches to Detecting and Preventing Vendor Email / Supply Chain Compromise

April 22, 2021

On Thursday, April 29th Abnormal Security’s CEO, Evan Reiser, and MassMutual’s Head of  Security Operations...