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Cyber Criminals Targeting Holiday Spirit with New Gift Card Scam
This article for Payments Journal by Barracuda's Asaf Cidon looks at the increase of social engineering attacks using gift card scams during the holiday season and how to better protect your organization.
Barracuda Networks: Public Cloud Security Changes and Other 2019 Prediction
This article from Solutions Review features predictions from Barracuda's Tim Jefferson, Michael Flouton, and Asaf Cidon for public cloud and cyber security changes in 2019.
Peering Into the Cybersecurity Crystal Ball
This article from Total Security Advisor discusses what to expect for the cyber security landscape in 2019. This piece features expert commentary from Barracuda Network's Tim Jefferson, Michael Flouton, and Asaf Cidon.
Cybercrime and malware, 2019 predictions
This article by ZDNet features a quote from Barracuda's Tim Jefferson on his predictions for cyber crime in the public cloud in 2019.
Business Viewpoint with Bret Grady: Watch out for cyber criminals using spear phishing gift card scam
This article on Tulsa World looks at the prevalence of spear phishing attacks using gift card scams during the holiday season. This piece features the findings of a study conducted by Barracuda Networks, and provides tips on how to avoid falling victim to such attacks.
CEO Outlook: 5 Questions on 2019
This article from CRN features an interview by Barracuda's CEO, BJ Jenkins, about his views on innovation, investment, and success with channel partners for 2019.
Barracuda Networks helps Leeds United to tighten up their defence
EFL Championship promotion hopeful implements Barracuda’s leading email security products for added protection.
Gift card spear-phishing scams targeting receptionists, assistants
This news brief from HR Dive looks at gift card spear phishing, an emerging cybersecurity workplace risk that tricks receptionists, office managers, and executive assistants into sending gift cards to attackers. The article highlights Barracuda's recent Threat Spotlight on the attacks.
Holiday Hacks: 6 Cyberthreats to Watch Right Now
This roundup of holiday hacks to watch out for includes coverage of the gift card spear phishing scam that was the focus of the most recent Barracuda Threat Spotlight.
Request for Gift Card Purchases in Phishing Emails
This news article from Infosecurity Magazine focus on the new type of phishing attack highlighted in the most recent Barracuda Threat Spotlight. That attack involves attackers posing as CEOs to trick office managers, executive assistants and receptionists into sending them gift cards.
Masergy, Barracuda Call for ‘Single-Box’ SD-WAN, Security
This article from Channel Futures looks at networking vendors that are merging SD-WAN with security. This piece features interviews from Barracuda's Klaus Gheri and Ezra Hookano on their take on security solutions and the vendors they come from.
A new gift card email scam just in time for the holidays
This article about the gift card scam spear phishing attacks highlighted in Barracuda's most recent Threat Spotlight warns that cyber criminals are using context and timing to their advantage.
Holiday Email Gift Card Scheme Threatens Companies: Barracuda
Cyber criminals have found a new way to use phishing to get inside companies as the holiday season unfolds: by asking employees to purchase gift cards, according to Barracuda's recent Threat Spotlight on the attack.
Barracuda Networks: The Gift Card Phishing Scam
This article from Solutions Review explores the topic of Barracuda's most recent threat spotlight: gift card phishing scams. This attacks are an interesting blend of spear phishing and social engineering that uses the holiday season to attackers' advantage.
Holiday Season Brings Uptick in Gift Card Scam Emails
This article from TechNadu reports on the recent Barracuda Threat Spotlight about how cybercriminals are taking advantage of the holiday season to trick office managers into sending them gift cards. The piece includes commentary from Lior Gavish, VP for Engineering and Email Security at Barracuda.
Office workers beware: Holiday gift card spear phishing attacks on the rise
This article from Tech Republic looks at the recent Barracuda Threat Spotlight warning organizations about gift card spear phishing attacks, which are trying to trick office managers, receptionists, and executive assistants into sending gift cards to the attackers.
Security Roundup: Symbol Security, Vade, Barracuda, DigiCert
This new roundup highlights coverage of recent research from Barracuda about how security priorities have changed over they past 15 years and how they're expected to change in coming years. It also includes commentary from Asaf Cidon, Barracuda’s vice president of content security services.
Data from Old Breaches Used in “Sextortion” Scam – Barracuda Labs
Research from Barracuda Labs highlights an attack that uses passwords compromised in previous breaches to trick people into paying large sums of money.
Why endpoint backup strategies fail in the cloud
With the rise of the cloud, SaaS, mobile devices, and IoT, enterprises have had to redefine endpoint protection. This article includes commentary from Greg Arnette, tech evangelist at Barracuda.
Cybersecurity Becoming Bigger SD-WAN Concern
As more companies implement SD-WANs, they are now facing the challenges of how to implement SD-WAN security. This article takes a closer look at Barracuda's recent study on SD-WAN challenges and benefits and includes an interview with Klaus Gheri, vice president of network security for Barracuda.
What You Need to Know about the Recent Apache Struts Vulnerability
Tushar Richabadas, product manager for the Barracuda CloudGen WAF product line, writes about the most recent Apache Struts vulnerability and how a web application firewall can help protect against threats like this.
‘Sextortion’ scam uses password breaches to target victims
Scammers are upping their sexual extortion game. Cyber-scammers are the ultimate opportunists. And the latest scam uses stolen passwords and sexual blackmail, according to a report from Barracuda Networks.
Stolen Data Used in Ongoing Sextortion Scam
Using consumer data stolen in data breaches and made available on the dark web, cyber-criminals have launched a sextortion phishing campaign, according to research from Barracuda Networks.
New 'Sextortion' Schemes Fueled by Stolen Passwords & Credentials
This article on research from Barracuda Labs on sextortion scams features commentary from Jonathan Tanner, a senior security researcher at Barracuda.
Email Scam Artists Threaten To Release Sex Videos: Barracuda
This article reports on research Barracuda Labs conducted on sextortion scams, a new type of phishing attack that leverages passwords stolen in previous breaches to trick victims into paying large amounts of Bitcoin.
Sextortion plot uses public breach data to trick victims into thinking they were hacked
Two research reports - one from Barracuda - address an ongoing “sextortion” scam in which attackers use publicly available lists of breached email addresses and passwords to contact victims and blackmail them with false claims that they were caught viewing pornography.
Bogus Porn Emails Using Old Passwords to Scam You Out of Cash
Two reports, including one from Barracuda Labs, look at a phishing attack that uses passwords compromised in previous breaches to make emails threatening to reveal explicit videos more convincing.
Sextortionist Campaigns Get Personal, Creative to Force Payouts
Barracuda and another security firm warn of a flurry of “sextortion” campaigns recently that use new, creative and sometimes extreme methods that leverage personal information and sex-related activity to spur victims to pay thousands to hackers.
Reputation in the era of phishing and Facebook
In this article, Asaf Cidon, VP of email security at Barracuda, looks at how attacks on social networks are contributing phishing attempts.
SD-WAN Adoption Study: 33% of Enterprises Have Completed Deployments at Most Locations
This article covers key findings from Barracuda's new global research study on SD-WAN deployments, challenges, and benefits.
SD-WAN Report: It's All About Security
This article from Virtualization Review highlights Barracuda's new global research report "The Challenges and Opportunities of SD-WAN.
Barracuda: Pure-Play SD-WAN Vendors, Keep Your Paws Off My Firewall
This interview with Ezra Hookano, vice president of channels for Barracuda Networks, covers Barracuda's new study on SD-WAN adoption and looks at why a firewall that includes SD-WAN functionality is a smarter option than trusting pure-play SD-WAN vendors to handle security.
CISO: Tips to Get the Board Onboard with Security
As security becomes a top priority for businesses, the chief information security officer is increasingly tapped to present to the board of directors about risk mitigation and security strategy. Advice from Greg Arnette, technology evangelist at Barracuda Networks, is highlighted in this article.
Global Study Reveals Increased SD-WAN Deployments, But Networking and Security Challenges Persist
Research Indicates Improved Network Security, Connectivity, Flexibility, and Cost Savings with SD-WAN
Security Awareness: 5 Creative Ways to Train Employees on Cybersecurity
Mike Vizzi, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Barracuda’s PhishLine email protection product line, explains why security awareness in the workplace takes effective training.
3 Ways AI Is Making You Safer
This piece from Fortune staff writers looks at three ways artificial intelligence is being use defensively in different industries, including a mention about how Barracuda Networks is using AI to pinpoint phishing attacks.
Ransomware Attacks Target Public & Government Orgs With More Frequency, Ferocity
This article from Security Now looks at the increased targeting of public and government organizations, such as the attacks on Atlanta, Baltimore, and the Port of Barcelona earlier this year. The article includes commentary from Darius Goodall, director of product marketing at Barracuda Networks.
Recovery Systems Protect Campus Data From Potential Threats
Higher education IT pros protect their data (and gain peace of mind) via solid recovery strategies. Find out how one university built their successful strategy around Barracuda Backup.
4 Ways to Fight the Email Security Threat
It's time to reimagine employee training with fresh, more aggressive approaches that better treat email security as a fundamentally human problem. Asaf Cidon, VP, Email Security, Barracuda shares his advice on how to fight email security threats in the article for Dark Reading.
BEC attack scams Texas school district out of $600,000
This article about a Texas school district that was hit with a business email compromise (BEC) attack resulting in a $600,000 loss for the district includes research from a recent Barracuda study on BEC.
Port of San Diego Continues to Recover from Ransomware Attack
Recent attack highlights the importance of data backups in the face of ransomware threats. Darius Goodall, director of product marketing at Barracuda, shares expert advice on how to recover from a successful ransomware attack.
Asaf Cidon, Barracuda Networks: Malware Isn’t the Biggest Worry Nowadays, Credential Theft Is
In this Q&A with TechNadu, Asaf Cidon, Vice President of Email Security at Barracuda Networks talks about online security, artificial intelligence, and the mistakes people make online.
Barracuda Expands Leadership with its Public Cloud Security Solutions, Exceeds 200 Net New Customer Deployments
Growth Fueled by Flexible Deployment and Consumption Models, New Customers, MSP Growth, and Industry Recognition
How to combat the rise of account takeovers from hackers
Why are account takeovers on the rise? And how can businesses prevent this method of attack? Asaf Cidon, from Barracuda Networks, helps Information Age answer these questions
Email security should be more of a channel focus
Customers are leaving themselves exposed to threats as they move to hosted email offerings without adding data protection. Chris Ross, SVP, Sales, International, Barracuda Networks, weighs in.
Leaving the NYSE was 'best decision yet,' Barracuda CEO says
In an interview with the Silicon Valley Business Journal, Barracuda CEO BJ Jenkins discusses the company’s biggest opportunities in security and why going private was the best decision he and the company made.
Latest Facebook hack will be ‘catalyst’ for regulation, says Barracuda CEO
Facebook’s recently disclosed hack, which affected at least 50 million users, is likely to trigger more regulation from the federal government, predicts BJ Jenkins — CEO and president of Barracuda Networks.
Securing the software-defined wide-area network – Six critical functions
As the network perimeter dissolves, implementing security controls is more complex. Hatem Naguib, SVP and GM of of Barracuda's security business writes about important considerations for organizations trying to secure SD-WAN.
10 Tactics For Teaching Cybersecurity Best Practices To Your Whole Company
Barracuda PhishLine is highlighted in this Forbes article about how companies can teach cybersecurity best practices to their employees.
Executive Insights on the Current and Future State of Security
Want to learn more about the current and future state of security? Check out this article where DZone writer Tom Smith talked to multiple security executives, including Nitzan Miron, vice president, product management, application security services at Barracuda.
Barracuda Announces Integration with Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN
Barracuda CloudGen Firewall Now Available for Customers Using Azure Virtual WAN for Large-scale Branch Connectivity
Account takeover attacks ramping up, leading to explosion of phishing
ATO attacks steal a person's credentials and use them to send emails from their account, according to a recent Barracuda Networks report.
Barracuda makes three e-mail solutions available on a single SKU
Barracuda also related their latest Threat Spotlight, which found that account takeover incidents, which are addressed by the Barracuda Sentinel solution that is part of the bundle, are increasing in frequency.
Barracuda Introduces Total Email Protection Bundle
New email protection bundle offers customers and partners an easier way to buy Barracuda email protection
Barracuda Unveils Email Security Bundle To Simplify Administration
The Total Email Protection bundle will make it easier for partners to sell the full Barracuda email security suite to customers while providing protected margins of between 20 percent and 30 percent, says channel executive Ezra Hookano.
Disrupt Yourself -- or Someone Else Will
Barracuda's Greg Arnette writes about why business leaders must figure out how to disrupt themselves more quickly than ever before in order to survive.
Barracuda Networks Positioned in the Challengers Quadrant of the 2018 Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls
Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, today announced that it has been recognized as a Challenger in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls.
Real estate transactions in the crosshairs.
In this podcast from The Cyber Wire, Barracuda's Asaf Cidon shares the social engineering trends his team is tracking.
ThreatList: 60% of BEC Attacks Fly Under the Radar
Based on recent Barracuda research, this news brief from Threatpost discusses how up to 60 percent of business email compromise (BEC) attacks don’t involve a malicious link, making it more difficult for employees and email security systems to spot that something is amiss.
Executive compromise attacks don’t always have malicious links: Report
This news article from IT World Canada reviews the results of an analysis performed by Barracuda on email attacks and their targets.
Think You Have Cybersecurity Taken Care Of? Think Again
This feature article from Forbes about security realities that many companies are overlooking includes research from Barracuda about the number of phishing attacks happening per month.
The malware that infected the world reinvents itself
This article from Fox News discusses the RIG Exploit kit that was responsible for infecting computers at a rate, on average, of 27,000 per day, and how the crippling malware is back in a form called CEIDPageLock. The article includes commentary from Barracuda's Asaf Cidon, VP, email security.
Are Your Employees Ready to Deal with an E-mail Compromise Attack?
This article from Total Security Daily Advisor discusses the complexity of phishing attacks and tips on how your employees can prevent them. It includes Barracuda research on business email compromise.
Study: Most email cyberfraud attacks do not include phishing links
This news brief by NAFCU looks at the results of a study conducted by Barracuda on the prevalence of BEC attacks, and it provides insight on how to avoid falling victim of a BEC scam.
Who's At Greatest Risk for BEC Attacks? Not the CEO
A common misconception in security is that business email compromise (BEC) attacks most frequently target corporate leaders, specifically CEOs and CFOs. Research from the Barracuda Sentinel team reveals who's targeted the most by BEC.
CFOs & Financial Employees Become Good Scam Targets
This news article by Credit Union Times looks at how CFOs and financial employees are the most at risk of being targeted in business email compromise schemes, according to the most recent global research report from Barracuda Networks.
Lots of email scams are surprisingly simple but effective, report says
About 60 percent of business email fraud does not involve a malicious link, but rather a plain text message that can be surprisingly effective when wording and context seem authentic, according to a report released Thursday by Barracuda Networks.
Nearly Half of All Business Email Attacks Request Money Transfers – Barracuda Networks
This feature article from TechNadu discusses the prevalence of wire transfer requests in BEC attacks, based on research by Barracuda.
Study: Wire Transfer Fraud Tops BEC Attack List
This article from MediaPost looks at the results of a study done by Barracuda on business email compromise (BEC) and how wire transfer emails are the most common BEC attacks.
Fake CEOs appear in nearly half of phishing scam emails
This article from ITProPortal looks at the report released by Barracuda on the frequency of "CEO fraud" in business email compromise (BEC) attacks.
Beware: Hackers are trying to scam your company with this attack
This feature article from TechRepublic looks at the results of a Barracuda report on how business email compromise attacks have led to billions in fraud losses in recent years, and highlights how to avoid them.
BEC fraud burgeoning despite training
This feature article covers the Barracuda Threat Spotlight on business email compromise (BEC) and highlights research from the Barracuda Sentinel team.
Barracuda CloudGen Firewall Achieves Recommended Rating in the 2018 NSS Labs Next Generation Firewall Group Test
Barracuda announced that Barracuda CloudGen Firewall received a Recommended Rating from NSS Labs in their 2018 Next Generation Firewall Group Test.
Phishing problems: 3.2M emails blocked in a month
In this podcast from CSO Online, Asaf Cidon, vice president of email security at Barracuda Networks, talks with host Steve Ragan about a recent uptick in phishing attacks, including a spike in business email compromise (BEC) attacks.
Barracuda Accelerates Growth in Email Protection and Expands Customer Base to More Than 50,000
Barracuda achieved 36 percent bookings growth year over year for its email protection products, compared to 9 percent in the first quarter fiscal 2018.
Rush to the Cloud Creates Risk of Overspending
This article from The Wall Street Journal looks at how for larger firms, overestimating cloud capacity can translate into millions of lost dollars in IT budgets a year. It features expert commentary from Barracuda’s Tim Jefferson, VP, Public Cloud.
DZone Research: Cloud Concerns
This article from DZone discusses the insights on the current and future state of the cloud based on research they gathered from IT executives from 33 companies about their, and their clients’, use of the cloud. It includes insight from Tim Jefferson, VP of Public Cloud for Barracuda Networks.
Barracuda Networks Extends WAF Reach to Google Cloud Platform
This news article from Security Boulevard discusses how Barracuda Networks has made its web application firewall (WAF) available on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
Barracuda's CloudGen WAF Lands on Google Compute Platform
This news article by eWeek looks at how Barracuda now supports all three major public cloud providers with its CloudGen Web Application Firewall technology and enables multicloud management capabilities.
Barracuda CloudGen WAF Now Available for Google Cloud Platform
Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, today announced the availability of its CloudGen WAF on Google Cloud Platform (GCP), offering GCP customers application protection.
Barracuda CloudGen WAF available for Google Cloud Platform with its application protection and automation capabilities
This news article from Computer Technology Review discusses Barracuda's extension of its CloudGen WAF to GCP customers for enhanced protection, time to market, and automation capabilities.
Barracuda Web Application Firewall Named a Strong Performer by Independent Research Firm
Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, today announced that the Barracuda Web Application Firewall (WAF) has been named a Strong Performer in ”The Forrester Wave™: Web Application Firewalls, Q2 2018.”
Advances in Malicious Phishing and Social Engineering Techniques Require Updated Approaches
This feature article from Total Security Daily Advisor is a walk-through compiled from a new report from Barracuda Networks on the various types of phishing e-mails your users are up against each day, and what they can do to stay safe from creative cyber criminals.
A year after the Equifax breach, what security lessons have been learned?
In this opinion article for Information Management, Barracuda's Fleming Shi discusses the biggest security lessons organizations should learn from the Equifax breach.
1.7 Million Phishing Emails Blocked in June: Barracuda Networks
Brand-name spoofing still a popular tactic to lure victims into giving up their login credentials and payment card information, new data from Barracuda Networks shows.
Barracuda Warns Of Email Money And Information Schemes
Based on a report by Barracuda, this news brief from MediaPost looks at the warning signs of email money and information schemes.
Phishing Attacks Are Increasing & Gaining in Sophistication
This article by Security Now showcases how phishing attacks remain one of the oldest types of security concerns, but that doesn't mean they have lost their ability to trick end-users into clicking. In fact, a recent Barracuda report shows increasingly sophisticated and deceptive schemes.
Business pros beware: Phishing attacks are impersonating Netflix and Citibank
Highlighting research from Barracuda, this news article from TechRepublic looks at the increase in phishing attacks, the latest tactics cyber criminals are using, and how to protect yourself.
Cost of Email Security Breaches Rises
This news article from Security Boulevard looks at how email is the single-biggest threat vector and the costs associated with those attacks are increasing, causing a big concern. The piece highlights research by Barracuda.
Increased demand for cybersecurity training is a gap MSPs should fill
This article from Smarter MSP discusses the importance of end-user training in the prevention of spear phishing and other cyber security attacks, based on findings by Barracuda.
Email Threats Increase; Most Vulnerable: Those With Financial Access
This article from Credit Union Times discusses how email security threats are so pervasive, almost 90 percent of companies surveyed by Barracuda faced an email-based security threat in the past year.
Firewalls and the Cloud
This article from Devops Digest includes commentary from Barracuda's Tim Jefferson and looks at concerns about deploying traditional firewalls in the cloud and how using security tools designed for the public cloud can make a business more secure than they were operating purely on-premises.
Department of Justice announces massive arrest in email scammer case
The U.S. Department of Justice has nabbed scores of scammers involved in fraud totaling millions of dollars.
Almost all business report being hit with an email-borne attack, survey
The Barracuda survey found employers are experiencing more email attacks with 81 percent seeing an increase in the last year, and 25 percent of those describing the increase as being dramatic
New Global Research Underscores Continued Increase in Email Threats and its Impact on Staff and Productivity
Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, today announced key findings from a new global research report.
Financial Services in the Ransomware Crosshairs: Why and What to Do
Cybercriminals are leveraging ransomware threats to extort big money from organizations of all sizes in every industry, but financial services organizations are one of today’s primary targets.
X-ray your SaaS apps to reveal hidden security vulnerabilities
Best practices to understand security evaluations what is happening "under the hood" of cloud/SaaS applications.
Barracuda Expands its PhishLine Product Portfolio with New, Channel Ready Security Awareness Training for Mid-Sized Companies
Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, today announced that it has expanded its PhishLine product portfolio with a streamlined edition well-suited for organizations with less than 1,000 employees.
Cybercriminals impersonate popular file sharing services to take over email accounts
Email account takeover attacks are growing, and attackers are impersonating OneDrive and other popular web services to steal credentials from employees.
Barracuda introduces cloud-delivered web application firewall
Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service simplifies and accelerates the deployment of web application security.
New Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service provides cloud-delivered web application firewall
The Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service simplifies and accelerates the deployment of web application security.
Barracuda Drops Cloud-Delivered Web Application Firewall Service
Barracuda Networks now sells its web application firewall (WAF) as a cloud-delivered, managed service.
Barrracuda Networks Unfurls WAF Cloud Service
Barracuda Networks announced today a managed cloud-based web application firewall (WAF) service that cybersecurity professionals can configure using a five-step wizard process.
Achieving Effective Application Security in a Cloud Generation
Cloud application security requires new approaches, policies, configurations, and strategies that both allow organizations to address business needs and security risks in unison.
Barracuda announced a new cloud-delivered web application firewall (WAF)
The service offers configuration options from zero-touch via Barracuda Vulnerability Remediation Service - which enables administrators to find, automatically fix and continuously monitor web application vulnerabilities - to policy customization.
Barracuda Launches Web Application Firewall as a Service
Barracuda is making its Web Application Firewall platform available in a cloud-delivered model that benefits from a new management interface and improved configuration.
Industry Insight: Collaboration Tools: The Next Great Security Risk
Whether it's a workflow-based utility such as Asana or a chat-oriented app such as Slack, these tools have also created new opportunities for cybercriminals looking to access your company's most vital information.
Industry Insight: Collaboration Tools Might Be The Next Great Security Risk
If your business uses collaboration tools, then your company's most valuable information may be at risk.
Best security software: How 9 cutting-edge tools tackle today's threats
Calling the Barracuda WAF a firewall is seriously selling it short.
New Necurs variant uses internet shortcuts, Quant Loader to deliver payloads
"This script next produces Quant Loader, a secondary downloader that security researchers from Barracuda recently observed."
Barracuda Networks Rethinks Cybersecurity Training for Users
Barracuda Networks, following its acquisition of PhishLine, wants to encourage companies to take a more positive approach to cybersecurity training, helping users how to better recognize spear-phishing attempts along with other forms of cyberattacks that rely on social engineering to trick them into giving up their credentials.
8 Security Products That Made News at RSA Conference 2018
Barracuda announced PhishLine Levelized Programs, an effort to measure user resistance to phishing attacks.
Barracuda Offers A Service To Measure Resistance To Phishing
Barracuda Networks, Inc. has launched a service designed to help users measure resistance to phishing attacks.
Barracuda Introduces Innovative Approach to Measure Resistance to Phishing Attacks
Continuing momentum with its recent PhishLine acquisition, Barracuda introduces an innovative way to measure the ability of users to resist phishing attacks.
URL file attacks spread Quant Loader
A recent spate of attacks using phishing, social engineering, exploits, and obfuscation are being used to spread a Quant Loader trojan capable of distributing ransomware and password stealers.
A new email attack could infect you with ransomware and steal your passwords
A new outbreak of the Quant Loader trojan is tricking vulnerable users into opening malicious attachments that bypass browser security features.
Quant Loader Trojan Spreads Via Microsoft URL Shortcut Files
Researchers are warning of a new email phishing campaign that downloads and launches the Quant Loader trojan, capable of distributing ransomware and stealing passwords.
100% of web applications vulnerable to attack, despite billions spent on security efforts
Vulnerabilities and attacks on networked devices have surged in the past decade, while spam emails have dropped, according to a Trustwave report.
Facebook Face-off: What's It All Mean For Emailers?
Barracuda surveyed 350 attendees at the recent Cloud Expo Europe show in London. It found that 55% now trust Facebook less. What’s more, 12% have gone so far as to delete their accounts and 29% have taken measures to amend their security and thin their sharing.
Experiences and attitudes towards cloud-specific security capabilities
Dimensional research conducted a survey of IT professionals responsible for cloud environments.
Barracuda Networks Survey: DevSecOps Is Hard
Organizations that have adopted DevSecOps processes may be making progress when it comes to improving cybersecurity, but it’s far from easy.
62% of enterprise IT leaders say on-premises security is better than cloud
Three-quarters of IT professionals share cloud security duties with their cloud providers, according to Dimensional Research.
IT Faces Challenges with Firewalls in the Cloud
The cloud is redefining the role of the firewall, and an overwhelming 83% of IT professionals in a recent survey have concerns about deploying traditional firewalls in nontraditional topographies.
Atlanta is offline as ransomware attack cripples city computer network
Atlanta is the latest victim of a broad-scale ransomware attack that knocked out computer networks across the city.
Types of Firewalls: What IT Security Pros Need to Know
Firewalls are as central to IT security as anti-virus programs are to PCs, and the multi-billion-dollar market remains large and growing.
Buyers Biting On Anti-Phishing Security
The anti-phishing threat management space has already seen a handful of deals this year, and more could be on the way as phishing, in which hackers try to steal information through email trickery, still pose a threat to businesses.
Avoiding the 7 biggest threats to data backup
Backing up data shouldn’t mean back-of-mind security.
Email Security for Your Business
Every business uses email, yet many are unaware of the extent to which it poses a security threat.
Scammers Attaching Banking Password-Stealing Malware to MS Office Docs
A "Critical Alert" is issued after banking passwords are stolen through Microsoft Office accounts.
Cyberattack Uses Attachments to Steal Passwords
A new threat spotlight from Barracuda draws attention to password stealers, where cybercriminals are using common attachment file types such as PDFs and Word documents to steal user passwords.
Inside Security (Mar 2nd, 2018)
With the advent and increasing usage of saving passwords; however, malware can simply break whatever security mechanism is protecting the passwords and upload them all at once.
Barracuda Warns Of Phishing Scams Using Word, Excel Documents
Barracuda has flagged several cybersecurity threats through its new advisory platform Barracuda Security Insight.
Best security software: How 5 cutting-edge tools tackle today's threats
Calling the Barracuda WAF a firewall is seriously selling it short. It’s more like the core of an independent bastion of cybersecurity, able to inspect both inbound and outgoing traffic.
Barracuda Security Insight Platform Reveals Highly Weaponized File Types
Barracuda Security Insight is a new advisory platform offering detailed real-time threat intelligence and security risk information to help consumers and IT professionals remain aware of current global threat levels.
Thoma Bravo Completes Acquisition of Barracuda
Thoma Bravo, LLC., a leading private equity investment firm, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, in an all-cash transaction valued at $1.6 billion.
Hackers Using Fake Emails from Trusted Tools to Steal Small Business Credentials
Cybercriminals Impersonating IC3, Docs, Outlook & DocuSign
Cybercriminals want personal identifiable information, so bad they mimic seemingly legitimate enterprises.
Malware-Free Phishing: The New Cyber Threat
An insidious form of email phishing is hitting companies. But there’s no malware, no attachments -- none of the things that might tip off IT departments; nor are victims asked to wire transfer money.
Cloud Cornerstones: 19 New Ways To Connect Storage To AWS
These 19 storage vendors, both hardware- and software-focused, in the last half-year or so have introduced new ways to connect their wares to Amazon Web Services or otherwise take advantage of AWS' hyper-scale capabilities.
Cloud security configuration errors put data at risk; new tools can help
For companies that run entirely in the cloud, the entire business can be at risk. That has some looking for help with monitoring and verifying cloud security configuration.
Conditions Favorable to Make 2018 a Big Year for Security Buyouts
The new year has started off with a flurry of acquisition activity in the cyber-security space that is likely to continue for the rest of the year.
Best security software: How cutting-edge tools tackle today's threats
We go hands-on with some of the most innovative, useful and, arguably, best security software from today's most important cybersecurity technology categories.
How to Select a Public Cloud Provider
The best approach to selecting a public cloud vendor may be to find the best fit for individual workloads on a case-by-case basis.
Barracuda Achieves Second Amazon Web Services Security Competency for its Cloud Generation Firewalls
Barracuda Is One of the First Security Vendors to Achieve AWS Competency Partner Status with Multiple Security Solutions Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE: CUDA), a provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, today announced that the Barracuda NextGen Firewall has achieved Amazon
Barracuda Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results
- Q3 total revenue grew to $94.7 million - Q3 GAAP earnings per share of $0.14, and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.21 - Total active subscribers increased 16% year-over-year to over 360,000 Barracuda Networks, Inc . (NYSE: CUDA), a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protec
Barracuda Networks Acquires PhishLine
Barracuda Networks has acquired phishing simulation SaaS company PhishLine.
Barracuda acquires Phishline
Barracuda announced today it has acquired the social engineering simulation and training firm PhishLine.
Barracuda Buys Training Provider PhishLine To Bolster Protection Against Email-Borne Threats
Storage and security vendor Barracuda has purchased social engineering simulation and training platform player PhishLine to help customers better measure and report on risks.
Barracuda Networks buys phishing simulation company PhishLine
Barracuda Networks announced that it has acquired phishing simulation SaaS company PhishLine.
Barracuda Acquires PhishLine
PhishLine's Social Engineering Simulation and Training Platform Expands Barracuda Solutions to Protect Against Email-borne Targeted Attacks Barracuda Networks, Inc . (NYSE: CUDA), a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, today announced it has acquired Phish