35 episodes

Each week, Phish Fryday features experts in phishing threat intelligence discussing the latest Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures used by threat actors and how to defend against them.

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Each week, Phish Fryday features experts in phishing threat intelligence discussing the latest Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures used by threat actors and how to defend against them.

    Phishing Threats with Palo Alto Unit 42

    Phishing Threats with Palo Alto Unit 42

    Phishing threats take many forms and are used to deliver malware, steal credentials, and entice recipients into taking actions they will later regret. Despite advances in technology, these threats continue to reach inboxes and continue to succeed. In this episode, we speak with Ryan Olson of Palo Alto’s Unit 42 and Cofense Intelligence Product Manager Mollie MacDougall.

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    Phish Fryday – Emotet Returns

    Coronavirus InfoCenter

    COVID-19: The Cybercrime Gold Rush of 2020

    Emotet Thread Hijacking, an Email Attack Technique

    Questions or comments? Reach us at phishfryday@cofense.com

    • 32 min
    Phishing Finance

    Phishing Finance

    For many organizations, financial transactions are a quick, intricate dance of payments, receivables, and reporting. It’s high stakes and high pressure. Drop a phish into the midst of this environment and bad things can happen. To discuss the role of finance in an organization and how attackers target the processes and pressures to commit cyber theft are Cofense CFO Mel Wesley, Cofense Co-founder and CTO Aaron Higbee, and Cofense Security Solution Advisor Tonia Dudley.

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    Real Phishing Threat Examples

    Cofense Submerge has gone Virtual

    Questions or comments? Reach us at phishfryday@cofense.com

    • 22 min
    Ransomware

    Ransomware

    According to the latest Ponemon Cost of Data Breach Report, over half of malicious breaches are financially motivated. When we follow the money, we see ransomware continuing to cause availability concerns, which can be addressed with mature disaster recovery plans. Not to be outdone, attackers are increasing their leverage to ensure a timely payment. Joining us this week are Cofense Cyber Threat Intelligence Analysts Brad Haas and Aaron Riley to talk about this latest move by threat actors.

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    Avaddon Ransomware Joins Data Exfiltration Trend

    Avaddon ransomware launches data leak site to extort victims

    Cofense Submerge has gone Virtual

    Questions or comments? Reach us at phishfryday@cofense.com

    • 19 min
    Phishing Defense Expertise

    Phishing Defense Expertise

    Identifying a phishing email is more than a yes/no, good/bad equation. If it’s bad, you need to know how bad it is. If my user clicked it, what happened? What do I need to do to protect my organization? Answering these questions requires a certain level of expertise with tools and strategies for analyzing malicious emails. Joining us this week is Cofense Director of Product Management Pete Smith to talk about the skills needed to break down an attack to understand the Indicators of Compromise that result from a successful attack.

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    Phishing attacks target locale-specific users

    Cofense Submerge 2020 goes virtual

    Cofense speaks with IMAX about phishing defense

    Request access to Ask an Expert

    Contact Pete Smith

    Questions or comments? Reach us at phishfryday@cofense.com

    • 14 min
    Emotet Returns

    Emotet Returns

    What started out as a banking trojan has now evolved into one of the most widespread and disruptive botnets threatening organizations worldwide. Emotet. After a brief hiatus earlier in 2020, Emotet has returned with a new trick up its sleeve. Here to talk about the dangers of Emotet and how to reduce your vulnerability to it is Cofense Senior Research Engineer and resident Emotet expert Jason Meurer.

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    Emotet stealing attachments

    Previous discussion about Emotet on Phish Fryday

    Cofense Virtual Submerge

    Questions or comments? Reach us at phishfryday@cofense.com

    • 13 min
    Q2 2020 Phishing Review

    Q2 2020 Phishing Review

    As phishing attacks remain a top threat to organizations across the globe, it’s critical to understand just what tactics and techniques attackers are using. Few have the resources to defend against every possibility, and so we must consider the actual threat landscape versus the theoretical. In this episode, we speak with Max Gannon about Cofense’s latest phishing report – what we’re seeing in the wild and what the future may hold.

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    Mass Logger Malware Could Be Massive

    Why Qakbot is so Dangerous

    The Q1 2020 Phishing Review

    Questions or comments? Reach us at phishfryday@cofense.com

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

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25 Ratings

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I always listen to this channel!

I’m looking to get into Cyber Security and this channels keeps me updated. Thanks!

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Insightful, engaging

Cofense has put together an understandable, pertinent podcast highlighting the most insidious threat vector still out there. Domain expertise never disappoints.

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A great listen.

Timely and relevant insights on active phishing threats from real intel experts.

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