LinkedIn top brand in phishing attempts
Check Point Research , a threat intelligence arm of Check Point
Software Technologies and a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions globally , has published its Brand Phishing Report for Q2 2022 . The report highlights the brands that were most frequently imitated by cybercriminals in their attempts to steal individuals ’ personal information or payment credentials over the quarter .
LinkedIn continued its reign as one of the most imitated brands after entering the rankings for the first-time in Q1 . While its share has dropped slightly ; down from 52 % in Q1 to 45 % of all phishing attempts in Q2 , this is still a worrying trend that highlights the ongoing risks facing users of the trusted social media platform .
One of the most striking rises in technology household names being exploited was Microsoft , making up 13 % of all brand phishing attempts , more than double the amount in the previous quarter and edging DHL into third place with 12 %. Some new brands entering the top 10 were : Adidas , Adobe and HSBC although all on low single digits , these brands will be followed closely by researchers in Q3 for any developments .
Social networks generally continue to be the most imitated category , followed by technology which , this quarter , took over second place from shipping .
Ivanti extends Neurons platform to optimise the digital employee experience
Ivanti , the provider of the Ivanti Neurons automation platform that discovers , manages , secures and services IT assets from cloud to Edge , has announced Ivanti Neurons for Digital Experience which helps IT teams to better understand , measure and improve their digital employee experience . With this release , Ivanti continues to deliver on its mission of enabling and securing the Everywhere Workplace by combining IT Service Management
( ITSM ), Unified Endpoint Management ( UEM ) and cybersecurity to empower IT teams with a 360-degree view of their entire IT estate .
Ivanti Neurons is a hyperautomation platform that leverages Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to address the growing demands placed on IT and security teams amid the global shift to remote and hybrid work .
It autonomously self-heals and self-secures devices and provides personalised self-service experiences to end users .
Ivanti Neurons uses hyperautomation to provide real-time intelligence across all assets in the Everywhere Workplace , including every endpoint and the IoT Edge , while delivering a consumer-grade employee experience .
Ivanti plans updates to Ivanti Neurons on a quarterly basis , in addition to continually enhancing solutions across the entire platform , to further help customers quickly and securely embrace the future of work .
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