Monthly Threat Reports

Welcome to our Monthly Threat Report Hub, your go-to resource for the latest insights in email security. Each month, explore in-depth analyses from Hornetsecurity’s Security Lab, specializing in forensic examinations of current and critical security threats. Tailored for CISOs, Microsoft 365 admins, and all cybersecurity enthusiasts, the Monthly Threat Reports will keep you one step ahead of hackers. Discover and download the latest reports to fortify your organization against evolving cyber threats.

Monthly Threat Report May 2024: Satya Nadella’s Statement on Security, and a New UK Law Impacting the Industry

Monthly Threat Report May 2024: Satya Nadella’s Statement on Security, and a New UK Law Impacting the Industry

This month saw PDF files emerge as the prime target in email attacks, Microsoft’s CEO, Satya Nadella, affirmed the company’s commitment to addressing security concerns. Additionally, the introduction of new security guidelines for IoT and home devices by the British law PSTI underscores a proactive approach to safeguarding digital ecosystems.
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Monthly Threat Report April 2024: Impersonation Attacks, and the US CSRB’s Report on Storm-0558

Monthly Threat Report April 2024: Impersonation Attacks, and the US CSRB’s Report on Storm-0558

This month, key highlights include a critical report on Microsoft’s response to the Storm-0558 attack, urging enhanced public cloud security. The US Federal Trade Commission reported $1.1 billion in losses from impersonation attacks in 2023. Furthermore, there was a narrow escape from a potentially catastrophic supply chain attack on a widely-used Linux library.
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Monthly Threat Report November 2023: Holiday Email Threat Increases and More Zero-Days

Monthly Threat Report November 2023: Holiday Email Threat Increases and More Zero-Days

This month’s report highlights a slight increase in spam messages, a higher brand impersonation attempts in shipping and finance, ongoing security developments at Microsoft, a significant vulnerability in Citrix NetScalers, and legal actions against SolarWinds and their CISO for fraud and security lapses related to the 2020 SunBurst incident.
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