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17 Feb 2020
Now Customize Your Phish Threat Training Email Address
News: Feature update Overview Phishing attacks use multiple tactics to appear legitimate, the senders email address and domain name used is arguably one of the biggest tale-tale signs. So, when sending training emails related to your Phish Threat campaigns, you want users to know it’s you, and that it’s safe to click. That’s why we’re pleased to release the ability for customers to customize...
3 Jan 2019
Phish Threat Now Available in Dutch
News: Feature update Overview We’re pleased to announce that in the latest update to Sophos Phish Threat, IT teams can now carry out phishing simulation and a variety of cybersecurity awareness courses in Dutch language - providing the most effective training experience to drive down your risk from attack. 100’s of Simulated Phishing Attacks Customize your Dutch language campaign from a range...
3 Dec 2018
Upgrade to the latest Phish Threat
Upgrade opportunity We have now activated the latest version of Phish Threat for all V1 accounts – making it simple to switch. The list of new features added to Phish Threat 2 since launching in February 2018 is growing all the time. If you’re currently using our original version (V1), there has never been a better time for you to switch. Find the latest version in your Sophos Central account Customers...
26 Nov 2018
Phish Threat Randomized Attacks
News: Feature update Overview The latest update to Phish Threat allows you to select up to five attack emails during campaign setup and serve them to users in random order, providing a more effective training experience. Multi-template customization When selecting up to five email templates, the customization step now provides full visibility into each template with a new template carousel. This provides...
17 Oct 2018
Report Spam and Phishing with the Phish Threat Outlook add-in
News: Feature update Overview Over the course of the next week Sophos Phish Threat Outlook add-in will launch - allowing employees to report suspected phishing and spam messages with one click right from Outlook. Available for Outlook for Windows and Mac, Outlook Web Access, Office 365 and Exchange environments - it turns all employees into an active line of defense against cyberattack. Benefits of Sophos Outlook...
12 Sep 2018
30 New Training Courses Added to Phish Threat
News: Feature update Overview The latest update for Phish Threat includes more than 30 new award-winning training modules. Plus, new ways to find the latest email templates fast. All items in the article have already been added to your Phish Threat 2 account, so you can benefit immediately! New Award-Winning Training We’re excited to announce our latest Phish Threat learning partnership with Ninjio...
15 Jun 2018
Phish Threat 2 - Attachment Campaigns and Custom Landing Pages
News: Feature update Overview The latest update for Phish Threat is here, with attachment campaigns and customizable training landing pages now live. This allows you to simulate phishing emails containing malicious attachments, which in the real world, could download malware, including ransomware, then advise caught employees of the need for education with training landing pages customized in your own brand. SophosLabs...
29 May 2018
Phish Threat 2 - Credential Harvesting and Gartner Reviews
News: Feature update Overview The latest update for Phish Threat 2 is here, with Credential Harvesting campaigns now live, allowing you to simulate fraudulent phishing websites that lure employees into entering their access credentials. Two sides to every campaign Effective Credential Harvesting campaigns have two parts – the phishing email, and the website used to capture an employee’s login details...
10 May 2018
Phish Threat 2 – Feature Update: New Training Campaigns, Customization Options and More
News: Feature update Overview Frequent phishing attacks are now common for IT Managers, with 41% seeing at least daily phishing attacks in a recent Sophos study with Freeform Dynamics. Phish Threat provides a unique window onto the organisation, and its employees susceptibility to attack, through regular phishing simulation tests and engaging training in nine languages, plus full reporting to measure employee awareness...
1 Dec 2017
Phish Threat November content roundup
Phish Threat rolled out another batch of new phishing templates in November, including: AGL energy bill Amazon UK order confirmation Apple two-factor authentication update Australia Post delivery failure Bell Canada account activation Commonwealth Bank account notification FedEx delivery notice LinkedIn InMail Microsoft Teams chat notification NatWest security update OneDrive shared document ...
30 Nov 2017
Latest Phish Threat template: Uber data breach
Uber's been in the news for all the wrong reasons lately. The most recent example being news that the company failed to disclose -- and attempted to cover up -- a 2016 data breach affecting an estimated 57 million Uber passengers and drivers. Of course, this is just the kind of event that attackers take advantage of to prey on consumers' fear. To help our Sophos customers prepare their employees, Phish Threat...
1 Nov 2017
Phish Threat adds two trainings and eleven new phishing templates
By popular demand, we added two new training modules to Phish Threat in October. Both trainings are available to all Phish Threat customers. Intro to Phishing (2 min): this short phishing overview is perfect for new users and covers the basics of how to spot a phish. Public Wi-fi (5 min): this training exposes the dangers of connecting to public wi-fi hotspots through an engaging first-hand demonstration. The...
9 Oct 2017
'Equifax Credit Monitoring Alert' template now available in Phish Threat
If you're a US customer, you've no doubt heard of the massive data breach at Equifax last month, affecting an estimated 143 million American consumers. Unfortunately, attackers will use events like these to prey on users' fear. Equifax itself was sending customers to a fake phishing site for weeks . As a Phish Threat customer, you can prepare your users for this type of attack using the new 'Equifax...
26 Sep 2017
Phish Threat adds new Ransomware training
The Phish Threat team has released a Ransomware training module for end users. The training covers: What is ransomware? What does it look like? Common infection vectors The financial impact of ransomware CryptoLocker and Crypto-ransomware Techniques for avoiding and preventing ransomware Phish Threat customers can begin using the new training in their campaigns today. Want to try Phish Threat? Sign...
5 Sep 2017
New attack templates and training modules
Another month, another round of content updates for Phish Threat. In August, we released two new training modules and three new phishing attacks. Here's a rundown of what's new: Training modules GDPR compliance Setting up 2-factor authentication for social media accounts Phishing templates British Gas breach notification Reply to a previous inquiry: this attack is clever because it makes...
1 Aug 2017
New Phish Threat attack templates
The Phish Threat team regularly publishes updates to our template library. Throughout June and July, you may have noticed some new attacks show up. In case you missed it, here's a recap of what we've added: BT (British Telecom) breach notification DVLA (UK Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency) tax refund Telstra Fitness First membership offer Dan Murphy's office drinks night New Zealand Inland...
21 Jul 2017
Best Practices Guide: Designing a Phishing and Security Awareness Training Program
Now available: a guide to getting started with your first phishing and security awareness training program.
25 Apr 2017
New Features and Enhancements for Sophos Phish Threat
The latest improvements to Sophos Phish Threat will be available on April 25, 2017. New Features: - Customizable Landing Pages and Notifications: attack landing pages, training completion pages, and training completion notifications are now f...