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Phish Scale – A new way of weighting phishing emails!

Phishing is the most common attack vector currently used by hackers. Phishing refers to the sending of e-mails that are intended to intercept sensitive information. For this purpose, these e-mails are disguised as if they come from a trusted person. Since phishing is a well-known problem, many companies train their employees with phishing campaigns. A US institute has now created a new form of evaluation, the so-called Phish Scale, which is intended to help to better understand the results of such phishing campaigns.

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Microsoft products do not comply with German data protection laws!

Microsoft products have become an integral part of most companies and schools. Due to the Corona pandemic, Microsoft teams in particular gained users in addition to the usual products, such as Microsoft Word or Microsoft Power Point. At the data protection conference, data protection activists from Germany have now announced that Microsoft products do not comply with data protection laws in Germany.

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Pentest Trends 2020 – You can expect these topics in the webinar on 25.09!

On Friday 25.09.2020, AWARE7 will host a webinar on the Pentest Trends 2020. Matteo Große-Kampmann will provide current figures and internal details on penetration tests performed from 10:00 a.m. How to register for this free webinar and what topics you can expect to hear is explained in this blog post.

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Pentest Tools #3 – SSLScan

In the third week of the blog series, in which we present various hacker tools, we are still in the reconnaissance phase, in which the attacker collects as much information as possible about the targets. The Pentest tool #3 is SSLScan. This scanner provides quick information about which encryption methods are used on the scanned server. So it can be quickly determined whether the encrypted connection is still at the current security standard.

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