Category Archives: Commercial

Combating Redirecting URL Links | Stewart Title Blog

In the past, I’ve revealed that one evasion technique cybercriminals use to avoid being blocked by email security technologies, is using legitimate (Microsoft) websites. This week Threatpost.com shared this new interesting twist: attackers are using YouTube and redirect features to get you to click on malicious links. Redirector URLs are commonly used by legitimate organizations …Read more

Dr Glenn Mueller’s Q4 2019 Commercial Real Estate Cycles Report

This quarterly Must Read report for commercial real estate professionals was just released.  Dr. Glenn Mueller’s Real Estate Cycles Q4 2019 report provides a concise overview of office, apartment, retail, and industrial commercial real estate markets across the country for 54 major metros based on almost 300 models tracking occupancy and rental rates.  Hotels were …Read more

Who Are You Really Replying To? | Stewart Title Blog

Today’s phish-of-the-week is nothing special, but there are two lessons to learn. At first glance, it’s a very plain and straightforward phishing email (Figure 1) attempting to steal user credentials by portraying itself as a closing document. Nothing out of the ordinary, yet it came with a lot of other emails and with perfect timing …Read more

Dr Glenn Mueller’s Q3 2019 Commercial Real Estate Cycles Report

This quarterly Must Read report for commercial real estate professionals was just released.  Dr. Glenn Mueller’s Real Estate Cycles Q3 2019 report provides a concise overview of office, apartment, retail, and industrial commercial real estate markets across the country for 54 major metros based on almost 300 models tracking occupancy and rental rates.  Hotels were …Read more

Phishing Emails Are Getting More Creative | Stewart Title Blog

Cybercriminals follow our every move. With every countermeasure we put in place, they create a workaround shortly thereafter. This week I picked an interesting email to demo. At first glance, nothing is out of the ordinary in this email. It meets all the qualifications of a typical spam or phishing email: unrecognized sender, no recipient …Read more

The New Buzz in Cyber Security | Stewart Title Blog

Apple released iOS 13 for iPhone Thursday, September 27. Here are a few highlights you were waiting for. Better performance Dark mode – This is an alternative color scheme designed to reduce eye strain. It can be triggered manually or be set up to adjust on a schedule (dusk-to-dawn, for example). Many app developers have …Read more