All notable LUCY features from the past four Releases

Did you miss all these features from the past 12 months? From LUCY 3.7 to 4.3

From 3.7 -> 4.3 : This is a considerable list! See a summary of the functionalities we have built or expanded in the last 12 months.  

We have found that new features are often not noticed by users and therefore not used. That’s why we have summarized the most important new features of the last four major versions in this article.

  • LUCY Version 3.7 was the current release during LUCY Connect in October 2017 , since then
  • Four major releases were deployed until today: 4.0 (3.8, 3.9, 4.0 merged), 4.1, 4.2, 4.3


1.     People Testing Features and Enhancements

  1. Default campaign template for even more efficient campaign creations (3.7)
  2. Sending messages: CC, BCC and fake TO fields in messages (3.7)
  3. Gender-specific addressing using variables (4.0)
  4. Digital signature in phishing emails (4.1)
  5. Add attachments to PDF. Filebased Attack using the pdf format including an executable attachment (4.3)
  6. 315+ Attack templates and new languages like simplified Arabic, Chinese & Japanese

2.    Awareness Training Features and Enhancents

  1. A new Enduser profile page,your personal learning and training (3.7)
  2. Authoring Toolkit(4.0)
  3. Option for awareness results overwriting (4.0)
  4. Reputation-Based eLearning / ‘Maturity Model’ (4.0)
  5. Scorm export for Learning/Awareness Content (4.0)
  6. Attendance Certificate for successful training / Training Diploma (4.1)
  7. Full-featured LMS Advanced education portal for end users (4.3)
  8. Training library support (4.3)
  9. 180+ Training Templates containing 40+ Videos
  10. Screen locker Template – send data to the server on execution (4.0)

3.    User Engagement Features

  1. New Windows Incident Plug-In (split versions x32 / x64) (3.6)
  2. New Gmail Incident Plug-In (4.2)
  3. Office 365 Outlook plugin (3.7)
  4. Outlook plugin improvements:
    • Custom subject, multiple recipients, additional headers (X-CI-Report) (3.7)
    • Additional headers checkbox (4.0)
    • Configuration interface (4.0)
    • Custom image (4.0)
    • Localization support (4.0)
  5. Option to remove incident notification for emails generated by LUCY (4.0)
  6. Optional additional headers support (4.0)
  7. MS-Outlook / Office365© Incident Plugin improvements: configurable ribbon label, inline email forwarding options (4.1)
  8. Email Risk Score / Incident Auto Feedback (4.0)
  9. Gmail phishing button! (4.2)
  10. Extended Threat analysis for end users: Now extended information is available for endusers including charts, etc. (4.3)
  11. Threat Mitigation (4.0)

4.    New Infrastructure Assessment Features and Enhancements

  1. Risk Assessment Campaigns (4.0)
  2. Mail and Web Filter Test (Which file and message types ‘go through’?) (4.1) including CSV, PDF export of Mail & Web Filter Test results (4.3)
  3. Mail spoofing test (4.2)

5.    GUI, Stats, report and miscellaneous

  1. Widgets on the Dashboard (4.0)
  2. Stop All Campaigns” button (makes patching easier) (3.7)
  3. Custom logos in the campaign report. (3.7)
  4. Add comparison/benchmark charts into the report (3.6)
  5. Extended reporting options (3.6)
  6. New dashboard & new dashboard actions: It makes the handling much more straightforward, especially when you have a lot of campaigns running (3.7) or if you are a heavy user with lot of campaigns (4.0)
  7. Statistics: New real-time statistics overview (4.0)
  8. Campaign Variables enhancements, including the use of variables in headers and subject line (4.0)
  9. New report template variables: You can put ‘everything’ into your Campaign reports! (3.7)
  10. API: Integrate your personal LUCY instance into your corporate infrastructure or enhance the functionality. It’s a bidirectional Interface. (3.7)
  11. Track & monitor e-learning via API, dashboard or reports (4.2)
  12. Disable campaign checks option (3.7)
  13. Ability to enable/disable recipients (4.0)
  14. Campaign export page (4.0)
  15. Download template dialogue: Search and sorting (4.0)
  16. Improve additional groups in import (4.0)
  17. IP whitelist message (4.0)
  18. LDAP filter improvement (4.0)
  19. Recipient groups selection in schedule rule (4.0)
  20. Scheduler randomization (4.0) and improvements (4.1)
  21. User reputation in Lucy (who is not the same as reputation based e-learning)
  22. User reputation report (4.3)
  23. Recommended email domains in templates (4.1)
  24. Export Recipient Groups (4.1)
  25. Reports: Image placeholder (4.1)
  26. More Whitelabeling: Change default name, copyright, logo, etc. (4.1)
  27. Labeling / Whitelisting You can edit nearly all Text Messages or Labels (4.1)

6.    New or changed system specific components and functionality

  1. A new version of the active vulnerability detection feature based on own code, BeEF replaced (3.6)
  2. Fake deletion (you won’t accidentally delete anything) (3.6)
  3. Backups speedup (3.6)
  4. Backup of DB data (3.6)
  5. AV/Firewall protection improvement (3.7)
  6. Recipient upload improvement (3.7)
  7. Scheduler improvements (3.7)
  8. Advanced Export Features (4.0)
  9. Anonymous Mode: Stronger settings, no more reverts (4.0)
  10. Domain registration: New TLDs (4.0)
  11. Log Improvement (login, logout, create/delete campaign/scenario (4.0)
  12. Predefined Campaign Templates (4.0)
  13. Multiple default campaign templates (4.0)
  14. New Campaign Wizard (4.3)
  15. Domain renewal option (4.1)
  16. XML export support (4.1)
  17. New SPF CHECK & MX Check (4.2)
  18. Postfix: support TLS for outgoing messages (4.2)
  19. Automatic invoices when buying credits (4.2)
  20. 2-Factor Authentication for Lucy Users (4.3)
  21. Disk usage tracking (4.3)
  22. Block search engine networks from accessing Lucy (4.3)
  23. Incident center with Filter, Search and Sort (4.3)
  24. New Docker configuration (4.2)
  25. The Software runs on Debian Linux 9.5 (4.3)

These all the notable Features and Enhancments from the past four LUCY Releases – Enjoy using LUCY!

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Ridicolous easy: Phishing Attacks and Awareness trainings set up and run within seconds. Also suitable for Experts!

Even for Experts: Phishing & Training Campaigns set up within seconds with LUCY Software 4.3 [Video]

It can’t be better! Cybercrime Prevention in Seconds! Also for Pros: A new Phishing and Training Wizard for Campaign Creation is available in LUCY V4.3. LUCY Software is the leading solution for cybercrime prevention.

Watch the 2-minute video and discover how to set up, start and send a complete simulated phishing attack and a security awareness training course to your employees in two minutes. We explain how this works:

  1. You need LUCY Server V4.3 as local installation or Cloud Appliance (Download).
  2. Log into LUCY and select ‘New’ and ‘Campaign Wizard’ options in the Campaign Dashboard.
  3. The wizard for creating the simulated phishing attack will start. Select the type of attack you want to use. Available are hyperlink-based, web-based, file-based, USB attack, Mail+Webfilter test, pure training without attack simulation or the Malware Simulation to test your infrastructure.
  4. Select the template on which the phishing attack should be based, define the attack language.
  5. Name your attack scenario and select the client under which the attack should run.
  6. If you want to add a training to the phishing attack, please select the corresponding checkbox.
  7. Now define the properties of the phishing attack: attack domain, sender name (of the simulated phishing email), sender email and subject of the message. You can already work with variables to address the victims individually here. The configuration of the attack part is now completed.
  8. Awareness Training part: Now select the appropriate sensitization training and the language to be used. There are hundreds of quizzes, videos, games, interactive courses, posters, etc. to choose from.
  9. Now also define the properties of the training lesson: source domain, sender name, sender e-mail and subject. This information is then used to send the user an invitation e-mail to complete the training.
  10. Select a predefined recipient group that is to receive the attack and the training or enter the recipients now.
  11. Done! Check your entries in the recapitulation of the phishing and training campaign and
  12. Press ‚Start’. Alternatively, professionals can go into the detailed settings of the attack and make further revisions! So even specialists benefit from the efficiency gain in campaign creation through the LUCY V4.3 Campaign Wizard.

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