Phishing in the News

Phishing in the News

2018’s Primary Breach Actors Were Malicious Outsiders According to a Whitepaper by security firm Tripwire, “2018’s primary breach actors were malicious outsiders. They were behind 56 percent of all breaches, followed by accidental loss at 34 per­cent, malicious insiders at 7 percent, hacktivists at 2 percent, and the remain­ing 1

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Recovering from a Phishing Attack

Recovering from a Phishing Attack

So you tried your best to avoid a phishing attack but one day your laptop woke up with the flu bug. Criminals use phishing attacks to try to get at your personal information. You receive a legitimate-looking email with a link or attachment attached and you take the bait. After

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Can Phishing Awareness Training Cause More Harm Than Good?

Can Phishing Awareness Training Cause More Harm Than Good?

Filtering and time-of-click protection can produce results where training fails. First, the facts: Employees who are unaware of the dangers of phishing are far more likely to become victims of phishing attempts than those who understand the process. The FBI estimates that organizations across the United States lose $1.2 billion

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