As Coronavirus COVID-19 makes its way across the world, individuals are doing their best to stay up-to-date on the latest outbreak locations and confirmed cases. Hackers have created new attacks based on the public interest in this virus.
According to Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report, social engineering represents 93 percent of email breaches. While social engineering and spear phishing attacks have malicious intent to get something from the user, they are built differently from other attacks. They don’t have anything malicious attached to them, making them difficult to detect and often successfully […]
Business email compromise (BEC) attacks pack quite a punch, despite making up a comparatively small percentage of overall number of spear phishing attacks. According to a recent report from FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, complaints filed between June 2016 and July 2019 about business email compromise had a total exposed dollar loss of more than $26 […]