When it comes to deploying phishing sites designed to trick mobile users, the great majority of cyber criminals opts for targeting those who engage in e-banking and e-commerce via their mobile devices.
Wombat released SmishGuru, a simulated attack service for security officers to train employees how to recognize and avoid the most subtle yet potentially harmful smishing attacks.
In January, GFI threat researchers identified a number of social network-based cybercrime attacks, including phishing messages on Twitter and Facebook, as well as malicious spam messages disguised as event invites on LinkedIn.
In a corporate world where workers are bombarded with an average of 6 phishing emails everyday and 60% of people fall for them, research released by PhishMe has found that people worry more about being phished at home than at work.
It is common knowledge that spear-phishing has become the preferred way for persistent attackers to gain a foothold in targeted systems and network.
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