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.
Although many companies in the information security industry prefer to tackle challenges with sophisticated hardware, the art of lying continues to be a towering risk difficult to deal with.
Symantec researchers have recently spotted an email phishing campaign impersonating the accounting department of a random firm.
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