According to the report, which ranks the 25 most impersonated brands in phishing
attacks, Microsoft was by far the top target for the fifth straight quarter.
NormShield, a provider of standards-based external cyber risk assessment and mitigation recommendations, has announced its research has found cyber criminals continue to use phishing
to lure bank customers and steal personal and financial information, the company said.
A cybersecurity specialist and penetration tester has cautioned businesses against relying on human instinct to defend against phishing
is the fraudulent sending of emails aiming to illegally harvest information.
The category became the biggest target in Q1, accounting for 36 percent of all phishing
attacks, for the first time eclipsing the payment-services category which suffered 27 percent of attacks recorded in the quarter.
"Every company that wants to effectively address the massive threat of email phishing
should be using Retruster, even in addition to whatever measures they have in place today."
attacks are now homegrown and undoubtedly one of the most rampant cybersecurity threats in the world.
is one of the most flexible types of 'social engineering' attack, as it can be disguised in many ways and used for different purposes.
To create a phishing
page, all one needs to do is create a replica of a popular or trusted website, lure unwary users to the site and trick them into entering personal information.
KnowBe4, the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing
platform, today announced it has opened a new office in Singapore, expanding its operations into the Asia-Pacific region.
is one of the most common attack vectors for hackers who exploit end-user behaviour as the weakest link in an organisations cyber-defence.