RSA Global Fraud Report: Security by the Numbers

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Phishing Trawlers

One of the most common exploits aimed at your customers involves phishing attempts in which attackers seek to steal money, passwords and other sensitive information that can lead to a variety of malfeasance, including identity theft. These attacks focus on gaining the confidence of the victim, and persuading the victim to expose exploitable data. Popular attack vectors include email and social media, and typically link to malicious web sites.

RSA has recently issued a fraud report that provides some interesting statistics that can be useful in explaining the threat to your customers. Here are some of their findings.

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