Social Media Provides Fertile Hunting Ground For Phishing Scammers

Phishing Attackers Are Banking On The Money

Nationwide banks suffered a 10 percent increase in attacks, representing about three out of every four attacks in September of this year. Brand recognition is frequently considered to be a critical aspect in getting people to fall for phishing attempts, and banks that have locations in multiple states and lots of customers tend to provide the best bang for the buck. But it's important to note that regional banks, and even savings and loans, are not immune to this attack vector, based on the data from the RSA report. The statistics for September of 2012 are an accurate reflection.

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