5 Phishing Attack Trends You May Have Missed

Phishing Tactic Gets Cybercriminals Results

Cybercriminals would rather use valid account credentials to gain access and move through corporate networks; it enables them to bypass security technologies because they appear to be a valid user. And, phishing is the most popular way to get those credentials, according to the latest studies. By sending only three phishing emails to employees at a targeted enterprise, an attacker has a better-than-50-percent chance of getting at least one click, according to Herndon, Va.-based antiphishing firm ThreatSim.

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