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Phishing remains top attack vector for criminals, both novice and professional

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Feb 24, 2016.

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    A new report from PhishLabs shows that Phishing remains the easiest and the most productive attack vector used by criminals

    This is the first time PhishLabs has released a report of this type, and while the data shows was some might already know (namely that humans are soft target), the report highlights some interesting trends that have emerged over the years.

    Before we get into the PhishLabs report, let's examine a recent data breach that was the direct result of a Phishing attack at Magnolia Health Corporation in California.

    On February 3, 2016 someone impersonated Magnolia's CEO (Kenny Moyle) by sending a spoofed email. The email appeared to have the proper address, naming scheme, and by all accounts looked legitimate.

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