How can phishing affect a business?

How can phishing affect a business?

The consequences of phishing can be severe… It’s widely reported, for example, that tech giants including Facebook and Google sent as much as $100m directly to criminals following a spear phishing campaign that went on for more than two years. More often than...
Why Phishing Training Is Important

Why Phishing Training Is Important

In 2017, an email prankster targeted the White House. The prankster’s goal was simple: to trick White House staff into responding to fraudulent emails for nothing more than a cheap thrill. With little to gain from the endeavour, the prankster’s efforts were basic. The...
Can phishing be prevented?

Can phishing be prevented?

As phishing filters are far from perfect, can phishing ever really be prevented? Today, with phishing attacks on the rise and the cyber threat landscape constantly evolving, most companies employ some form of technological phishing filter to help prevent phishing....
How to identify a phishing email

How to identify a phishing email

You’ve received an email. As no phishing filter can keep out 100% of all phishing attacks, there’s a chance the email could be malicious – no matter what it looks like. How do you check whether or not the email is a phishing attack?   Step 1: Is the email...
Why are phishing attacks successful?

Why are phishing attacks successful?

Phishing attacks often seem rudimentary. With their spelling and grammar errors, blurry replicas of company logos and conspicuous twists on sender names, they should be easy to spot, shouldn’t they? So why is it, instead of dying down, phishing attacks are on the...
How are phishing attacks used in identity theft?

How are phishing attacks used in identity theft?

People are more likely to be a victim of identity theft than any other type of cybercrime… and phishing can be a precursor In order to steal your identity, criminals need to get hold of your personal information. That’s all it really takes to begin opening bank...