tao Posted May 15, 2018 Share Posted May 15, 2018 Cybercriminals have been scaling up people-centered threats, increasingly using social engineering rather than automated exploits even in web attacks, a recent report from Proofpoint report reveals. Humans have been long said to be the best exploits in the eyes of cybecriminals, with social engineering becoming the most used attack method years back, when almost all attached documents and URLs in malicious emails required human interaction. Now, Proofpoint’s The Human Factor 2018 report (PDF) reveals that both cybercriminals and threat actors have found new ways to trick victims into becoming their unwitting accomplices. Email remained the most popular attack vector, while the rise of crypto-currency drove innovations in phishing and cybercrime. If interested, please, read the full article < here >. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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