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Multiple organizations report Phishing attacks targeting employee data

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Feb
2016
Multiple organizations report Phishing attacks targeting employee data

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Within the last few weeks, four organizations have confirmed Phishing attacks targeting employee data. In three of those cases the attacks were successful, leading to breach notifications. One of the targeted firms was a security company, and luckily the attack failed.

Spear Phishing is a targeted Phishing attack, but one variant of a Spear Phishing attack has spiked in popularity over the last year or so. It’s called BEC, or Business Email Compromise. It’s a Phishing attack that targets businesses, and uses corporate email as the attack path.

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