Social engineering ploys doesn’t grow old-probably never will considering how effective they are no matter how simple. More often than not, online criminals doesn’t have to change their tactics to get unwary Internet users to do what they want them to do. We’ve seen familiar ploys used once more in January. Gamers, business people, and security-conscious private organizations were just some of the top targets.
To quote Senior Threat Researcher Christopher Boyd: “While cybercriminals are not picky about their choice of victims, their choice of tactics is anything but haphazard.”
You can read more about the January VIPRE Report, Cybercriminals Cast a Wide Net in January, Targeting a Broad Range of Victims, here.
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