An analysis of phishing email campaigns from the first three months of 2016 has seen a 6.3 million increase in raw numbers, due primarily to a ransomware upsurge against the last quarter of 2015. That is a 789% jump.
PhishMe identified three key trends previously recorded throughout 2015, but have come to full fruition in the last few months:
Soft targeting by functional area
Downloader/ransomware: the one-two combination.
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