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Phishing emails are more believable than ever. Here’s what to do about it

18
Oct
2023
Phishing emails are more believable than ever. Here’s what to do about it

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Phishing isn’t new. This social engineering tactic has existed in the attack toolbox for decades, with threat actors posing as trusted contacts and then targeting unsuspecting victims through email or text messages to steal sensitive data.

There are plenty of data points that illustrate the effectiveness of this attack method. According to the Fortinet 2023 Global Ransomware Report, phishing is the top tactic (56%) malicious actors use to infiltrate a network and launch ransomware successfully.

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