The scale, sophistication and impact of phishing attacks have all reached unprecedented levels due to the work-from-home trend necessitated by the Coronavirus pandemic. Seventy-four percent of all IT professionals surveyed in a recent study responded that their company had fallen victim to a phishing attack over the past year.
The hacker group Nobelium is back: The latest attacks were launched using a US government agency account. Comprehensive phishing filters remain a vital necessity.
More and more internet addresses are created and used exclusively for criminal purposes. Phishing filters need to be capable of considering this factor in their analyses.
2020 holds the record for the year with the most cyber-attacks and data breaches worldwide. Here we present alarming stats concerning phishing, email security, and more.
At the initial height of the Covid-19 pandemic, phishing incidents rose to more than 220 percent the annual average. This is one of the key findings in the “2020 Phishing and Fraud Report” released by F5 Labs, the research subsidiary of F5.