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Which positions are the most phished?

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New research suggests that when it comes to business email compromise (BEC) attacks (also known as spear-phishing or simply phishing attacks), hackers most often take on the guise of CEO, managing director and president. Targets are, perhaps unsurprisingly, frequently decision makers in the finance department. The researchers’ analysis turned up… Read more »

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Malvertising attack on German Parliament thwarted

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The German parliament is the latest political institution to suffer a cyber attack. Using malvertising, which involves injecting malicious or malware-laden advertisements into legitimate online advertising networks and webpages, attackers commandeered the Jerusalem Post website in an attempt to steer users to a malicious site. This type of spear-phishing attack,… Read more »

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