Phishing is a cyber crime in which a target or targets are contacted by email, telephone, or text message by someone posing as a legitimate institution to lure individuals into providing sensitive data, such as personally identifiable information, banking and credit card details, and passwords.
The information is then used to access important accounts and can result in identity theft and financial loss.
We will work with clients to run a phishing scam simulation to determine how many employees fell for the scam and who clicked the email. This allows the business to determine what employees need training on how to spot phishing scams. This is also a great way for businesses to realize how easy it is for employees to fall victim to these scams so that they can provide additional training to their team.
There are various phishing techniques used by attackers:
Phishing attacks are one of the most common security challenges that both individuals and companies face in keeping their information secure. Whether it’s getting access to passwords, credit cards, or other sensitive information, hackers are using email, social media, phone calls, and any form of communication they can to steal valuable data.