Tag: Speak-Phishing



The FBI’s IC3 says spear-phishing attacks are targeting multiple industries, and that the end goal is to steal IP or compromise banking credentials. “Cyber-criminals target victims because of their involvement in an industry or organization they wish to compromise,” the IC3 states. “Recent attacks have convinced victims that software or credentials they use to access specific websites need to be updated. The e-mail contains a link for completing the update.” This threat is nothing new to the IT Security Auditors at BAI Security. Michael Bruck, a founding partner at BAI Security, explained “For many years we’ve seen widespread weaknesses in social engineering with end-users and since their workstations are very often riddled with exploitable vulnerabilities, this combination makes for a

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