Cyber Risk Aware Blog

The Background and Evolution of Phishing

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 4, 2018 11:46:00 AM / by Julie Lhanang posted in smishing, phishing email, Phishing Simulation, Security awareness

 

Mimecast have just released a new report which reveals an 80% increase in impersonation or Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks.

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Spear Phishing and the Threat to Staff

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 14, 2017 10:59:38 AM / by Stephen Burke posted in Spear Phishing, Staff Awareness, Phishing Simulation, Security awareness

Most of us would like to think we are cyber aware and know better than to respond to a phishing email from our bank, asking us for account details, passwords and other personal details. But what happens in your organisation if the email and links appear to come from a trusted sender, or a known person in authority?

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