SPEAR-PHISHING ATTACKS WHY THEY ARE SUCCESSFUL AND HOW TO STOP THEM

December 29, 2016

Spear phishing is on the rise because it works. Traditional security defenses simply do not detect and stop it. From a cyber criminal’s point of view, spear phishing is the perfect vehicle for a broad array of damaging exploits. For example, threat actors are increasingly targeting executives and other high-level employees, tricking them into activating malware that gives criminals access into their companies’ environments.

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