Explore some of the most common social engineering tricks used to fool employees into handing over access to sensitive data. These include phishing, tailgating and social media pretexting.
According to a new report, cybercriminals now prefer to leverage human-centered vulnerabilities rather than launching automated attacks.
Twenty-Seven Percent of Employees Fail Social Engineering Test, Suggesting Need for Better Cybersecurity Training
According to a recent study, 27 percent of employees failed to respond appropriately to a simulated phishing exercise, underscoring the need for better cybersecurity training.
Social engineering dates back to ancient times. Today, the most common forms of social trickery include baiting, vishing, phishing and other schemes designed to exploit human nature.
Security training programs should go beyond the basics and address why phishing attacks, social engineering schemes and other insider threats impact employees personally.
Forty Percent of Email Fraud Attacks Against US Businesses Resulted in an Employee’s Termination, Survey Reveals
Companies in the U.S. fired an employee after 40 percent of email fraud attacks that occurred over the past two years, a new survey revealed.
A new security intelligence report revealed that attackers are combining botnets, ransomware and phishing campaigns to create a triple threat that's hard to defeat and even harder to dislodge.
Last month's cybersecurity news cycle featured a tricky cryptocurrency-stealing Trojan, targeted phishing attacks, interesting insights about millennials' identity protection habits and more.
An Interview With IBM Master Inventor James Kozloski on His New Security Patent: The Cognitive Honeypot
An innocent conversation with a colleague at the office printing station led IBM Master Inventor James Kozloski to land a security patent for the cognitive honeypot, a tool to combat spear phishing.
One security firm recently detected approximately 250 million phishing attempts against its users in 2017, according to a spam and phishing report.