The human factor—the instincts of curiosity and trust that lead well-meaning people to click, download, install, move funds, and more—is simply more reliable and lucrative than exploits with increasingly short shelf lives.
Here are the key findings from Proofpoint’s 2018 Human Factor Report, exploring the ways in which threat actors continue to refine their approaches to social engineering with well-crafted lures and schemes that regularly trick even savvy users.
Join Proofpoint Director of Threat Intelligence as we discuss:
- Trends in volume and type of attack providing useful insights for both defenders and organizations.
- Ransomware and Email Fraud - how effective have they become and who is being targeted the most.
- How bad actors are using cloud services