The Latest in Phishing: April 2015

The Latest in Phishing: April 2015

April 23, 2015
Mike Bailey

We bring you the latest news about phishing statistics and attacks from the wild.

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Verizon’s 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report Findings

  • Over 2/3 of all espionage cases involved phishing attacks
  • 23% of recipients now open phishing messages and 11% click on attachments
  • It takes only 82 seconds on average for hackers to get their first victim in a phishing campaign

The lead author of the report, Bob Rudis, says, “Training your employees is a critical element of combating this threat.”

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