Phishing Just Became More Dangerous

Phishing Just Became More Dangerous


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What do you get when you combine phishing + AI + worm capabilities?  Trouble that moves fast! 

The latest social engineering attacks hijack victims email response messages to send trusted phishing to others as a means of rapidly spreading.

We have been expecting such attacker innovation in the social-engineering space for some time.  This very effective tactic is just one of many maneuvers that will emerge in the near future to increase phishing efficacy and speed.  I won’t give any details, as I don’t want to contribute to attacker innovation, but suffice it to say the protections around people must get better as the ability to target and manipulate them increases.

 

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Matthew Rosenquist
Matthew Rosenquist

Cybersecurity Strategist specializing in the evolution of threats, opportunities, and risks in pursuit of optimal security for our digital world.


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