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Impersonation Attacks Up 67% for Corporate Inboxes

Article by Kelly Sheridan, DarkReading Nearly three-quarters of organizations hit with impersonation attacks experienced direct losses of money, customers, and data. Email-based cyberattacks are going up, causing confidence in security defenses to fall as businesses grapple with greater losses caused by email-borne cyberattacks, researchers report. Sixty-one percent of 1,025 IT decision makers polled in Mimecast’s…

Consumers Targeted with GDPR Phishing Scams

The approaching May 25, 2018 deadline for GDPR compliance has businesses hurrying to update their privacy policies while cyber criminals are  capitalizing on their need to re-consent their databases. It is very common for scammers to use current event trends as bait for social engineering attacks.  People are more likely to be expecting these types…