Why Phishing Succeeds

December 14, 2018 / GuidesFor Team

In recent times, technology has brought upon the world a lot of good things–efficiency, automation, ease of access, and the ability to communicate with anyone from any place in the world. However, technology has also given birth to a cybercrime. A Forbes article in 2017 shares that it is estimated that cybercrime will cost an average of around $6 trillion per year until 2021. More than the amount lost due to data breaches or stolen information, the reputations and stability of companies are at stake if they find themselves in the middle of a cybercrime situation. In this day and age, personal data and information are valuable and cybercriminals have ways and means to access them from the businesses and brands that keep them. To be able to protect ourselves from the onslaught of cybercrime, it’s important to know the trends and the updates. This article from EWeek gives insights on some key trends in the recent phishing activities. – Regina Ongkiko

 

 

 

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