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Phishing Scams Keep Getting Smarter, Making them Difficult to Spot

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Phishing Scams Keep Getting Smarter, Making them Difficult to Spot

Phishing attacks are an attempt to steal sensitive information through social engineering. Such attacks are commonplace and are responsible for more than 90% of successful attacks. The evolution of phishing attacks has evolved into complex threats from easy to identify because of poor design to sophisticated attacks that helped spread the Mimail virus that resulted in a loss of $9 billion.

Read more about how phishing scams are becoming more sophisticated here. Also, check in again next week to read WhiteHawk's blog on how have email phishing attacks evolved.