Why are phishing attacks successful?

Why are phishing attacks successful?

Reading Time: 2 minutesPhishing attacks often seem rudimentary. With their spelling and grammar errors, blurry replicas of company logos and conspicuous twists on sender names, they should be easy to spot, shouldn’t they? So why is it, instead of dying down, phishing...
How are phishing attacks used in identity theft?

How are phishing attacks used in identity theft?

Reading Time: 2 minutesPeople are more likely to be a victim of identity theft than any other type of cybercrime… and phishing can be a precursor In order to steal your identity, criminals need to get hold of your personal information. That’s all it really takes to...
Are phishing attacks on the rise?

Are phishing attacks on the rise?

Reading Time: 3 minutesIn 2018, some reports suggest the number of phishing attacks are falling. Is that really the case? Phishing attacks have been on the rise for a long time now. According to the UK government’s most recent cyber security breaches survey, they...