TEISS: Hackers targeting over 400 organisations using advanced phishing tactics

August 7, 2018 — Fraudsters leverage new tactics in a successful spear-phishing campaign.

Robert Capps, VP at NuData, comments on a report issued yesterday by TEISS, disclosing details of individual cases of those impacted by the highly targeted phishing campaign including PDFs infected with malware. One of the more interesting cases included a company executive being asked to download a piece of legitimate software, which worked, but included malware within the code than infected the executive’s device.

This attack shows why phishing is such a major worry for cybersecurity professionals, and why that concern must reach up to the boardroom.
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