Did you know that more than 90% of all successful hacks and data breaches start with a phishing scam? Do you even know what phishing is and how to protect your company from being victimized?
Phishing scams are attempts by cybercriminals to trick users into performing some type of action like clicking on a link, entering credentials, opening an attachment or even making changes to a company’s process. These scams are most commonly delivered as malicious emails but can also take other forms. They can result in ransomware, installation of malicious software (viruses, Trojans, worms), stolen credentials, theft of money, data loss or even identity theft. Phishers exploit common human traits, like trusting people you know, to trick you into doing something that you normally wouldn’t.