In last week’s blog, we discussed ransomware, which is a type of malicious cyberattack that has been increasingly affecting US organizations at an alarming rate, demanding payments from victims in order to restore access to their own crucial data, and disturbing or even completely impeding business activity. However, it’s important to note that there are multiple ways in which ransomware attacks can wreak havoc through an organization – the most popular being a social engineering tactic called ‘phishing’.
Phishing – an ‘American’ problem?
Phishing involves fraudulent messages sent by an attacker to obtain sensitive information or to install malicious software on the victim’s systems, such as ransomware.
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