It has become a mantra for businesses targeted by hackers to describe the incident as a “sophisticated cyber-attack”. Although true in some instances, the reality is that most cyber-attacks involve the use of easily preventable tactics including phishing, business email compromise, social engineering, and out-of-date software. Email phishing scams typically rely on diverting unsuspecting people to sites that look legitimate. This requires criminals to set up a domain that impersonates a site that is of … More

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