The more things change, the more things stay the same — at least for hackers. That’s one of the finding in Proofpoint’s mid-year threat report on the attacks of choice for the first half of 2015.
In addition to the return of an old friend, the cybersecurity company also found more targeted attacks towards businesses, heightened activity around social media and a shift in the volume and accuracy of the bad stuff that ends up in your inbox, looking to take your money.
They’re baaaaaack – email attachments that infect a computer once clicked upon, that is.
“Human beings have short memories,” says Kevin Epstein, vice president of advance security and governance at Proofpoint. “It’s fresh again.”
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