Criminals have become increasingly sophisticated in their attacks. They circumvent traditional email anti-virus measures by only downloading a virus after the email has been delivered and the staff member has clicked on a link or opened an attachment. And they change the virus code so that anti-virus on PCs and servers can’t recognise it.
They also use social engineering to increase the chance of fooling a staff member into believing the email is genuine.
A successful phishing attack can lead to encrypted files and a ransom demand or the release of confidential information (often the staff members’s login details) that can be used to launch further attacks.
Your staff are your last line of defence. Our Phishing Awareness Exercise improves their ability to spot phishing attacks, reducing the risk to your business.