Online Brand Protection: How Monitoring and User Education Can Help with Phishing

Online Brand Protection: How Monitoring and User Education Can Help with Phishing

Phishing is an age-old yet still effective threat. Reports show that the volume of phishing attacks increased by 21% in the past quarter alone to reach 129.9 million. And most of the attacks involved email messages. Attackers exploit the human factor, easily tapping into victims’ emotional weaknesses to compromise their systems. Victims thus end up clicking malicious links and executing malware disguised as attachments due to curiosity, fear, or very enticing rewards.