Since the start of September 2019 we’ve seen some major attacks, including a Facebook data leak which exposed more than 400 million telephone numbers and an Android software vulnerability which revealed devices were susceptible to SMS-based attacks that could change device settings remotely.
While these attacks and leaks trigger entire news cycles, they do not generate the highest revenue return for cybercriminals. That prize goes to phishing. It’s one of the oldest attack methods, first seen in the wild around 1995 and only gaining strength.
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