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Phishing

Phishing is a cybercrime in which a target is contacted by email, telephone or text message, and these days by mobile communication applications like WhatsApp, by someone posing as a legitimate institution to lure individuals into providing sensitive data such as personal identifiable information, banking and credit card details, and passwords.

The utilization of this information can lead to access of important accounts and can result in identity theft and financial loss.

Interesting Facts about Phishing

Phishing is today’s nastiest threat. It brings disastrous cybersecurity threats like ransomware in its wake. Cybercriminals are using devious techniques like social engineering and spear phishing to entice employees into clicking on or interacting with cleverly disguised phishing emails, with sometimes disastrous consequences.

These 10 facts about phishing in 2021 illustrate just how dangerous phishing is for your business.

Source: https://www.graphus.ai/blog/10-facts-about-phishing-in-2021-that-you-need-to-see/

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DLS Recommends EC-Council Aware OhPhish to help you navigate this dangerous landscape.

At OhPhish, we believe mitigating cybersecurity risks, especially those involving human error, begins with changing the cybersecurity hygiene of end-users. Our solution, which combines simulated phishing attacks with set-and-go training modules helps to improve awareness, alter user behavior and reduce the risk associated with social engineering attacks. Read More