In an era with billions of social media users who share everything from what they are eating to where they are going, cyber attackers have found a new way to penetrate these channels: a method commonly referred to as spear phishing. This blog post will explore what it is, how individuals are fooled by it and how we can help.
This blog post will explore what it is, how individuals are fooled by it and how we can help.
It is a targeted attack in which a bad actor gains access to social media users on the same platform. Unlike email phishing, this method involves precise targeting of a company using real and robotic identities.
These offenders will get in one of three ways:
Here are the five things that a phisher can put in motion:
Our anti-phishing solution offers a layered approach to existing anti-spam solutions. We look at every possible vulnerability, exploring it in a remote, sandbox environment. As a value-add service to our customers, we provide training sessions to your organization. We cover a variety of topics on social media safety. Give us a call at 516.876.8200 or fill out our contact form to discuss how we will keep spear phishing away from your organization. Let’s get started today!