Longline Phishing: The Rise of Email-Borne Threats and the Cloud


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Source: Proofpoint
Date: March 2013
Type: White Paper
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Overview: The last few years have seen a dramatic increase in the use of email as a vehicle for cyberattacks on organizations and large corporations.

Such attacks have evolved from the simple inclusion of malware as a non-disguised executable file, to more socially engineered "phishing"style attacks, which attempt to persuade the recipient voluntarily provide valid security credentials-often simply by clicking a link that leads to a malicious or fraudulent website. But how can IT managers fight back?

This white paper will dive into:
•  Preparation of longline attacks
•  Initial probe and testing
•  Defending against the top threats
•  And more!

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