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The New Phishing Threat: Phishing Attacks

White Paper Published By: Proofpoint
Published:  Apr 06, 2012
Type:  White Paper
Length:  8 pages

Learn about the Latest Email Security Threats

The threat of email borne attacks is greater than ever with malware volumes increasing drastically. One of the most common, and difficult to detect, email threats comes in the form of phishing and spear-phishing emails.

Historically, phishing attacks targeted end-users with attackers going after credentials to financial accounts. But modern phishing attacks have evolved toward targeting sensitive corporate data as evidenced by the high profile data breaches targeted at diverse organizations including RSA Security, the United States government and others.

Read this paper to learn:

  • The latest trends in phishing attacks targeting not only financial accounts, but sensitive corporate data.
  • How complex phishing attacks work based on various examples.
  • How to defend your email users against the newest types of phishing attacks.

Tags : 
phishing, email security, phish, email, attacks, blended threats, social engineering, outbound spam, anti-phishing, anti-virus, anti-malware, saas, proofpoint, security

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