Social engineering cyberattacks target people. The objective of these cyberattacks is to trick people into compromising their systems. See how an attack evolved over time to improve its evil power. Learn more at our new blog.
Kaspersky just released its 2015 Top Security Stories. The major theme is the growth of targeted attacks. In the targeted attack, the bad guy infiltrates systems by socially engineering the users. Kaspersky created this graphic which shows how a gang of cybercriminals stole $1 billion.
As you can see, the infection phase uses a spearphishing email to gain the entry into the systems. Learn more at our new blog.