Security

The Anatomy of a Phishing Attack

Provided by CYREN

Category Security

Type Infographic

Length 1

Publish Date August 15 2016

Date posted December 07 2016

Overview

Whilst most people know what phishing is, very few realize the lengths criminals will go to in order to initiate a phishing attack. Phishing has moved beyond simply distributing emails with fake corporate logos, attacks are now much more sophisticated, using clickable advertising to create legitimate-looking phishing websites to capture the sensitive data of an unsuspecting victim. This infographic highlights the five steps taken by cybercriminals to help you better understand the anatomy of a phishing attack.

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