Phishing is the most common attack vector currently used by hackers. Phishing refers to the sending of e-mails that are intended to intercept sensitive information. For this purpose, these e-mails are disguised as if they come from a trusted person. Since phishing is a well-known problem, many companies train their employees with phishing campaigns. A US institute has now created a new form of evaluation, the so-called Phish Scale, which is intended to help to better understand the results of such phishing campaigns.
Having USB sticks with ransomware in the real mailbox is an unusual, even if not unrealistic, scenario. In the past, many companies have prepared for this eventuality with various measures. A current case shows that even this threat scenario cannot yet be put ad-acta. The defense industry in the United … continue reading