Email scam is a growing problem for enterprises

Email phishing scams continue to strike a huge number of businesses, in spite of much more improved cyber-security policies, new research has revealed. The latest Email Security Risk Assessment from Mimecast discovered that ambitious hackers are also increasingly targeting C-level executives and impersonating those in senior leadership positions in order to trick employees into transferring money or valuable IP data. The report found that there had been a 400 percent rise in so-called impersonation attacks in just the last three months of the year. Also known as “whaling,” the attacks target employees within an organization by pretending to be a senior… [Continue Reading]