In out third segment we discussed Phishing. What is Phishing, how it can cost you and your company and how to avoid it. Specifically we focused on Social Engineering Phishing Attacks and how they are used in the current W-2 scams going on.
Phishing attempts directed at specific individuals or companies have been termed spear phishing. Attackers may gather personal information about their target to increase their probability of success. This technique is, by far, the most successful on the internet today, accounting for 91% of attacks.