Email isn't a novelty any more. It ties us to our family, our friends and our work. It helps us track our schedules and keep our appointments. It lets us send each other pictures, videos and documents almost instantly, far faster than postal mail ever could. No wonder this hugely popular worldwide communications tool is now a prime target for cybercriminals and state-sponsored hackers. You and your employees are now the focus of many adversaries with a single objective: penetrating your network and stealing or manipulating financial and confidential data, personal and sensitive information, and intellectual capital.
This paper examines how criminals use emails specifically designed to gain access to your personal information as well as your company's network and details how they entice employees to fall victim to phishing.