Phishing emails have spiked this year, outgrowing malware

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Impersonation attacks rose 50 per cent quarter-on-quarter
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Impersonation attacks rose 50 per cent quarter-on-quarter

Why try to trick a system when you can just fool the user?

Mimecast's Email Security Risk Assessment testing programme has highlighted a huge rise in the number of payload-less impersonation attacks, which email security solutions struggle to stop. Whil...

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