The Symantec Internet Security Threat Report includes vast information on security related issues, including social engineering facts. Spam, phishing, and malware data is captured through a variety of sources. These resources give Symantec’s analysts unparalleled sources of data with which to identify, analyze, and provide informed commentary on emerging trends in attacks, malicious code activity, phishing, and spam. The result is the annual Symantec Internet Security Threat Report, which gives enterprises, small businesses, and consumers the essential information to secure their systems effectively now and into the future.
Threats to online security have grown and evolved considerably in 2012. From the threats of cyber espionage and industrial espionage to the widespread, chronic problems of malware and phishing, the report identities constant innovation from malware authors. Below are some key information related to phishing and another social engineering attacks.
Running simulated phishing tests will determine your employees' susceptibility to social engineering and phishing scams. Train your employees and help them identify spear phishing and ransomware attacks.