Human Hacking and Multi-Channel Phishing is Surging


Zoom Phishing Attack

Human hacking is a modern way to think about phishing in its entirety, which is anything malicious that reaches a user to steal credentials, data, or financial information. By focusing on phishing as an email problem or a spam problem is giving hackers the upper hand. Today, only protecting email and leaving other digital communication channels unprotected from phishing enables hackers to target your high-value users with increased success. The shift to remote work requires a shift in focus to multi-channel phishing protection. Hackers are capitalizing on digital channels that aid the productivity of remote workers like SMS/Text, Slack, LinkedIn, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Meet, and WhatsApp. These channels are less protected and provide an easy way to trick users, steal credentials, and ultimately exfiltrate data from an organization.

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