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May 14, 2015

The Year Cyber Criminals Went Corporate … Infograph by ProofPoint

Its been a while, but great to see another great InfoGraph provided by ProofPoint. This one is related to their most recent report on The Human Factor and the ongoing threat of Social Engineering based techniques used by the adversary. You can read more in the report, but basically there has been an increase in more focused Social Engineering attacks, increased utilisation of attachments and awareness of the geographical location and optimal times for the attack planned.

Human Factor Infographic

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    About the Author

    Dale Pearson
    has worked in IT since 1998, Infosec since 2004, and studied and performed hypnosis, mentalism etc since 2009. Dale is a full time Red Teamer with a love of social engineering and qualified hypnotherapist. He spends a great deal of time researching the various skills and techniques that make up the art and science of Social Engineering.




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