Email phishing attacks affect 94% of businesses in 2023

16/01/2024 | Infosecurity Magazine

A recent report by email security provider Egress revealed that email security continues to be a top priority for cybersecurity professionals in 2023. According to the Email Security Risk Report 2024, over 94% of cyber decision-makers had to deal with a phishing attack, a 2% increase from 2022. The report also highlighted that the three leading phishing techniques used in the year were malicious URLs, malware or ransomware attachments, and attacks sent from compromised accounts. Additionally, the report found that phishing threat actors became more efficient, with 96% of targeted organizations negatively impacted by these attacks, compared to 86% in the previous year.

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