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Phishing is the top threat faced by organizations

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Both users and their endpoint devices are the primary target for cyber criminals with phishing being the most prevalent threat according to a new report. The study from research and education specialist the SANS Institute finds security professionals rate phishing at 72 percent, spyware at 50 percent, ransomware at 49 percent, and Trojans at 47 percent as being the top threats today. Phishing has the biggest impact, with 40 percent of survey respondents having experienced phishing attacks, including spearphishing and whaling in the last year. "Users and their endpoints are still in the cross hairs," says Lee Neely, SANS analyst,… [Continue Reading]

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