On 18 May, a release on Mondo Visione advised that, despite a fall in ransomware incidents, employees now find themselves on the cyber frontline following a dramatic rise in phishing attacks. Kroll reported a 54% increase in phishing attacks from the end of last year. Email compromise and ransomware were the 2 most common threat incident types for the quarter. Data reflects an ongoing trend, seen by Kroll since mid-2021, of attackers using email compromises as an initial access method for financial extortion, placing employees in the firing line of cyberattacks.
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