Spear Phishing vol2: Top Threats and Trends. Email account takeover, Defending against lateral phishing
Lateral phishing is emerging as an effective way for attackers to leverage legitimate accounts compromised through email account takeover— ranging from close contacts within the company to partners at other organizations.
And because attackers send these emails from legit accounts, they can effectively fool many existing email protection systems and unsuspecting users.
That’s why this report takes an in-depth look at these lateral phishing tactics.
Read on to gain exclusive insight into recipient targeting strategies, the 10 most common words used in lateral phishing emails, 3 ways to defend against lateral phishing, and more.