A phishing attack is the leading type of data breach. Phishing is an e-mail fraud method in which the perpetrator sends out a legitimate-looking email in an attempt to gather personal and financial information from a recipient.
The logic behind this type of attack is a simple reliance on human error. Statistically, if enough e-mails are sent, a sufficiently large number of recipients, who are rushed or distracted, will fail to scrutinize the IP address. They will click on the
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