Five Phishing Findings From Google - Ep 132
A new report on phishing was recently released titled: Data Breaches, Phishing, or Malware? Understanding the Risks of Stolen Credentials. The report of findings from a study that was done by Google, University of California, Berkeley, and the International Computer Science Institute. It was a year-long study of account hijacking, stolen credentials, phishing and malware attacks. The findings are clear that phishing is a problem in ways we may not have thought before now. In the study, the researchers followed other hacker methods used against email addresses they found on the darknet sites for sale. The search netted 12.4 million addresses that were determined to be potential victims of phishing kits out of the total 1.9 billion usernames and passwords exposed by data breaches. So, it is obvious that this isn’t a tiny study over a short amount of time.
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