Phishers Creating Distractions to Dodge Defenses

Phishers Creating Distractions to Dodge Defenses

    Criminals orchestrating phishing attempts are creating more unique web links in order to distract from and dodge defenses. According to an industry report, the amount of URLs has jumped by more than 150% in the past five months. The technique is similar to how cyber-criminals began circumventing anti-virus defenses, where cyber criminals would create distinct malware binaries called “variants” that would not be recognized by or overwhelm the software. Read more at eweek.com.

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    Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

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