By: May Polon on January 30th, 2023
Social Media Phishing Scams [Video]
In the first six months of 2021, Social Media phishing attacks against businesses rose 47% and with more than 3 billion users globally, social media platforms will be an ever more tantalizing target for phishing attacks and other scams.
Part of what makes Social Media Phishing scams so effective for criminals and so dangerous for individuals and organizations is that the social media environment is one where we feel we are surrounded by friends and trusted associates, where we are encouraged to share details of our lives and careers in real time.
This relaxed environment makes it easier for cybercriminals to cultivate an error prone mindset.