When you use phrases like “brute force” and “simple attacks” it may seem that the bad guys are pretty dumb. Many of them are. They pick up the tools they find and point them in the right directions. Their only original thought is to attack someplace new.Read More
IT security staff at these agencies are on guard against the now pervasive tactic of spear-phishing. In this targeted social engineering attack, hackers use emails that masquerade as trusted information to fool recipients into revealing confidential data.