Why Do We Take the [Phishing] Bait?

Psychology of Phishing? The main psychological weakness exploited by phishing is our basic need to be kind to people we consider friends. Learn more about the psychology of phishing.

5 Common Phishing Techniques

Spam. It’s annoying but most of the more blatant attempts to sell Viagra or give away mythical Nigerian riches are pretty harmless to reasonably sophisticated individuals. Modern spam filters ensure that most of it never gets seen anyway. But some more sophisticated and malicious messages DO get through. And they are targeting you and your [...]

Vade Secure Unveils Next-Generation Email Management To The US

  Unlike Spam, Graymail are solicited and legitimate marketing e-mails (newsletters, ads, event reminders, social networks notifications…). In the business world, it is responsible for 50% of all emails in a user’s primary inbox. It’s time to clean it all up, with Vade Secure’s unique Graymail management solution. Vade Secure Unveils Next-Generation Email Management To [...]

Phishing – Perspectives From Our Experts

Most IT security experts agree that "man" is the biggest vulnerability of any computer system whatsoever. Cybercriminals have well understood it, the development of phishing attacks illustrates this.

The phenomenon is booming. According to recent studies*, the volume of phishing attacks increased by 6% between 2011 and 2012 for an estimated amount of fraud in 2012 of over 1, 5 billion USD (22% more than 2011!).

* Source: The year in RSA Phishing Fraud Report January 2013

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