Cybercriminals evolving their tactics to exploit collective human interest

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Phishing activity increased significantly in the first few months of 2020, taking advantage of pandemic-induced product shortages and increased usage of streaming services, OpenText reveals. For the first time, eBay topped the list of brands most targeted for impersonations, with 31.1% of all phishing attacks in the month of February impersonating eBay. In March, phishing activity surged among streaming services YouTube (3064%), Netflix (525%) and Twitch (337%). “Gathered from over 285 million real-world endpoints and … More

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