Every organization is only as safe as its weakest link. Increasingly, hackers target individuals with emails that appear to come from a trusted source like a bank, social network, or popular website. These emails include links and attachments that if clicked install malicious programs that compromise computer security.
Millions of these phishing attacks are sent out every day and they are amazingly effective. We’ve created an infographic that gives an idea of things to look out for in an email to avoid getting phished.
Over the years, malware has become a serious problem for organizations and individuals alike. While most people assume only large businesses are targeted by malware attacks, it’s still a threat for small and medium size businesses, as well. Some of the statistics about the consequences of malware and hacking might surprise you. For instance, seeing how many hundreds of millions of identities are stolen every year is shocking. In this infographic, we explore the scope of the malware problem and some practical ways to avoid it. See the original infographic at Inspired eLearning.
The infographic “Email Spam and Phishing Trends 2011-2012” has been brought to you by EmailTray, an email productivity software vendor. The infographic data has been sourced by community wisdom and Symantec Intelligence Reports issued online on a monthly and yearly basis. Get visualized stats on the worldwide and country-specific rates of email spam and phishing across 2011-2012. Learn interesting facts about most spammed countries, most popular spam categories and most affected brands and get practical advice on how to avoid being scammed.
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