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Whitepaper: Phishing 2.0: Why phishing is the No. 1 web threat, and how web security can protect you

White Paper Published By: Webroot
Webroot
Published:  Sep 18, 2013
Type:  White Paper
Length:  9 pages

Whitepaper: Phishing 2.0: Why phishing is back as the No. 1 web threat, and how web security can protect your company

This whitepaper discusses a major new threat vector — “phishing 2.0.” While many IT professionals have become less concerned with phishing as it seems these attacks only fool naive consumers, a new generation of sophisticated phishing attacks now target businesses. These phish evade traditional antivirus and antiphishing products. Using targeted information — often gathered from social media sites — they fool even security-savvy employees into divulging sensitive information or visiting websites that infect machines with dangerous malware. Learn more about:

• Uncovering phishing emails and phishing websites in real time
• Limiting the amount of personal information employees expose on social media sites
• Leveraging the world’s largest cloud-based threat network



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phishing, web threat, web security, malware, security


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