85%

APC Australia - - Number Crunch -

TAR­GETED EMAIL FRAUD AT­TACKS PER COM­PANY HAVE RISEN SIG­NIF­I­CANTLY SINCE LAST YEAR

Ac­cord­ing to the lat­est re­port from se­cu­rity firm Proof­point, the over­all num­ber of tar­geted email fraud at­tacks per com­pany has risen 25% in the last quar­ter, and 85% since last year, to a new av­er­age of 35 at­tacks per com­pany. It also found that 60% of the at­tacks were directed at peo­ple who held po­si­tions in lower man­age­ment or were in­di­vid­ual con­trib­u­tors to the com­pany with 60% of all tar­geted at­tacks aimed at these em­ploy­ees.

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