90% of threats are social engineering

In this Help Net Security video, Jakub Kroustek, Malware Research Director at Gen, discusses the Avast Q1 2024 Threat Report. The report highlights significant trends and incidents in cybersecurity. Key findings include: Surge in social engineering attacks: Nearly 90% of threats blocked were social engineering-based, with scams and phishing on the rise, particularly utilizing deepfake technology and hijacked YouTube channels. Lazarus APT campaign: The Lazarus Group’s sophisticated campaign targeted individuals in Asia with fake job … More

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