The most vulnerable time for hacking revealed

First thing Tuesday is the most effective time to hit inboxes with bogus invoices and receipts looking to catch people unawares, according to a cybersecurity specialist.

Hackers are targeting busy people who are quickly clearing their inbox for the day ahead, hoping their attack will hit the mark before the IT team has a chance to act.

Rather than linking to sites hosting malware, three-quarters of malicious links sent last year directed their recipients to bogus pages designed to steal passwords and other credentials, says the report from Proofpoint’s Human Factor 2016.


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