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CYBER SMART: What percentage of attackers use phishing attacks to steal credentials?

Written by Jordan True

June 17th, 2016

Question of the Week: What percentage of attackers use phishing attacks to steal credentials?

Answer: 81.9% of incidents

The 2016 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report has found that hackers use phishing attacks in 81.9% of their attacks most likely due to its speed of which they can steal credentials.

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Jordan True

Jordan is a social media strategist, digital community manager and a lover of all things IT. She currently manages the Social Media Program at Thycotic and loves to connect with technology communities online and at enterprise IT events. Addicted to the outdoors, you can find Jordan on the running trails in her free time or sharing the latest InfoSec buzz on Twitter @ThycoticJordan.