6 Popular Phishing Techniques: What You Need to Know
By Krystal Rennie / Adlumin, Inc.
In our previous blog post, we provided a 360-degree view of phishing attacks. Specifically, we took a closer look at different types of attacks – all with varying severity levels – and the dangerous and harmful consequences at risk when they are successful. In this post, we will expand upon our initial post, focusing on the methodology behind phishing.
If you have access to common accounts (e.g. email, phone, and/or social media), you have most likely been exposed to a phishing attempt. Phishing attacks are increasing in popularity and cybercriminals are finding new creative ways to successfully further their theft agendas. With that being said, the question on everyone’s mind is: where do these phishing messages come from? For starters, Phishing.org highlighted popular phishing techniques, which we have briefly outlined for you below.