WOW! 14 Million Ransomware Phishing Attacks Sent In One Day
Let that sink in, 14M ransomware phishing attack emails were sent in one day, apparently by the same actor. That is ~ 5% of the US population.
Doug Olenick at SCMagazine wrote:
"After lying dormant for a few weeks, Locky bounced back with a vengeance on October 24 with 14 million Locky-laden emails being pumped out in about half a day."
Awareness is your best defense! Training your employees on a regular basis regarding security should be a fundamental element of your risk management strategy.
Here's the original blog post from the folks at knowbe4.com