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Beware of Conversation-Hijacking

Leslie Whitten

As more and more people are becoming savvy about traditional phishing attacks, cyber criminals are upping their game too.  Conversation- hijacking is becoming a more popular means of attack.  It happens when criminals insert themselves into a conversation, through the use of previously compromised credentials.  These attackers will develop trust and then ask for money in some form. 

Businesses must start approaching cybersecurity as a risk management strategy.  This means proper training and tools, such as two-factor authentication and policies about making calls to known colleagues before any transfer of funds.  As always, feel free to contact us with any questions.