Typosquatting is an ugly-sounding word for a very clever strategy to hijack a URL – and by making that link “look” safe, users will click on it and download malware or ransomware.
Email attacks – and this is very true of ransomware, which is constantly in the news as a potent and costly attack – all rely on duping the recipient in one way or another. Earlier attacks tried to lure recipients into entering personal information for identity theft, but with ransomware, all an attacker needs to do is get someone to open an infected attachment or visit a poisoned site. But with users being made more wary, what methods work?
Rich is the Product Marketing Manager, Information Management. He's been with Barracuda since the acquisition of C2C Systems in 2014. Rich specializes in cloud-deployed solutions, information management, and archiving systems. His experience includes extensive work on OEM opportunities and the legal community.
You can email Rich at firstname.lastname@example.org.