AI is taking phishing attacks to a whole new level of sophistication


According to Egress, 92% of firms have seen successful phishing attacks in the past 12 months, and 91% of organisations have acknowledged email data loss. It should come as no surprise that 99% of cybersecurity leaders admit to being anxious about email security. In particular, 98% of respondents are dissatisfied with their Secure Email Gateway (SEG), and 53% acknowledge that too many phishing assaults manage to get past it.

Chapman continued, “Unfortunately, phishing assaults will only become more sophisticated in the future as hackers leverage AI-powered technologies, like chatbots, to automate and optimise their attacks, such as adding video and voice capabilities to text-based phishing.

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