Email Threat Report – Q1 2019

Keep an eye on the email threat landscape to help stay ahead of attackers and protect your business.

The FireEye Email Threat Report for January-March 2019 can keep you current with the latest trends:

  • URL-based attacks were the predominant vehicle for delivery of malicious content
  • Phishing attacks rose 17% in Q1, compared to Q4 2018
  • Impersonation attacks rose in Q1 and look set to continue to do so in Q2
  • CEO fraud was a cyber cash cow that evolved a new variant
  • Reputational blackmail attacks continued from 2018 into Q1 2019
  • Commercial and free file-sharing services were exploited to deliver malicious payloads
  • Nested emails were used to deliver malicious content

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