Hacker impersonates Evan Spiegel in Snapchat phishing attack | Article


Popular social network app Snapchat has revealed that its employees were targeted by a scammer pretending to be the company’s co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel in a phishing attack.

Richard Beck, Head of Cyber Security at QA commented: “Reports that Snapchat has fallen victim to a phishing attack underlines the findings of a new report from PhishLabs, which concludes that this method of attack remains the top threat vector for cyber assaults. As the scammers become ever more sophisticated, it’s easy to be duped, as Snapchat’s payroll department unfortunately discovered.

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