Whether you love or loathe social media, these platforms have become integral to how we communicate as individuals and businesses. Cybercriminals have also taken note, embracing these communication channels wholeheartedly to reach vast audiences quickly, anonymously, and cheaply, successfully defrauding targets of all stripes.
Social media attacks targeting enterprises have increased 105% from Q1 2021 to Q1 2022 according to Agari and PhishLabs’ latest Quarterly Threat Trends & Intelligence Report.
On Tuesday afternoon, dozens of high-profile Twitter accounts were hijacked. Threat actors took over the accounts of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Barack Obama, Jeff Bezos, and many others. Corporate Twitter accounts were also hijacked. What does this mean for enterprises and their security teams?
Want to protect your brands, employees, and customers from threats originating from social media? Your marketing team and their tools are not sufficient.
For more than a decade the use of social media has grown, and along with it, so have the tactics used by threat actors to abuse each kind.
Social media isn't just likes and memes, it's a platform designed for communication. Unfortunately, that can pose threats to your brand.