New evasive spear phishing attacks bypass email security measures
Katie Donegan reports:
Attackers are playing the long game. Their newest phishing adaption is a product of monthslong intelligence gathering and social engineering — and it’s already being put into action.
Dubbed evasive spear phishing, this new category of email security threat was discovered by investigating more than 25 million email attachments. Detailed in a collaborative report between security companies Forcepoint and Glasswall Solutions Ltd., the evasive spear phisher’s commitment to investigating targets and near impeccable avoidance of detection by humans and security mechanisms alike alarmed researchers.
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