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The lurking danger of hacked email reply chains

May 14, 2019

Although phishing has been around in various forms since the 1990s, recent news has shown that it continues to evolve – and remains a major threat. These days, phishing tactics are so sophisticated it can be difficult to spot a scam – particularly in the case of hijacked email reply chains.

This approach sees a cybercriminal gain access to a colleague or supplier’s email. The criminal jumps into a legitimate email conversation adding a fake message pushing malware.

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