Today’s cyber attacks utilize the most complex threat technologies to infiltrate users' computers. Yet much of the danger actually lies outside of the code. When attackers combine a technological attack with psychology—a social engineering tactic similar to advertising—their reach and effectiveness increases greatly. While most of the security industry is focused on employing new monitoring systems and patching security holes, at the end of the day, the ultimate target for cyber criminals is the users themselves.
- Current attacks used by cyber criminals that employ both the latest in threat tech and social engineering tactics
- Why cyber criminals have put more stock in advertising and psychology than innovations in tech
- What options exist to protect users from these threats
- What we can expect to see in the future and how we can prepare for it