Some time ago, a report about the most common vectors for data breaches and related issues was released.
You and I are the weakest link.
For at least one large segment of attack, it’s our propensity to download and open email attachments that gets us into trouble.
A couple of scary numbers from that report include: 1 in 10 people will download and open an attachment attached to phishing email or spam. And the average time between a phishing email being sent and the first victim taking the bait? Twenty-two seconds.
What the heck is it about email attachments that makes them so darned irresistible?