In response to targeted phishing attacks against Amex and Netflix users.
Experts Commented below:
Colin Little, Senior Threat Analyst at Centripetal Networks:
"Phishing emails such as these are not only easy to craft but also easy to deploy. When aimed at unsuspecting users, they are highly successful. “They are designed to make us afraid that if we don’t click on that link or open that attachment something bad will happen," said Colin Little, senior threat analyst, Centripetal Networks.
Cyber-criminals continue to employ the social engineering tactics of brevity and urgency, understanding that threatening user accounts or suggesting something may be amiss will evoke action.
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