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04/19/2022

Cyber Security Education Firm Aware Force Reports on Most Dangerous Phishing E-mails and Texts Cyber Thieves Sent in Q1 2022

Businesswire

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research by Atlanta-based cyber security employee engagement firm Aware Force shows cyber crooks were devious in the first three months of 2022 in their attempts to dupe people into giving them money and personal information. Here are seven of the year’s most common phishing emails, so far:

Fake streaming links: Cybercrooks sent emails offering paid links to stream the new Spiderman movie, “No Way Home,” which was only playing in theaters. “When purchasers provided their credit card or bank account information, money was debited from their account, but, of course, the streaming link didn’t work,” reports Richard Warner, founder and CEO of Aware Force, which specializes in engaging its clients’ employees in cyber security awareness.

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