By now, social media has clearly established itself as a dominant force in our lives. Nearly three-quarters of adults who go online use a social network of some kind. More than2 of 5 use multiple social network sites. As a result, cyber criminals are flocking to these sites to trigger attacks, targeting users and organizations. In fact, one-third of data breaches originate via social networks, and companies suffer an average of $5.4 million per attack.
“Anatomy of an Enterprise Social Cyber Attack” by ZeroFox provides an introduction to the attack methodologies of adversaries. Through the following tactics, seven in ten individuals fall prey to a cyber attack – putting their employer organizations at risk in the process.