Strangest Phishing Lures of 2019: From Divorce Papers to Real Estate Decoys

Hackers aren’t just targeting infrastructure anymore – they’re actively playing on the emotions of people, whether it’s a consumer who desperately wants to lose weight to an employee who is nervous he will lose his job if he doesn’t do exactly what his boss says. That’s according to Proofpoint’s 2019 Human Factor Report, released this week, which outlines the top social engineering tactics that attackers are using – including the most lucrative industries and victim types they’re looking at, the most-clicked type of spear-phishing and spam message (hint:

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