phishing text message example

Back in May of this year, Verizon published its 15th annual Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR) for 2022 which states that 82% of breaches involved the human element, whether it is the user of stolen credentials, phishing, misuse, or an error, people are the biggest contributors to security incidents and breaches.

The past several months has also resulted in numerous phishing attacks via corporate email and SMS text messages. One more notable attack was a very official looking email regarding my work performance and receiving a pay raise with innocuous-looking link to a malicious website.

Other colleagues have reported receiving text messages from our company CEO, again with a link to a malicious site. It’s very easy to fall victim to this sophisticated social engineering traps especially on our mobile devices we continue to heavily use them while we work in the Everywhere Workplace.

phishing email example

This short video just serves to remind the hybrid workforce that use their mobile devices for work that Ivanti has a Mobile Threat Defense solution that will block new and known malicious domains and websites! 

Phishing in the Everywhere Workplace