The Mimecast Threat Center analyzed billions of emails from July through September of this year, and explored the major campaigns impacting Australia, Germany, South Africa, the U.K. and U.S. They uncovered the following trends during this period:
- Impersonation attacks are on the rise.
- The overwhelming majority of attacks remain less sophisticated, high-volume forms of attack, and more complex attacks take place over a period of days.
- File compression is an attack format of choice.
- The top sectors for attack globally are in order of targeting; Transportation, Storage and Delivery, Financial: Banking and the Professional Services: Legal sectors.
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