Microsoft is the Most-Imitated Brand for Phishing Emails

by | November 14, 2020 | Cybersecurity News

While people shifted to working from home, brands like Microsoft and Amazon rose to the top of cybercriminals scam-to-list.

Microsoft got the first place when it comes to hacker impersonations by having their products and services featured in nearly a fifth of all the global brand phishing attacks in the third quarter of 2020.

According to Check Point, which found that the computing giant leapt from fifth place in the second quarter (accounting for 7 percent of attacks) to first place, attackers continue to capitalize on remote workforces created by the coronavirus pandemic.

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