According to an Accenture study, phishing and other social engineering attacks cost victims more than $ 1.4 million in 2018.
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When hackers engage in phishing, they can, for example, retrieve credit card numbers, e-mail account passwords, and bank credentials. Many confidential information can end up on the hook, and anything a consumer needs to become vulnerable is a moment of trust in the wrong email, website or wrong payment portal.
The practice is on the rise: An annual Accenture study found that 85 percent of companies experienced phishing and social engineering attacks ̵
Related: More than 150,000 US small business websites can be infected with malware at any point in time. How to protect yours.
Learn more about phishing – and how to protect your confidential information from becoming a catch of the day in the infographic below.