Credential Theft Via Spoofed Login Pages Increase, Healthcare Top Target

HealthITSecurity.com

Jessica Davis

A new IRONSCALES report found a drastic increase in successful credential theft attempts sent through spoofed login pages and social engineering attacks during the first half of 2020. And the most common recipients targeted with these attacks were those in the healthcare sector.

Researchers identified and analyzed fake login pages sent during the first half of the year, which are commonly used in support of spear-phishing campaigns and other hacks. In total, they identified more than 50,000 fake login pages, which spoofed login pages from over 200 prominent global brands.

Outside of healthcare, other leading recipients were...

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