Phishing scam targets WordPress users | Avast

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Phishing scams are pouring into inboxes in droves. And as the sheer volume of these scams increases, so do the levels of sophistication. Verizon reports that 30% of phishing scam emails get opened by the targeted users, with 12% of those users clicking on the included malicious link or attachment. According to the SANS Institute, 95% of all cyberattacks on businesses are successful spear-phishing attacks — successful in that the specifically-targeted users took the bait and clicked. The latest trending phishing scam targets the webmasters of WordPress-based sites.

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