Credentials harvesting is a type of cyberattack where the threat actors’ goal is to steal the targeted users’ credentials. The stolen credentials can then be sold by hackers on the dark web or used directly to commit fraud, identity theft, and industrial espionage. Malicious hackers use several techniques to trick users to give away their access credentials. One technique that stands out is spear phishing.
Download this report for an analysis of the techniques used by attackers to craft spear phishing attacks to steal user credentials, and the most effective ways to detect and prevent them.