Scammers Access 50% of Compromised Accounts Within 12 Hours

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FOSTER CITY, Calif. and LONDON, June 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Agari by HelpSystems, the market share leader in phishing defense for the enterprise, unveiled today the results of an investigation into the anatomy of compromised email accounts. The threat intelligence brief, titled Anatomy of a Compromised Account, is the first research of its kind, showcasing how threat actors use credential phishing sites to gather passwords, and what they do with them post-compromise.

The Agari Cyber Intelligence Division (ACID) completed a six-month investigation by seeding more than 8,000 phishing sites mimicking Microsoft Account, Microsoft Office 365, and Adobe Document Cloud login screens. After successfully submitting credentials, the team linked individual phishing attacks to specific actors and their post-compromise actions in order to better understand the lifecycle of the compromised account.

Specific stats uncovered in the extensive research…

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