Spam: The Security Threat You Easily Forget

About this time last year, I spoke at a Cybersecurity conference in Krakow. I was asked during a video interview to identify security threats that I believed were most pressing. (Ignore the suit…) Yes, I said spam. Not DDoS? Not ransomware? Not breach of personal data? Not IoT? Are you daft, Dave? No. My thinking has not changed a full year later. Spam is a criminal infrastructure enabler Spam may have been merely annoying, unsolicited messages in your inbox at one time, but that was a millennia ago. The average spam volume reported to the Cisco Talos Email and Web…

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