The May 2021 installment of Akamai’s State of the Internet Report series focused on the financial services sector, where phishing and credential stuffing attacks have increased dramatically. The attacks resemble those which plague the media and entertainment industry and merit its attention.
Read the May report: “Akamai 2021 State of the Internet / Security report: Phishing for Finance”
Why it matters
The report provides close-ups of two phishing kits which pirates can use to communicate with consumers and banking employees over SMS or email, masquerading as major brands to collect log-in credentials.
These can provide insight on the kinds of tools that are also used by media piracy operations