InfoSec Guide: Impersonations and Brand Abuse in Financial Services
An analysis of tactics and steps for security teams to dismantle impersonation-based intrusions.
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Impersonations can take many forms, and hackers often leverage several platforms to conduct broad scale campaigns. By mimicking a financial institution’s name, logo, website and even their people, hackers are able to trick consumers, employees and third parties into divulging information, providing network access, and sending funds. This report details the persistent and emerging impersonation tactics hackers use to specifically target the financial services industry.