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Phishing Case Studies

Tutorial Content

At a Glance

  • Phishing Refresher
  • Real-World Threats
  • 4 Case Studies

In this tutorial we use multiple real-world examples of successful phishing attacks to better understand not only the tactics used by genuine attackers, but also how to mitigate this all too common and avoidable threat.

“Had this attack occurred at any other time in the year, the HR directors may not have been so quick to agree to these requests.”

- Hut Six, Social Engineering Case Studies

Learning Objectives

  • Reinforcing Preceding Phishing Material
  • Common Tactics
  • Impact of Phishing
  • Completion time: ~ 8 minutes