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New report offers insights into phishing scammers’ go-to tricks

Healthcare security firm Proofpoint has found that more than three-quarters of email attacks on healthcare organizations use malicious URLs. The research also revealed that healthcare companies are particularly vulnerable to phishing attacks, as employees often click on links assuming they are safe. The report also highlighted that phishing emails often use subject lines with go-to terms such as “payment,” “request,” and “urgent,” and that attacks are most likely to occur on weekdays between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m.

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