2021 Annual State Of Phishing

Security teams are overwhelmed today when it comes to defending their organisation against threats. The tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) leveraged by phishing attackers range from tried-and-true to innovative. In 2020, Cofense Intelligence tracked several common delivery tactics used to defeat email gateways and other perimeter controls. Credential-theft campaigns account for over 50% of phish reported by end users to Cofense’s Phishing Defense Center™ (PDC). This report examines how COVID-19 changed the threat landscape and the phishing trends that emerged during the last year.