Research links three major cybercriminal gangs to 30% of all global non-credit data breaches. Two Canadian teens are presumed to be directly attributed to roughly 42% of all non-credit card related data breaches that occurred between January 2017 to June of 2020.
Research on underground forums found that cybercriminals made careers selling network access for up to five figures instead of exploiting the networks themselves.
Phishing emails are highly effective today because workers have been groomed to have an immediate response to them. Here is a breakdown of each of these widely-used cognitive responses.