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Internal Phishing Attacks Phishing attacks are already difficult to defend against when they start from outside the organization.  Phishing attacks that start from within the organization are especially nasty.  Some of the challenges presented by internal phishing attacks relate to common approaches to user security and awareness training.  Typically users are trained to verify the origin of the email.  For example, users are told to look at the email’s sender name, the domain name, and the destination of hyperlinks.  For an internal phishing attack, each of those attributes likely will appear safe, because the email is coming from a real sender, a trusted domain name,Read More →