A $23.5 million phishing scheme was carried out in 2018 that impacted the U.S. Department of Defense.
U.S. election officials and other state and local government officials received invoice-themed phishing emails aiming to steal their credentials, warned the FBI.
Attackers are using compromised Microsoft Exchange servers to launch thread-hijacking attacks that infect victims with the IcedID malware.
A recent report found that phishing attacks and zero-day exploits that target mobile devices have crept up over the past year.
Phishing attacks have increased across the board over the past year as companies continue to grapple with unique remote and hybrid work environment challenges.