Phishing: Email, an initial attack vector
The email, the foot in the door of the IT system target
The email is regularly used as an initial vector to begin a cyberattack on a company or an individual.
The initial objective for an individual that sends you this email is making you click on a malicious link or making you execute a file. To achieve their goal, the technic consists in trapping the user thanks to an email often usurping a real organism to fool the recipient.
The final objective is:
And after the click?
Why the antivirus didn’t stop the malicious code
Technique is not sufficient