Cybersecurity Trend: Lateral Phishing

In this blog, we’ll be highlighting an emerging threat known as lateral phishing.

While account takeover has been one of the most common and fastest growing email security threats in recent years, researchers have uncovered a new type of account takeover attack they’ve coined, “lateral phishing”. 
What is lateral phishing? 
Using hijacked accounts they’ve recently compromised successfully, attackers send out phishing emails to a variety of recipients.