Social Engineering Attacks Increases in Q4 2022, Reveals Avast Labs

14 February 2023
Cybercriminals are becoming more adept at creating a sense of urgency for victims and motivating them to engage in their agenda, reveals the Avast Q4 2022 report. Refund and invoice fraud saw a 22% jump in December 2022, with perpetrators utilizing emails originating from a trustworthy organization to create the illusion of unauthorized charges and false receipts.