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Typically, malware is delivered from external sources. It’s often made to look like it has originated from a known trusted source.
An unsuspecting internal user that clicks on a link or executes malicious code delivered via a phishing attack can be easily compromised and used as a pivot point to attack other systems, users or data in the internal network.
Anybody can be fooled into clicking on a malicious link they think came from a Facebook friend, LinkedIn connection, or what looks like an internal email.
A successful external attack can quickly become a broader internal attack, compromising many systems without any warning.
The most common warning signs to be aware of include:
The ideal preparation for an attack is conducting a Malware Breakout Penetration Test. This test will identify: