Mitigate Credential Harvesting attacks with simulated email and login page templates

Credential harvesting attacks are a popular attack method to steal user credentials to gain access to sensitive information, systems, or accounts. Learn how Hoxhunt utilizes both simulated email and login page templates to train employees on the entire lifecycle of credential-based attacks.

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Credential harvesting attacks are a popular attack method to steal user credentials (like usernames and passwords) to gain unauthorized access to sensitive information, systems, or accounts.

Over the last decade, 31% of breaches involved the use of stolen credentials (source: Verizon's 2024 Data Breach Investigations Report).

Why care about credential harvesting attacks?

In these types of attacks, attackers utilize both phishing emails and fake login pages to trick users into revealing their credentials.

Due to the multi-touch nature of credential harvesting attacks, it’s imperative that security awareness managers make sure employees are trained to not only to identify malicious emails, but also be taught the cyber skills to identify when a login page might be malicious.

How to mitigate credential harvesting attacks

Employees should be brought up to speed on key credential harvesting indicators, like mimicking login service emails, urgency-based messaging, and fake login pages to be able to recognize and avoid potential threats.

Regular training and simulated phishing attacks will give employees a feel for what real threats look like, as well as a process for dealing with them.

Simulate credential harvesting attacks with Hoxhunt

Hoxhunt utilizes both credential harvesting email templates and fake login pages to train employees on the entire lifecycle of credential-based attacks.

Steps to credential harvesting training with Hoxhunt

Hoxhunt credential harvesting phishing simulations enable you to:

  • Train on safe credential management: Build up end-users' ability to detect and report credential harvesting attacks.
  • Simulate trusted login experiences: Mimic sites and login pages that are well-known and trusted by your end-users.
  • Report the amount of entered credentials: Monitor and report the number of end-users starting to enter credentials.
  • Ensure safe and secure training practices: Hoxhunt allows you to train your end-users  securely, without storing any entered data

By implementing security awareness and phishing training that is personalized, rewarding, and digestible, you can build a solid foundation of security-first practices and tangibly change the way employees respond to real credential-based threats.

To start training your employees, get started with Hoxhunt today.

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