A majority of cyber security executives say their organizations might have been victims of at least one targeted social engineering attack in the past year, according to a new study by Information Security Media Group (ISMG) on behalf of security company Agari.

The study is based on a survey of more than 200 executives, and about two thirds (65%) of those organizations that were attacked via social engineering say that employees' credentials were compromised as a result of the attacks. In addition, financial accounts were breached in 17% of the attacks.

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