Deception-based attacks are the primary attack vector used by all hackers. Why? It is the easiest way to steal information without having to break through the front door. These days, we are seeing a decline in people breaking through a firewall or exploiting vulnerabilities and seeing an increase in social engineering tactics like phishing. It’s less noisy, but it is also very effective, especially with new technology that makes it tough to detect "phishy" activity.