Earlier today, everyone at Atlantic Media received an email warning them to “reverify” their Google Apps account. But the email wasn’t actually from Google; it was from Atlantic Media’s Chief Technology Officer Tom Cochran, who wanted to test his staff to find out it they would click the fake link.
And within two hours, 58 percent of people at Atlantic Media did.
“Across our entire company, 58% of us clicked the email after opening it. Wow. Fifty-eight percent!” Mr. Cochran wrote in a follow up email chastising Atlantic Media employees. “With those odds, all a scammer needs to do is craft an intriguing enough subject line and they have a great chance at getting your account information. Then, you’re hacked and so is Atlantic Media.”
Atlantic Media’s not-yet-launched “global business brand,” Quartz, has added a vice president of “global revenue,” Atlantic president Justin Smith announced today in a release. Michael Cascio, most recently the head of sales at social app network 140 Proof, was director of sales at Gawker Media for three years. Fellow Gawker media alum Chris Batty is Quartz’s publisher.
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