This month’s topic:  Getting Phished: Why Phishing Works

 

From advance-fee scams to spoofed email addresses, phishing has long been the go-to attack in the social engineer’s playbook. With so many variants of these dangerous scams it is important to understand how and why a phishing scam works.

In this month’s security newsletter, learn why phishing scams work and how you can best protect yourself.

 

 

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Quick Tips

  • When it comes to social media, avoid posting too much information that may be used against you.
  • If an email is promising large sums of money or other unbelievable offers, it most likely is a phishing scam.

 

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