Craig Pepper
June 13, 2024
2 Min Read

Phishing

Phishing Attacks: Don’t Take the Bait

Phishing attacks are deceptive attempts by attackers to trick individuals into providing sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card numbers. These attacks typically come in the form of seemingly legitimate emails or messages.

Common Phishing Techniques:

  1. Email Phishing: Fraudulent emails that appear to be from reputable sources.
  2. Spear Phishing: Targeted attacks on specific individuals or organizations.
  3. Whaling: Targeting high-profile executives or leaders.

Protection Tips:

  • Be cautious of unsolicited emails and messages.
  • Verify the authenticity of the sender before clicking on links or attachments.
  • Use anti-phishing tools and educate yourself about common phishing tactics.

By staying aware of phishing tactics, you can avoid falling victim to these schemes.

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