How to Avoid Getting Hooked by Phishing Scams

Here’s a helpful phishing scams advice article if you want some simple tips on protecting your business from phishing scams.

Michelle Drolet at NetworkWorld wrote: “High-profile hacking attacks might dominate the headlines, but one of the biggest risks to your security isn’t software vulnerabilities or malware, it’s phishing attacks.

There were more than 1.2 million phishing attacks last year alone, up 65% over 2015, according to the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG)

Victims click the link in an email and get taken to a website that looks just like the real thing, but in reality, it has been created to steal information. Here are the seven steps:
http://www.networkworld.com/article/3189044/security/7-steps-to-avoid-getting-hooked-by-phishing-scams.html

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