Cyber threats are increasing. Here's what you need to know about this venerable, but increasingly sophisticated, form of cybercrime.
Phishing is a cyber attack that uses disguised email as a weapon. The goal is to trick the email recipient into believing that the message is something they want or need — a request from their bank, for instance, or a note from someone in their organization — and to click a link or download an attachment.
phish·ing - the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords or credit card details, by disguising as a trustworthy entity in electronic communications.
Watch our three short videos below on Cyber Security - Safer in Seconds with Travis to stay ahead of any phishing attacks.
Introduction to Phishing Attacks
Phishing: In Case of Attack
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