Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Phishing Scam - What is it?

Face it, the world we know has officially entered the digital age, there is almost nothing you cannot do online.  However with a larger digital footprint comes a different type of scammer.

We have seen them before as shysters trying to con you out of your money or a nefarious telemarketer saying just about anything to sell you a bill of goods.

Now online, hackers attempting to scam you by sending links to authentic looking banking sites that asks for you to log in.

Not only banking, but for Emails and Social Media sites.  Scammers look for these accounts to spread these password stealing sites to your contacts under the guise of a trusted relative, friend, or coworker.

Just with any other scam, just about anyone can arm themselves to protect against these hackers with some simple knowledge.

Check out this article: 7 Ways to Identify and Protect Against Phishing Emails in Google Apps

https://goo.gl/UVpgTQ

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