Common Phishing Techniques to Watch Out For by Rae Steinbach


Phishing is a major internet security concern affecting millions of people every year and causing billions of dollars in damage. Furthermore, phishing attempts have become 65 percent more common in just the last year. Phishing attempts can occur regularly, and look as though they’re sent from legitimate companies. They’re often made to resemble banks, Apple, Amazon, and other large, well-known businesses, and sometimes the only thing that identifies them as a phishing attempt is a typo or a slightly altered logo. Computers and antivirus software offer limited protection against phishing, as do online tools such as email checkers and the like, but that isn’t enough to keep you safe against current phishing techniques. This article will cover some of the most common phishing tactics in 2019 and how you can protect yourself and your employees. Phishing via Messaging Applications Phishing is most commonly associated with email, but it can be....

August 13, 2019
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