5 Things to Look For Before You Click – The Anatomy of a Phishing Email

At the most basic level, a phishing scam involves sending fraudulent emails that appear to be from a reputable person or company, with the goal of deceiving recipients into either clicking on a malicious link or downloading an infected attachment, usually to steal financial or confidential information.

How Phishers Are Using Encrypted Sites to Scam You

Just when you thought cyber criminals couldn’t get smarter, along comes a new scamming technique. Previously used for safeguarding browsing activity, encryption tools are now used by hackers in carrying out phishing scams. 

How Safe is Your Password Really?

Imagine this: You’re setting up your login information for your email, or maybe it’s your Cloud database account. Upon entering your password, the program prompts you to include a capitalized letter, number and possibly a symbol in your password. You wonder, “Is this really necessary? Who’s going to be THAT determined to break into my accounts?” Well to answer that question: hackers.