By: Larry Kim
These six tips will help keep your email account and personal data safe and secure.
Hackers are always coming up with new sophisticated phishing schemes to steal any personal information they can.
Hackers want to gain access to your email because so much of valuable personal information can be found there.
Case in point: Earlier this month, there was a pretty serious phishing attack that targeted Gmail users. As NBC News reported:
Although I wasn’t impacted by this phishing scam, millions of people were. I knew some of them.
Luckily, most of my friends were savvy enough to recognize the scam for what it was and reported and deleted the emails. Most, but not all, unfortunately.
Don’t become the next victim of hackers. Keep your personal data safe and secure.
Here’s how to recognize phishing and how to avoid it.
How Phishing Works
At the most basic level, here’s how a phishing scam works:
How to Avoid It
What can you do if you suspect phishing?
Here are some simple tips courtesy of Citrix ShareFile, which helps businesses securely and easily share files: