What is phishing?
Phishing is a cybercrime in which a target or targets are contacted by email, telephone or text message by someone posing as a legitimate institution to lure individuals into providing sensitive data such as personally identifiable information, banking and credit card details, and passwords.
The information is then used to access important accounts and can result in identity theft and financial loss.
The best defense against this cybercrime is to train your employees to recognize these attacks and report them. What should they look for? The image below from KnowBe4 shows 22 red flags commonly found in phishing attempts:
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