Be Cybersmart on Phishing

By Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency - Published, October 1, 2020

Phishing attacks use email or malicious websites to infect your machine with malware and viruses in order to collect personal and financial information. Cybercriminals attempt to lure users to click on a link or open an attachment that infects their computers, creating vulnerability to attacks. Phishing emails may appear to come from a real financial institution, e-commerce site, government agency, or any other service, business, or individual. The email may also request personal information such as account numbers, passwords, or Social Security numbers. When users respond with the information or click on a link, attackers use it to access users' accounts.

The PDF available for download below provides tips on how to be cybersmart when it comes to phishing attempts.

For more information about how you can Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart, visit www.cisa.gov/ncsam.

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