Phishing prevention

phishing emailAs per, “over 5 million consumers in the United States lost cash due to phishing assaults over a 12-month period ending in September 2008, resulting in a 39.8% rise from the preceding 12 months. Basically all that mean is that Phishing is getting worst and that anyone could become a victim.To protect ourselves for phishing we have to first understand what it is.

What is Phishing ?

Phishing is a method used by criminals to mislead us into thinking we are submitting our private data to legitimate organizations such as banks.

How to protect yourself ?
Most if not all organizations will never ask us to verify out user names and password via a email. Knowing this will save us a lot of money and potential headache. If you are not sure about a creepy email call the organization that sent it to you. I am sure they will thank you for doing so.When in doubt always delete fishy emails. If it was that important your bank will contact you.
Watch the YouTube below to better understand Phishing and how you can protect yourself.

Phishing Scams in Plain English