Microsoft has reported that phishing attacks increased by 250% in 2018.
What is phishing?
Phishing is an attempt to get information such as usernames, passwords or financial details by posing as a well-known company.
What can be done to prevent an attack?
A digital threat analyst is quoted in the article as saying, “the best defence for organisations is to take a layered approach to security." (Click on the link to read the full article.)
Good quality anti-virus software and threat protection systems can help to keep you safe.
These should be complimented by training to ensure you and your staff understand what phishing is, how to spot it and what action to take if a phishing attack is suspected.
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