We spend a lot of time discussing the types of threats that exist online and offering advice on how to avoid becoming the victim of online fraud. Today, I want to briefly discuss the best ways to react to online threats after you become aware of them, because there are a number of organizations offering services out there that are seeking to make the Internet a safer place. All these organizations need, in some circumstances, is information from you.
Phishing is a type of social engineering scam where an attacker attempts to dupe his victims into handing over potentially valuable information. One of the most popular types of phishing attacks comes via email. The attacker crafts an email that would appear to come from a source that is trusted by the recipient. The email may purport to come […]