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How to identify and deal with phishing scams

Not all cyber-attacks are as sophisticated or widespread as this month’s Wannacry ransomware attack. On most occasions cyber security breaches are in fact down to human factors. For example, the 2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index from IBM found that 60 per cent of all attacks were carried out by insiders. Of these, three quarters had malicious intent whilst one-quarter involved inadvertent actors. One of the most common ways that cyber security is compromised through what is known as phishing emails, messages,  or phone calls.

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Phishing mail – how to identify fake customer communication via email

Cyber criminals are using more and more perfidious methods in order to extract personal information from customers online, often for financial gain. One of the most common ways that this occurs is through fake emails, also known as phishing emails. At first glance, these can appear to be legitimate customer communication from companies or service providers that you are affiliated with, and can come in the form of bills or official looking notifications. They can also use attachments in their communication that, when opened, will infect the computer with hidden malware.

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