Tips On Protection Against Common Phishing Scam

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Phishing is an attempt to hack you through posing as a legitimate email. It is very vital to understand and be vigilant about how sophisticated the technique is. You cannot protect yourself 100% unless you stop using email and text messaging. Log on http://tellemgrodypr.com/

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Tips On Protection Against Common Phishing Scam www.tellemgrodypr.com

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Phishing is an attempt to hack you through posing as a legitimate email. It is very vital to understand and be vigilant about how sophisticated the technique is. You cannot protect yourself 100% unless you stop using email and text messaging. But there are a few ways to reduce the chances of getting hacked. www.tellemgrodypr.com

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1. It Pays to Be Paranoid: Never Click on Links in Unsolicited Email or Text Messages - An email phishing scam is a deceptive email or text messages that seem to be from a person or company known to the victim. It aims to illegally gather personal and/or financial information from the recipient. The best way to avoid being scammed is to really be safe, don’t click on any link in an email or text message that is unsolicited. www.tellemgrodypr.com

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2. Don’t Act on Requests from Trusted Sources ( Spearphishing ) - Spearphishing is a more targeted type of phishing. Spear phishing attempts can take many different forms like the most common method of hacking involves tricking you into entering in your login and password, or other vital information. But in some cases, even just clicking on a link can lead to your account being hacked. The best way to prevent being hacked is to verify any unexpected email asking you to click on a link. www.tellemgrodypr.com

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  3. Keep All Your Applications and Your Operating System Patched and Updated - Many hacks occur because someone hasn't updated Windows or Internet Explorer. Keep anti-virus and anti-malware software up to date, and make sure you have the latest versions of an Internet browser. Sometimes the software on your computer can warn you if you’re about to do something stupid or can actually prevent it. So in the end, the best protection is to be vigilant and paranoid. www.tellemgrodypr.com

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