Security Explained

Phishing

October 28, 2020 Chris Grayson, Drew Porter, Logan Lamb Season 1 Episode 5
Security Explained
Phishing
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Security Explained
Phishing
Oct 28, 2020 Season 1 Episode 5
Chris Grayson, Drew Porter, Logan Lamb

Did you know that there's a Nigerian prince that just so happens to know you and needs you to help them transfer some money into your country? How about you download and share this FREE Starbucks gift card that your company's benefits program has enrolled in? Do you need to update Adobe Flash?

If you've ever seen an email informing you of anything above, chances are you were on the receiving end of a phishing attack. In this episode we cover what phishing means, what forms of phishing attacks are out there, how you can improve your chances at identifying communications as phishing, and we share a few stories about the phish we have caught.

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Did you know that there's a Nigerian prince that just so happens to know you and needs you to help them transfer some money into your country? How about you download and share this FREE Starbucks gift card that your company's benefits program has enrolled in? Do you need to update Adobe Flash?

If you've ever seen an email informing you of anything above, chances are you were on the receiving end of a phishing attack. In this episode we cover what phishing means, what forms of phishing attacks are out there, how you can improve your chances at identifying communications as phishing, and we share a few stories about the phish we have caught.