The local fire department is reaching out to let our small business know that we’ve passed our inspection. Very important! Or is it? Let’s take a close look at an innocuous email that slipped into a Firewalls.com inbox in an article we’re calling “Anatomy of a Phishing Email.” How phishing attacks work Building false trust […]
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Featured Threat Dictionary Term
Smishing is much like phishing, in which an attacker sends a potentially enticing message to either spread malware or steal personal information. The difference? Smishing doesn't target your email inbox, but rather comes to you via SMS - more commonly known as text messages. Look for numbers you don't know, numbers that don't look like actual phone numbers, and know that your bank, credit card provider, etc. won't be soliciting personal info via text.