Tuesday – Cyber Tip: Phishing

Don’t Take the Bait

Phishing occurs when cyber criminals try to get us to open harmful links, emails or attachments that could request our personal information or infect our devices. Phishing messages or “bait” usually come in the form of an email, text, direct message on social media or phone call. These messages are often designed to look like they come from a trusted person or organization, to get us to respond.

The good news is we can avoid the phish hook and keep our accounts secure with these tips!

Infographic: Stay safe with these 3 phishing scam tips

Video: Recognize and Report Phishing (youtube.com)