Last month FreshPerspectives explored the anatomy of a “Phishing Attack” and gave some tips on how to recognize attempts to commandeer personal information online. This month we outline how to proactively prevent damage from phishing expeditions and how to respond if you suspect an attack may have succeeded. To review, ‘phishing’ is the practice of […]

‘Phishing’ is the practice of sending fraudulent emails, designed to mimic the emails of legitimate companies, in order to “bait” individuals to reveal personal information such as credit card or Social Security numbers, passwords, and birthdays. With high-profile data breaches in the news every day in the past months, most companies and individuals have found […]