Phishing Fears

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This module is applicable to all users of electronic mail. Phishing is the practise of sending out false emails, generally posing as a bank or similar organisation, to a wide audience with the hope that some of them will reply and divulge their account details.

Phishing attacks can lead to financial loss or loss of business critical information and can affect a company’s reputation. This module introduces Phishing and demonstrates how easy it is to be fooled into divulging information which can then be used to obtain personal or company information.

This module covers…

  • How a Phishing scam works
  • The repercussions of a Phishing attack
  • How to avoid becoming a victim

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