Most business professionals are familiar with the concept of phishing, but not everyone is able to successfully sidestep an attack. Phishing attacks usually come at you via email and attempt to gather information about you or your business illegitimately. This information could be personal, financial, or client specific. For example, Mattel fell victim to a phishing attack a few years ago when a Mattel executive sent $3 million to a group of hackers under false pretenses. But these attacks don’t have to be as extravagant. It could be an email asking you to update your login credentials, click on a link, or download an attachment.
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