Don’t you remember those pesky messages that would politely tell us our information has been compromised and we need to verify our password or risk being locked out of our account completely?
Cyber-criminals have upped the ante over the years as they now target our business networks to get access to our client’s sensitive and private records. Not only are they going after more valuable information, they are using advanced malware infections that load onto our systems to give hackers access to files and information without you even replying to the message.
One employee who falls victim to a phishing attempt can accidentally divulge information or unknowingly load infected files on your machines which give hackers direct access into your network.
Has your entire staff been reminded about the importance of safe email habits this tax season?
The IRS has placed phishing on its list of the top 12 most common tax scams this year. Even though phishing has been around since the start of the Internet, don’t just assume your employees always think of your network’s security when opening an email message. With the number of phishing attempts on the rise, make sure your employees are reminded of these basic IRS email safety tips:
As cyber-criminals continue to advance their phishing methods you need full network protection that removes threats before they hit your inbox. Computer Rescue is your complete IT security provider that will protect you from email phishing attempts with:
Stay posted to our blog for the latest security news and trends, or call (403) 686-4567 to speak with a Computer Rescue security consultant to protect your inbox from phishing attempts.