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Assignment 4, Phishing

Assignment 4, Phishing

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  • 1. By: Rikhard Räihä
  • 2. Content• General• Avoid Phishing• How to notice Phishing• Victim of Phishing• Sources
  • 3. General• Phishing is used by criminals• Criminals try to trick people to give up their bank account information and credit card numbers etc.• Phishing usually comes in the form of e-mail• It usually says it is from a bank, and wants you to continue to another link and change your password or bank information etc.• The e-mails often appears to be authentic
  • 4. General• Phishing is used for identity theft• They are after your personal information so that they can e.g. open a bank account in your name
  • 5. Avoid Phishing• Don’t open unfamiliar e-mails• Never give up your personal information on web sites• Always check or contact the part that asks for your information
  • 6. How to notice Phishing• In some cases it’s hard to tell the difference between a legitimate or a phishing e-mail• In most of the cases you can detect many spelling errors in a phishing e-mail• Usually there is a link they want you to follow, if the link directs you to another page then promised then it’s probably a Phishing web site
  • 7. Victim of Phishing• Contact the place you gave information about• Contact your bank• If possible change password
  • 8. Sources• http://www.securelist.com/en/threats/spam?chapter=85• http://banking.about.com/od/securityandsafety/a/phishingscams.htm

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