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Beware: Phishing can cause more damage than a virus.

If you received an email from the IRS would you respond? If you got an email from your Bank would you respond?
In many cases such an email can be a scam or far worse, fraud – tricking you into releasing personal or private information that can compromise your identity, finances, business or more. This is Phishing.

According to Wikipedia: “Phishing is the attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money) by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.”

Some tips to learn how to recognize Phishing can be found here.

If you have a website for your business, it is a good idea to protect it from others masquerading around as yours and endangering you and your clients. Here are some helpful tips.

Make no mistake, a computer virus can cause significant damage or loss. A Phishing attack can be worse; protect yourself.

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