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One of the most common, yet difficult-to-spot, strategies that cyber criminals use to defraud victims is phishing. Whether it's through a phony email, a fake website login or a simple phone call, phishing is everywhere.
This is especially true for healthcare organizations, which are among the most targeted sectors for phishing attacks, because of two main factors: a large number of users and a high dependency on data.
What is Phishing?
Phishing attacks are the practice of sending fraudulent communications that appear to come from a reputable source. Their goal is to steal sensitive personal data, login credentials, or to install malware on the victim's machine.
How does Phishing work?
Phishing attacks come in many forms, and are always made to look like they come from a trusted source. Here are some common types of phishing attacks:
What to look out for
Here are a few simple things to look for, in order to protect yourself online.
At the end of the day, trust your instincts. If a message seems "phishy," it probably is.
What to do if you suspect a phishing attempt?