Did You Know?
• 45% of Americans have had their personal information compromised by a data breach in the last five years.
• 72% of Americans believe that most of what they’re doing while online is being tracked by advertisers, technology firms and other companies.
• Over half of Americans (52%) say they have decided not to use a product or service because they were worried about how much personal information was being collected about them.
Have you ever gotten a call or email where someone is asking you the follow?
If so, you have experienced "phishing" it is when hackers literally go and fish for you data by asking you questions that prompt you to revile personal information. The tricky part of phishing scams is that sometimes the email or call can appear completely legitimate and even have the caller ID of your bank or the Social Security Agency.
So what can you do to protect yourself from phishing scams?
Disclaimer: Information retrieved from www.cisa.gov/ncsam, visit their website for more information.