Instructional Video [Copy]

Instructional Video [Copy]

Published on 30 June 2022
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Transcript
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Gone Phishing
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Krechelle Stevenson University of Central Florida Summer 2022 HIM 6121C
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If you landed here, keep watching to learn more about Phishing.
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So, what is Phishing?
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A fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to induce individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers.
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How does Phishing work?
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Cybercriminals attempt to elicit personal information from you using a trusted sender.
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(ex: Financial Institutions, Job Boards, Shopping Sites)
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These criminals use: - fear - curiosity - urgency to compel you to click a link or open file attachments.
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Clicking any link or opening attachments in a phishing email compromises your personal data and your home/work networks.
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How can you detect phishing attempts?
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Examine hypertext links Examine sender email address Ensure that the destination URL links matches your trusted sender
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ex: [email protected]
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ex: clickhere.pdf
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You can prevent phishing attacks
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Don't click on email links from unknown sources Never give out personal information over email
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Monitor your online accounts regularly Be aware of pop-up windows Track the latest phishing attacks
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What if I receive a phishing email?
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Do not open the email!
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Report the email!
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Delete the email!
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Keep your browser updated!
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Thank you for watching!
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Compiled from What Is Phishing? at Cisco.com