Information Protection – Tip 1

Let’s start with the basics… It’s called phishing for a reason…
95 Percent of all successful attacks started with an attempt to get you to click on a link you shouldn’t…
http://lrs.ms/atks-hum-err
Seriously people; would you knowingly drive to a questionable part of town… in the middle of the night… with your doors unlocked… your windows rolled down…  your wallet, purse or whatever sitting open on the front seat… cash and credit cards out in plain sight and easy reach…
AND THEN give all of your personal information including driver’s license number, social security number, passport and banking information to the first STRANGER you meet?
THAT’S exactly what you’re doing when you venture to those questionable websites (if you really need a lesson on the ones to which I refer dust me privately and I’ll be happy to give you my opinion), or click the link in the email guiding you to an heretofore unknown inheritance from the long lost you didn’t know you had.
Here’s my first tip… DON’T
Patient: “Doctor, Doctor! It hurts when I do this…”
Doctor: “Well, don’t do that!”

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